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Sustainable fashion student-proof: decluttering

Apr 7, 2021 | News

Decluttering: from the verb to declutter, which means clear out, put in order.

Decluttering, a real lifestyle for many, consists in getting rid of the superfluous, keeping only what you really need and use. It is an increasingly widespread practice, especially among young people, that consider decluttering as a way to make fashion more sustainable, both for the environment and the wallet.

How to start a wardrobe decluttering?

  • Start taking a photo of your wardrobe, you will use it as a proof of the improvement.

  • Empty out the closet, putting all clothes in a single pile.

  • Go, one by one, all your garments and divide them in 4 piles:
    1. To keep: save those clothes that really makes you feel good and are good for your physical shape. Important: keep an eye on materials.
    2. To give: this group includes all these clothes in good conditions that you do not wear or are not appropriate for you. Seek info about charity organisations in Milan that collect clothes for those in need.
    3. To sell: are part of this category those clothes with the same features of the “to give” pile, plus you think you can get something from them because they are of good quality and in good conditions. Open an account on online platforms like Vinted, Depop or Ebay, or go to vintage stores. A good idea, perfect for university students, is to buy new clothes only with money earned from selling.
    4. To toss: all those clothes that are ruined, discoloured or with general irreversible damages. Important: if you whant to achieve a correct decluttering you have to put aside the serial accumulator that is inside you… you do not need the t-shirt you have since you are an high school student, the one that fits you tight, with a hole on the sleeve. Toss it!
  • Once the four categories are divided, fold and neatly store the “to keep” category in your closet.

Say goodbye to packed closets and empty wallets, start buying conscious and sustainable way.

You can learn more about the “art” of decluttering from two of the most famous “closet organizers”: the Italian Giulia Torelli and the Japanese, world-famous, Marie Kondo.

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