If you head to your closet right now and dig a little deeper inside your wardrobe you will actually discover you own plenty of items you don't wear anymore, the same can be said of the tons of stuff you bought or received in a particular occasion and you no longer use, but manage to accumulate anyway in boxes in the storage room or in the garage. We can't get rid of material things so easily, our belongings perhaps made us happy once, they probably still remind us of someone special or maybe because we're too lazy to organize all the obsolete objects piled for ages.
One month ago I decided to restore order in my closet to welcome the new year, the process was so liberating! I had to throw/donate many objects, I'm sure I won't need. I got shocked when I found dozens of fabrics, I bought out of a sudden desire rather than careful thoughts, each meter was a reminder for me to stop listening to my consumerist demon who keeps convincing me that one day I will sew them myself, but after a year I realized it is extremely hard to fulfill this promise so I settled on giving each month a fabric to a tailor with a design in mind, this way I will win new custom-made pieces in my wardrobe.
The first fabric I chose was a camo-print one, which I already used for a DIY clutch five months ago. A jacket was made especially for me with an oversized shape and a classical cut. Once I took possession of it I hanged it in my wardrobe because I never wore this kind of jacket before, so I went straight away to investigate first how it is worn in the street. After trying many styles I perceived that it goes well with absolutely everything, but I had a soft spot for mixing it with feminine details like floral tops, lace dresses and pleated maxi skirts, for the sake of breaking down the severe connotation of a garment worn originally in wars.
Are you a collector/hoarder person?
Do you find it difficult to let go of unnecessary possessions?