Though you may not want to donate that glittery dress you wore to senior prom, when you finally do you'll feel a sense of relief and be able to create a closet that is organized and full of versatile clothes.
When cleaning out your closet you should take all of your clothing and accessories out. It will make you truly sort through everything and categorize it based on what you want to keep and what you want to give away.
Sort each item into 3 categories: keep, sell or donate, and toss. Remember, if you haven't worn a piece in ages and don't feel confident wearing it, it's time to part ways. This flowchart by AEO will help you figure out what you actually want to keep.
Each season, you can create a new capsule wardrobe that's more fitting to the weather. Learn more about creating a capsule wardrobe here and use the worksheet below to help you plan your closet!