Let Go Of Clothes You’re Holding On To & Won’t Wear

Let Go Of Clothes You’re Holding On To & Won’t Wear

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If you’re holding on to clothes because you’re waiting for the day when you’ll either fit into them better, or you have the perfect occasion to wear them to, you’re holding on for the wrong reasons! Do a closet cleanout and remove all the items you’re not wearing right now. (If you want to read about letting go of  the clothes from your past that no longer serve, click here.)

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Holding On Too Long

The point of having a clear, intentional closet is to house only things we love and wear today. Don’t keep stuff that you’ve been holding on to because you’re waiting for the perfect time to wear them. By holding onto these things, you keeping yourself stuck in a holding pattern. And this prevents you from developing into the person you want to be.

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Clearing The Clothes

In the styling tutorial below, I talk about clearing the clothes that you’re holding onto because of a future dream. I also go through the practice of letting go and share two tips for you to try if you’ve got items in your closet that you’re waiting to wear.

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Click play to watch the video, then let me know in the comments: how many things are in your closet today that you’re keeping just in case…whether it’s because you’re waiting to lose weight or have the perfect occasion, I want to know what’s preventing you from letting them go.

Start Putting Together New Outfits Now


If you’re ready to energize your current outfits with new ideas, download my free style guide.  It’ll show you how to make fresh outfits with clothes you already own.  

Click here to get the guide!

Elysha Lenkin
Elysha Lenkin helps women express themselves through fashion so they look current, feel confident and stay true to themselves. For over 20 years, she's worked on commercial shoots styling women in all shapes, ages and sizes including Carrie Underwood, Tina Fey and Serena Williams. Now her focus is to make fashion fun and approachable for real women so they show up feeling like superstars in their lives.

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