Fiona Byrne's gorgeous mini-walk-in closet inspires envy in us for two reasons. First, there's her neatly hung and stacked clothes, all within a united color scheme of red, black, and white. Second, there's her organization system, which makes getting dressed a dream. But, we know it didn't always
look this way. The founder of lifestyle blog The Byrne Notice
and editor-at-large for The Debrief had lived in her Lower East Side apartment for 10 years — enough time to create a messy, overwhelming closet space (even for a self-professed OCD person).
So, she went straight to the pros and hired The Container Store's organizational service Contained Home
to give her closet a floor-to-ceiling shakedown. And, she presented them with a real dilemma: She didn't want to purge that much. She loves (and wears) all of her prized pieces frequently. The solution was to organize upward and place the right
clothes and accessories in the most access-friendly spot. Whether your own wardrobe is large or small, ahead are the functional tricks to steal.
Photographed by Julia Robbs; Photographed by Erica Gannett