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WHere do you store all your clothes?

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NC543212345 Tue 28-Mar-17 19:23:44

I'm sorting out my wardrobe again but am still struggling for space. It could be down to the 200 best tops etc I have, but there are other parts I struggle with too.

Nice tops, jackets & dresses I like to hang. My trousers and skirts get stored on a big shelf, next shelf down I store basic tops, cardigans and some jumpers.
The one down from that I store vest tops and pyjamas.
The last one I store underwear and swimwear &bed linen.

So where should I put my scarfs and bags? And what about the 10,000 hoodies? Let's not forget the shoes!

Judydreamsofhorses Tue 28-Mar-17 19:33:51

I have the bulk of a built-in double wardrobe, which has two levels of hanging space on half of it. On top is blouses, jumpers, tops, dresses (and DP's suits), on the lower level is skirts, jeans etc. Things which are totally out of season get vacuum packed and put on a shelf at the top - hopefully the big jumpers will go up this weekend! Shoes/boots in the bottom. There's a shelving unit next to it which has things like vests, long-sleeved thermal Uniqlo tops, and "house clothes" which are glorified pyjamas - DP's jumpers are in there too. We have a big chest of drawers which has underwear and DP's t-shirts, then a huge coat cupboard in the hall which also houses scarves, bags etc. (The bulk of DP's shirts and other hanging clothes are in a wardrobe in the spare room.)

rainbowsockstoday Tue 28-Mar-17 19:38:23

Mine are still in packing cases 😆 moved in two and a half years ago and still haven't unpacked because there's no space for my things 😆

CakeThat Tue 28-Mar-17 20:41:12

Floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes are your friend (unless you have the space for walk-in). I've a double doored wardrobe with hanging rails at the top and middle, with work clothes on the top rail and casual clothes (including jeans folded over on hangers), plus a single cupboard with rail near the top for longer dresses etc and another single with shelves for bags, perfumes, hair dryer/ straightener etc. I also use the space at the bottom for storing shoes that I don't wear very often. It's blissful to have clothes hanging up rather than folded in drawers which keeps them from creasing. Other than that I have a bedside chest of drawers for underwear, nightwear, tights and socks.

RedMetamorphosis Tue 28-Mar-17 22:39:33

Regular clear out of stuff i don't wear - either eBay or charity. I'm ruthless at not keeping things that don't suit.

From what is remaining, I have one tiny wardrobe with shoes in the bottom and bags, scarves, belt at the top. I also have a double rail clothes rack and a chest of three drawers.

This is supposed to be shared with DP when he moves in but looking unlikely.

SesameSparkle Tue 28-Mar-17 22:46:42

I followed Marie Kondo, life changing magic of tidying up, kept only what sparked joy, learned to store the rest and got rid of several bin bags along the way. Now my wardrobe is a joy, there is space to spare, and I know where everything is.

DelphiniumBlue Tue 28-Mar-17 22:51:48

I hang everything I can, certainly all dresses, tops, skirts, t-shirts and cardigans-I think it's much easier to find things that are hung.
Jeans are folded on a shelf, but only because I don't have enough hanging space.
Shoes are in a shoe rack thingy, put together by DH, and boots are at the bottom of the wardrobe.
Scarves and belts hang on hooks and a scarf hanger on the inside of the wardrobe door. Necklaces on the door handles.
Underwear/socks/nightclothes all in drawers with dividers.
Earrings in a box lined with ice-cube trays.
I'm hopeless in the morning and find it much easier to get dressed when I can easily see everything.

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