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Blimey! Had a major clear out of my wardrobe today but instead of pulling everything out, holding it up and thinking "hmm, I still really like that",then putting it back in'the 'keep' pile, I actually made myself try most things on!
So...........now have an enormous pile of clothes ready for friends, charity, fancy dress etc etc! Since when did my t shirts and tops get so short and no longer meet the top of my jeans thus displaying large chunks of wobbly tummy? I kept imagining Trinny & Susannah standing there with me, touching boobs and bum in inappropritae manner and ended up being quite ruthless. Now actually feel quite smug with myself - so will now spend rest of evening online to find replacements for said items of clothing!
Cannot believe I have kept so much stuff which I never wore purely cos I never tried it on and realised how shocking it looked!
I love decluttering! Every spring and autumn I put away out-of-season clothes and get the other stuff out of storage, and I find that the perfect time to cull things that need chucking. If I haven't worn it since I got it out, for example, it can safely go in the charity bag.
It feels good to only have stuff you know fits you and is nice, though!
beware though, i got rid of some really nice stuff in a fit of postnatal fatness. if you are in major life transition then try to store it somewhere before jettisoning. ditto hair. well not store it, but not chop off in fit.
ah, see, ll, i did when i was! i reveled in it. i knew no matter what, it wouldn't last.
i was a climber and yogi and fit and lithe. i had a tan from about april on from outdoor sports. i used to wear cute sandals with ankle bracelets and skirts about two inches above the knee and sundresses and sleeveless tops to show off my buff upper arms.
i wore a UK size 6 with 36C boobs. i used to have my hair cut every 6 weeks and highlighted every 12.