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I have so little wardrobe space. I tend to put cardis, tops and some knitwear on hangers otherwise it gets impossibly creased on the shelf (and not much shelf room), so need to pack away a few summer dresses.
Yes I have packed away my just summer clothes in a small drawer as there aren't that many items that don't do other seasons too. A couple of strappy cotton dresses, a denim mini skirt that doesn't look right with tights and boots, shorts and some vest tops.
Yes, I'm just having a break while the shoe cupboard dries before sorting out the winter boots /shoes and packing up my summer sandals. Most summer clothes are now in the loft and the winter coats / jumpers are out. Good time to take things to charity shop, throw things away and stock up on shoe polish etc.
I rotate my stuff to the back of the wardrobe shelf. Stuff is folded in two rows, with the front row being stuff currently on season. Anything that is usually hung also gets folded and put to the back of the shelf.
I pack away short sleeved things, ankle socks, cotton or linen skirts and trousers (east Coast of Scotland here, brrr!) Into a suitcase in exchange for "winter" things (polo neck sweaters, woollen skirts, big coats, hats scarves gloves thick tights etc) and then into the bottom of the hallway cupboard. I did the changeover about 3 weeks ago. My wardrobe and drawers don't have room for everything so I like to concentrate on the stuff I can actually wear for the season.
Yep. Wash and iron short sleeved and linen etc things and then vacuum them down. Interestingly if they go in a vac bag they don't seem to crease badly. Have retired this year, so sorting out work (only) clothes for a charity shop and looking hard at things that I made do with for one more year. We had an influx of carpet beetle once ( birds's nests in the eves being the source apparently ) and we found vaccum bags helped kill them off ( and clearing out the nests) I do the same for winter clothes during the summer.
yes, things like sandals, strappy sun dresses, light weight cropped trousers etc. were stored away a couple of weeks ago. They go into 2 drawers in my bedroom which hold winter jumpers, scarfs, wool dresses and so on during the summer. All footwear is polished and sent for new heels / soles before being stored. Winter coats are sent for dry-cleaning before being put away for the summer.
Yes, I do this every year and it's a good time to weed out stuff that hasn't been worn all summer. I vacuum pack it and then put it in suitcases under the bed. I've read that you shouldn't use fabric conditioner the last time something is washed before storing... something to do with fabric deteriorating?
I packed away things like dresses I wear bare legged at the beginning of last month, along with short-sleeved t-shirts and sandals. They get vacuum bagged and put on the shelf on top of the wardrobe. Stuff like Breton tops which are mainly too lightweight to wear now have been moved to the bottom rail of the wardrobe. Heavy knits are still up at the top, lighter ones are in rotation, along with skirts for wearing with opaques. I have a week off work shortly and plan to haul everything out and have a good sort out, with things going on eBay and to the charity shop.