Keep Or Sell? 6 Clutter Culprits To Ditch Now

  1. Begin Slideshow
    ThePurge_opener

    6.2K

    SHARES

    21 comments
    See All Slides

    Like going to the dentist or filing yearly taxes, most of will do anything to avoid cleaning out our closets. But, rather than living in a mosh pit of clutter, we've come up with a whole new (painless!) system.

    Enter Jaclyn Shanfeld, the 29-year-old founder and CEO of Shop Hers, an online consignment store which allows users to price and sell their own high-end designer goods. Before starting the site, Shanfeld, like most of us, would hold on to an item she never wore in hopes that the trend would one day return and she would suddenly be excited to own it. "That’s sort of the old-school way of thought," says the entrepreneur. "But, now that you actually have a way in which you can sell it, make your money back, and buy that new Kenzo sweatshirt or distressed Rag & Bone jean that you've been salivating over."

    So, how do you know when it's time to part with an item in your closet? Ahead, Shanfeld breaks down the six different categories of clutter to ditch immediately. Trust, the extra rack room will make it all worth it.


    Want even more R29? Get the latest news, tips, and can't-resist stories delivered straight to your newsfeed, in real time.

    Illustrated by

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS


Shopping

The Under-The-Radar Collab About To Sell Out

We haven’t met a designer collaboration we didn’t like. So, ever since we first glimpsed Aldo Rise’s partnership with London-based Ostwald Helgason last Fashion Week, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the moment we can finally get our mits on the goods from the duo’s dive into the handbag-and-footwear realm. Well, the read


Shopping

Why We Love Proud Mary (Hint: Textiles, Not Tina)

We’ll never stop shopping at our favorite big-box stores. But, sometimes, it’s those smaller, hidden gems that feel infinitely more special. Combine that under-the-radar quality with an ethically sustainable business, and you have South Carolina-based Proud Mary — an e-boutique that works exclusively with artisans read