Closet

How To Downsize Your Wardrobe Without Downsizing Your Space

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

When I downsized into my condo and found myself with one garment rack and one dresser to store my clothing, I realized that some things would have to go. I also realized that I really didn't wear most of my clothes. I just kept cycling through my favorites. I've heard it said that we typically wear 20% of our clothing 80% of the time. So why bother hanging on to one-off's, unworn, or unloved pieces that take up valuable storage space?

5 Insanely Easy Ways To Transform Your Tiny Closet

Allison Weigensberg | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Living
Allison Weigensberg

Declutter. Even if you think that you only have what you absolutely need in the space, do it again. Try to minimize the excess... When you have a small space it is especially important to save room for only what you really need, really love and really use.

A Closet Audit Can Pick You Up When Life Knocks You Down

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 03.28.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

very once in a while, life knocks us down. Like it's trying to show us who's boss. One of the biggest blows I've ever encountered was my divorce. Now I'm no therapist, but I do know that when you look good, you feel good -- and feeling good, in my books, is exactly what you need when life deals its blows.

5 Things To Think About When Organizing Your Entryway

Allison Weigensberg | Posted 03.10.2016 | Canada Living
Allison Weigensberg

Call it what you want, the vestibule, mudroom, foyer, it's the first impression you have of a home and if you don't have a good organizational system setup that works for you and your family you will constantly be fighting a losing battle. Much like any other room that needs organizing there are many factors that come into play that will help determine what is going to work for you.

Closet Purging Tips for You and Your Young Ones

Professional Organizers in Canada | Posted 05.26.2016 | Canada Living
Professional Organizers in Canada

Often that item of clothing they couldn't separate with yesterday is completely forgotten about tomorrow. How often do we riffle through our closets and see several items of clothes that we forgot we even had? Kids grow quickly, very quickly. Inevitably, clutter builds up. Below are a few very good tips on tackling closets for the whole family.

Getting Your Closet Summer Ready

Erin Nadler | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Style
Erin Nadler

Now that the warm weather has finally arrived it's time to get your closet in shape. Here are a few steps to begin the process and start the spring season off right. Begin by putting your winter clothing away. You only want to keep the items in your closet that are seasonally appropriate and flattering. Remove items in your closet that you do not like or have not worn.

Transform Your Style, Transform Yourself in 2015

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 03.07.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

2014 was a tough year for many of my clients, myself included. Of course, being a stylist, the very first thing I did was go through my closet. If I've learned anything from my work, it's that when you look good, you feel good, and when you feel good, you do good.

The Top 5 Style Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

I've been styling a lot of clients online lately and the more women I work with globally, the more I realize the majority of them struggle with the same issues. Here are the top 5 style challenges I see, and how to overcome them...

Confessions Of A Fashion Hoarder

Hallae Khosravi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style
Hallae Khosravi

Like any addict I started small, working my way up from shoes to sequins to vintage novelty anything. Then it began as a means to keep up with the competition: if a blogger was talking about it, I wanted it, or if I thought it would be an upcoming trend, I had to have it. It was at a point where I felt this compulsive need to constantly be checking what was new, and "in", and on the backs of my fashion icons.

Five Ways to Update Your Look For Less

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

Many of us ladies like to change things up. Every once in a while, we like to update our look or change the way we do things. Quite often, this can result in a bit of excess, adding to an already full closet or brimming drawers. How can we change the way we look, how we dress or put ourselves together, without adding more? How can we update our look with less?

Building a Wardrobe of Staples for Any Occasion

Natasha Koifman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Style
Natasha Koifman

If you're the kind of woman who literally wonders what to wear some days, maybe you're missing some of those anchor pieces that make it easy to build a variety of outfits from. Once you know what your staple pieces are, you'll have an easy foundation for dressing for any occasion, day or night.