My Closet Overhaul, Planning my New Wardrobe

Jul 22, 2016

If you have been following, you know that I am on a budget friendly mission to improve my mommy wardrobe.  Nothing fit well, or I had worn it 10 zillion times.  I came up with a way to make money selling my old things to buy new!

This was extremely frustrating.  I love the idea of a capsule(ish)wardrobe.  One where I have staple pieces, timeless ones that I want to wear year after year.  In addition to that core wardrobe, I want to throw in seasonal, trendy items.  Mama wants to look cute!

I decided to do some research.  After the Konmari purge, those freaking capsule people drove me crazy.  Everyone disagrees with everyone else.  How many pieces, what constitutes a capsule, blah, blah, blah.  Basically I was on my own.

My super smart hubby used the trello app, to make a list for me.  Its an app that allows you to make lists and share them.  I was able to add the things that I need, that I want, and what I love.

One of the first things I decided that I needed?   A pair of patent leather, nude-colored heels.  They will go with everything and add a certain amount of sophistication to any outfit.  Sold.  Clearly, being perpetually stained, I need some sophistication!

 I added those Louboutin heels, but I also realize that they aren't practical or budget friendly.  Frankly, they aren't super comfy either.  I will probably still buy very nice ones, but I find Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman to be not only more budget friendly, but more comfortable on my foot.  Still a very high quality shoe that will last!






Here is a super secret way to add some more expensive items to your wardrobe.  1.  Be a sale shopper.  There are a ton of sale alert apps where you can add your item and be alerted when it goes on sale.  The higher end retailers like Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom often have GREAT sales at the end of the season, and those fancy shoes and purses will be on there. Just be patient.  2. Another way is to shop consignment.  Sites like Poshmark have lots of gently used or never worn items for a great price.  You just need to be a bit more careful about authenticity.

Thats all I have added right now.  I am crushing on a new pair of Birkenstocks, and am waiting very patiently (not patiently at all) for them to go on sale!


 photo christy signature_zps2nonppq0.png

STANDARD FTC DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. Please note that I only endorse products that are in alignment with Stained with Style's ideals and that I believe would be of value to my readers. Stained with Style is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.  Stained with Style is also a participant in the Ting and Instant Pot affiliates programs.

more great stuff

Powered by Blogger.
Back to Top