So if you're looking to streamline your clothes collection but struggling to know what to part with, here are the three things you should let go of straight away.
The Wrong Size // Specifically, too big. My fluctuating weight meant that my wardrobe housed an array of sizes and if you're the same, get rid. Chances are you never want to get back up to that bigger size so why are you holding on to it? This one's a no brainer and the easiest way to rid yourself of unnecessary items. Start off with a cursory sweep of your wardrobe, pull out anything which isn't your current size and bin it*. You may be surprised what you have lurking in there.
The Duplicate // Hands up who's ever bought the same item in multiple colours? Yup, in the past if I've found something I like and it fits the well chances are I've gone for it and bought the whole spectrum available. When it comes to basics this can be a good thing, but too often I find that I wear the colourway I spotted initially to death and neglect the extras. Be honest with yourself and consider whether you truly get your wear out of the variations. If the answer's "no" it's time to throw it out.
The Guilty Purchase // These could be the hardest things to part with. You know those items that you splurged on when perhaps you shouldn't? Or the must have shoes you saw in a haul video then obsessively tracked down in your size? The ones that were sold out everywhere and you had to
Do you have any tips for downsizing your wardrobe?
* I say "bin it" - what I actually mean is donate/throw out/sell, whichever's applicable to you!