This week I’m cleaning out my closet based on what I’ve worn–or not–this summer. I like to edit my clothes at the end of the season so that a realistic view of my repertoire is fresh in my mind and I’m not tempted by pie-in-the-sky possibility: “Well, I didn’t wear that last year but maybe it’ll find new life this year….” Sometimes I do keep an under-used gem to give it a second chance to shine, either because my style has evolved or I’ve just gotten a little more creative. But for the most part, being honest about how often I’ve actually worn something in the very recent past is the surest path to creating a closet of clothes I love to wear.
Check back tomorrow and the rest of the week for what made the cut and what’s getting donated. Here’s a sneak peek–you tell me if it’s a keeper or not!
Have you ever worn something and felt like even though it was appropriate to the occasion, and not way outside your style comfort zone, it was just…meh? Didn’t really feel like you? That’s how I felt yesterday in this outfit:
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This weekend we went to the Folk Fest in Norcross, Georgia. The fest is billed as the biggest of its kind, showing “primitive” art (i.e. from artists with no formal training) and art celebrating the creative and cultural traditions of the South. It was glorious.
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As you may know, one of my jobs includes preaching twice a month at a local church. Since dresses are the easiest thing for me to throw on on Sunday mornings, it’s a continual struggle to remember to wear something to which the mic pack can attach: pants, a skirt, or at least a belt over my dress. This week, I succeeded!
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