During this time of recession and "fast fashion" from stores like H&M and Forever21, many women in America are starting to evaluate their overstuffed closets. Trinny Woodall, the original co-host of "What Not to Wear," and "Making Over America," told Oprah.com
that most women wear 20% of their wardrobe 80% of the time. In reaction to this excess and extreme consumerism, websites have been popping up that challenge women (and men if they're interested) to follow "shopping diets." All you really need, it seems, are six key pieces to form the basis of a reliable wardrobe.
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The New York Times
has profiled sites like SixItemsOrLess.com, an experiment where each participant may only wear the same six garments over the course of one month. TheGreatAmericanApparelDiet.com encourages pledges to not buy any new clothing for one year. Both sites have attracted over 100 enthusiastic men and women willing to participate. Humble beginnings, Read More »from How to dress with just six pieces