What if we all just had what we need instead of what we want? See heres the thing, I’ve been looking into capsule wardrobes and elements of minimalism for a long while now. I love reading blogs like into-mind, un-fancy, mademois-elle and lauren jade lately.
In January of this year my spending came to a halt. I had so much stuff it was making me feel so overwhelmed, I purchased a black Karen Millen handbag in the January sale which I have used every day since up until recently because I upgraded my smaller handbag however that was it I had enough and I was okay with that.
I let go of 10 bags of clothes this morning and dropped them off at a charity shop. They have been sitting in my room for a while because stuff is strangely hard to let go of. A massive weight has been lifted off my shoulders now those bags have left my room and hopefully someone will love those pieces as much as I did once.
I’ve been creating a capsule wardrobe and slowly I have been taking things out of my wardrobe that don’t have meaning anymore. I’ve been wearing my Spring/Summer capsule wardrobe since the beginning of July and so far I’m really happy with it and have even started planning my Autumn/Winter wardrobe.
The hardest part so far has been letting go of clothes, 10 bags full to be precise. 10 bags that I had spent hard earned money buying and they weren’t loved anymore but the worst part is I hate being wasteful and it felt greedy having all these things I didn’t need.
I’m now living with less and it feels really good, now I have purged my closet I am going to start clearing out other areas of my life. I have already started on social media, I was following so may people on Twitter, I’m now only following 250 people so my feed is less cluttered and I only see things that I actually want to see. Same with Instagram, I’m getting there with that because it is much harder to clear out followers.