Category Archives: Clothes Inventory

Wardrobe Report 2016

So, last year I spent $1516 on clothing despite budgeting $900. I decided not to set an unrealistic goal this year. I spend $1467, basically the same again. To my shame, I bought a lot of new clothing, which depletes

Wardrobe Report 2016

So, last year I spent $1516 on clothing despite budgeting $900. I decided not to set an unrealistic goal this year. I spend $1467, basically the same again. To my shame, I bought a lot of new clothing, which depletes

Jackets and Boots

I need jackets and boots. I also want more of them, but that’s a different story! I’ve been working on the needs category for 3 years now, and have settled upon a wardrobe of jackets and boots that works for everything. Well,

Jackets and Boots

I need jackets and boots. I also want more of them, but that’s a different story! I’ve been working on the needs category for 3 years now, and have settled upon a wardrobe of jackets and boots that works for everything. Well,

Weekend Wardrobe Project

It all started with an IKEA catalogue. Uh-oh, you can see where this is going! The master bedroom at our house is just under 10 x 14 feet with no en suite bathroom or walk-in closet. There is a standard closet

Weekend Wardrobe Project

It all started with an IKEA catalogue. Uh-oh, you can see where this is going! The master bedroom at our house is just under 10 x 14 feet with no en suite bathroom or walk-in closet. There is a standard closet

This Year’s Wardrobe

Once again I have taken stock of all my clothes. Four years ago, I started paring back my wardrobe in an attempt to cut it back by 50%. I am within two items of that goal! I have long since

This Year’s Wardrobe

Once again I have taken stock of all my clothes. Four years ago, I started paring back my wardrobe in an attempt to cut it back by 50%. I am within two items of that goal! I have long since

Wardrobe Report 2015

Nearly year-end and it’s time to sum up how I’ve fared with my apparel this year. Let me go back to the beginning. I set a budget of $900 for clothes this year and I spent $1516. And am I well-dressed?

Wardrobe Report 2015

Nearly year-end and it’s time to sum up how I’ve fared with my apparel this year. Let me go back to the beginning. I set a budget of $900 for clothes this year and I spent $1516. And am I well-dressed?

What I Wore (Summer Work Edition)

Since I’ve been working on building a smaller and more functional wardrobe, I thought I’d show you a week of summer work outfits. If you asked my co-workers, they would say I dressed up a little more than usual! Our summer

What I Wore (Summer Work Edition)

Since I’ve been working on building a smaller and more functional wardrobe, I thought I’d show you a week of summer work outfits. If you asked my co-workers, they would say I dressed up a little more than usual! Our summer

Wardrobe Analysis

Why is it so hard to clothe myself in a way I like? And why do I even care about clothes? I am not a flashy or sophisticated dresser. If you asked my family or coworkers how I dressed, they

Wardrobe Analysis

Why is it so hard to clothe myself in a way I like? And why do I even care about clothes? I am not a flashy or sophisticated dresser. If you asked my family or coworkers how I dressed, they