The Five Piece French Wardrobe

Now, that’s an idea. On the road to decluttering (to make room for yarn!) and could use all the help I can get. I think it’ll also be nice to be able to donate much of things hanging in my closet that are in great condition because I never wear them.

Keira Lennox

5-piece-french-wardrobe-1511 image via Designer Vintage

(A note: I’m not sure why they called this the “five piece” wardrobe because there are actually 33 pieces; maybe “five category” wardrobe would’ve made more sense?)

After more than 30 days of wearing the same pieces on repeat, I fell in love with the concept of a well-edited, pared down wardrobe. It helped me realize how much I don’t need in my closet: sure, it’s lovely to have options, but I think we can also get really overwhelmed by all the clutter.

Last year, Who What Wear broke down the steps of building the “perfect” wardrobe of hard-working quality basics for effortlessly chic style:

The guidelines are fairly simple: First, make sure you have quality basics across all categories of apparel, and eliminate clothing from your wardrobe that you don’t wear, love, and love to wear. Buy new basics to fill any gaps, and…

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