Developing a more minimalistic approach to our closet needs is gaining maximum appeal.
On the backend of this conscious movement, comes the renewed appreciation for buying fewer, deliberately sought basics. As any good personal stylist will agree, purchasing from consignment stores and vintage boutiques can offer buyers quality apparel, at more affordable prices.
Whatever the motivation to streamline and redefine one’s closet staples, the decluttering journey can bring surprising financial rewards, when reselling your higher quality, well kept items.
So ask yourself, if you were to develop habits of buying less, at better quality, what resold essentials would you snap up? Maybe you have some worthy pieces in your closet that you’re ready to let go of to make space for less?
Here are 7 tips to earn cash while purging your closet;
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Move over January and February! March, in fact any month, is just as good a time to make a stylish resolution, don’t you think?
Lucky for you, today is your best day to feel more stylish, inwardly and outwardly, while committing to kinder, more ethically focused fashion choices.
With this in mind, I’m offering 5 fashion shopping resolution ideas; take your pick as which inspires and fits you best!
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If we’re ready to support a more environmentally sustainable and ethically focused lifestyle, then selecting “quality clothing over quantity” is a sure start.
It’s said we are filling our wardrobes 60% more than only 10 years ago, and journalist Lucy Siegle tells us 80 billion new garments are produced globally every year.
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There’s no bigger critic than ourselves, is there? Especially when it comes to our perception of what beauty is, let alone society’s persuasions.
So why then have I chosen to shave my shoulder-length hair to an uncommon buzz cut? Especially at 46, with life already etched into my face!
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Across all social media platforms, teens and young adults are immersed in fashion ‘must-haves’. It’s these millions of images and messages that ultimately encourage gross self-indulgence through unyielding consumerism.
Yet, flip the coin and there’s another side to fashion, both engaging and self-empowering!
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Teenagers can so often fall prey to frequent fashion ‘must-haves’. It is no wonder, as enticing new stock hits fast fashion stores twice weekly nowadays.
Retailers know just how to lure consumers into these absurd circles of micro trends. This incessant push for consumerism is a well-masterminded strategy to simply deliver profits for shareholders, but without revealing the exploitation and devastating effects this $3 trillion garment and textile industry has on our planet’s resources and on the people who produce the clothing.
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As a vegan stylist and mother of both a tween and teen daughter, I’m intrigued by how we’re constantly chartering new waters when it comes to our individual clothing choices.
For tweens and young teens, the necessity for constant size changes is only the beginning. Progressing from child-like prints and styles also calls for updates. Then there’re the social pressures, created by fast-fashion retailers and fueled by peers, which can muster up great uncertainties. The result is often a closet packed with ‘trial and error’, outgrown or outdated, and orphaned pieces.
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