Thursday, May 31, 2012

Shopping In My Closet

A few weeks ago, I decided I needed a new summer dress. I went out and couldn't find anything I liked. When I got home I was annoyed so I decided to go through my closet to see if I could find anything to wear. Going through my closet I realized that I had so much stuff that I had to get rid of, donate or give to my little sister because unfortunately they don't fit me anymore. Damn ice cream.

I came across a dress I bought a couple of years ago and I was so happy to find it. The colors remind me of summer. It is light, figure flattering and best of all still fits!



{Dress: Forever 21 {old} - Platforms: Lulus.com {sold out} - Jean Jacket: Express {recent} - Bag: Coach {old}


I am so guilty of saying, "I don't have anything to wear." The reason is because all the stuff I'm not wearing is hiding all the great stuff I could be wearing.

I've decided that I need to do this a lot more often. Purge out my closet of shoes and clothes and find the gems that have been hiding.

Do you shop in your closet?

35 comments:

PrettyPhysicist said...

Did you see my post yesterday? It's full of ideas how to purge your closet and figure out what you like and what to buy! I got the ideas from an ebook - The No Brainer Wardrobe

Melissa said...

I just donated 10 bags of clothes that don't fit anymore (damn breastfeeding boobs lol) and found some cute things that DO fit that I forgot I have!

YeamieWaffles said...

I love the dress a lot Faith, a closet purge would most definitely be a good idea if things are a little, or a lot packed in there but make sure not to throw anything out that you like too much!

Amy Shaughnessy said...

I am the same way! I feel like an occasion calls for a new dress. I really need to shop my closet more often. I love that dress with the jacket!

Amy

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Kirsten Wiemer said...

i recently did the same thing. i had things that were just too short for me that i gave to my older sister or things that were too big. lol. opposite? but i love that dress. but really.

k

MellyB said...

Rockin it Faith. I totally do this. I tried to make a deal w/Jared that I could get something new for every three things I throw out. Then he saw the bags I was able to collect from the black hole I lovingly refer to as "closet" and the offer was rescinded.

Lame. I suddenly feel like I should be doing some online shopping..

Mrs. H said...

I love the platforms.

DC Squared said...

Super cute! And I love me some Forever 21!!

Holly said...

I feel exactly the same way. I am always wanting to buy a new outfit for each occasion, but rarely go through my closet to re-wear anything. I need to start! lol

Jenny Strickland said...

I try to clean out my closet about twice a year! Usually before summer and winter! I give all my clothes away! But I always find something that I forgot I had! Because its covered up with what all I do wear, like you said!

BTW I love that dress!

lori said...

i recently got rid of a ton of stuff... and honestly, a little of it too quickly. i always forget about my dresses! but i have a bunch... and love to buy more... and only seem to wear the new ones! i so need to shop my closet.

and your wedges?! soooo cute.

Jessica Renee said...

I love that feeling of finding fun things in your closet, makes you feel like you have something brand new! :) haha.. You look great, lady!!

Amber L said...

I always go shopping in my closet. I really need to purge my closet, I have so many clothes that i need to get rid of. Love the dress!

Chrissy + Nate said...

Such a cute dress! I just gave a bunch of clothes away, so hopefully I figure out new outfits to wear with the stuff left over!

redwhitebride said...

now, more than ever, i shop in my shrunk closet (moving = packing = no more shopping) :) btw, cute dress!

Jamie said...

That dress is cute!

CeCe @Frugalista Married said...

Cute dress! I too seriously need to start wearing the stuff that's in my closet instead of sticking to the same things over and over again.

Mrs. Pancakes said...

I haven't done it in awhile because nothing much in my closet fits. But Cute dress...I really like it with the jacket!

Kate said...

What a cute dress!

★ JASMINE ★ said...

OK those shoes need to mine and mine now!

So why don't you mail them pretty little things my way, ok?

;)

looking gorgeous as always!
you are stunning, my lady!

XO

ruthy ann said...

I purge my closet pretty consistently, so there isn't always a lot to choose from. I usually get rid of stuff if it's sat for about a year!

Jin said...

cute dress doll...it's very boho chic.
I constantly say that I have nothing to wear but I have a closet filled with clothes.
Lately, I have been shopping my closet to save money AND because I'm running out of room.

Ashley said...

i'm guilty for saying i have nothing to wear...my friends just look at me with that WTH face lol.

love that dress on you, faith! sooo in love with that jean jacket...i'm gonna have to take my booty to express tomorrow! ;)

LWLH said...

I've started to shop my closet more now that I purged it :)
Love that dress!!!

Nancy said...

My problem is the doughnut around my waist won't let me fit in my old clothes. It's only my fault, I need to either do something about it or go shop!!!
That dress is perfect for summer!!

Mrs. Married said...

I love that dress! I also love shopping (in general!) but shopping in my closet is fun because I learn new ways to wear my clothes and it's better for my wallet :)

Megan said...

I definitely do that...and then find tons of things in my closet! Love that dress! It's super flattering and a perfect color!

Patric Ronald said...

I experience like an event involves a new outfit. I really need to store my cabinet more often. I really like that outfit with the jacket!

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Rachel Andre said...

You look so pretty! You have a great smile. I just found your blog. I like it a lot!

Fabiola said...

This happens to me a lot too! haha we just need to keep looking!

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A Work in Progress said...

Hello! I'm a new follower (hopefully if I did it right. I'm still getting the hang of blogs ^_~ ) and I love your blog. I think you and your husband are hilarious and your relationship with your sisters kind of reminds me of mine with my own sisters!

Anyways, no, I never really shop in my closet. Not unless I'm desperately tired of everything else I've already worn, and since I just mostly wear jeans, my daily wardrobe is not that extensive. Oh! And I love that dress! Forever 21 is the bees knees!

Desi said...

Get it girl! I still have clothes in my closet with price tags on them! I really need to start shopping in my closet too because I swear up and down I don't have anything to wear, but I'm sure it's all just hiding behind all my millions of other clothes. Annnnnd I have donated some recently and STILL have wayyyy too many. Way to save some money and still look cute :)

Adrienne said...

Faith.. You look PHENOMENAL! Always do! I love this dress! It definitely screams SUMMER! :) And I love "shopping in my closet".. especially if we just picked up dry cleaning ;) Girls will always have too many clothes and will always overuse "I don't have anything to wear". It's in our nature :D

Nic A said...

Yeah I need to do that so bad! Cute dress!

eliza steave said...

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