My Wardrobe, Myself

The intersection of clothing, emotions, and life

For the past decade-plus, I’ve shopped the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (NAS) each summer. I deliberately sat out the sale in 2013 (you can read my reasons why HERE), but I’ve otherwise shopped it every single year. I’ve written multiple posts about my experiences with the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale on both this blog and Recovering Shopaholic. …

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Over the years, I’ve written many times about the problems that can occur when we accumulate too many clothes. An overly full closet can become overwhelming, and having more garments to choose from doesn’t always mean that we’re well-dressed. In fact, it can sometimes have the opposite effect when decision fatigue sets in. Last month, …

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Although I sometimes do major closet reviews and get rid of a lot of items, that’s not what usually happens for me. In most instances, I decide to get rid of pieces a bit at a time as I either wear them or attempt to wear them. Sometimes I put something on and immediately realize …

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In my last two posts, I recapped my best purchases of 2021, starting with my favorite at-home acquisitions and ending with the top pieces I bought for my out-and-about wardrobe. Now it’s time to switch over the other side of the equation, those items that I shouldn’t have bought. Fortunately, I made a lot more …

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In my last post, I shared my wardrobe “do’s,” which are the characteristics that I want to be present in my clothing, shoes, and accessories. It’s helpful to be crystal clear on what we like so we can zero in on those features when we’re shopping. But it’s equally important to have clarity on the …

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