by Natalie Matthews
Courtesy of Luckymag
I'm not totally sure why the phenomenon's labeled "spring cleaning." Personally, it's the dead of winter that turns me sartorially stir-crazy, making me want to start the new year with a new closet, too. Once that happens-it's like a switch-I start step one of the process: editing out the things I'm really not wearing, in hopes of turning them into cash via consignment. Here's what I've learned about how to do that most effectively (and most effortlessly, since it should be fun, too):
See more: 8 Outfits Men Love on WomenPick the items in your closet that are currently in season.
Most stores will only accept weather-appropriate garments anyway. No linen in December, no fur in July.
Remember that labels matter.
Maybe your American Apparel sweater looks a little fresher to you than that Theory one. But people get more excited about designer labels, so consignment shops are more inclined to buy them.
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