How to Organize the Perfect Closet 101

You have found the best apartment. Natural light is bellowing in through the windows, the kitchen are spacious, and you can't wait to take a bubble bath in the garden tub. As you start putting your stuff into the closet, it becomes evident you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your roommate won the larger closet, your +1 actually has more clothes than you, or the space is more awkward than you recalled. Here are a few ideas to make the most out of your closet.
 

Hangers > folded piles!

 
Hangers are typically seen as a necessary evil. Acquiring hangers is a chore and not thought of as enjoyable. However, the types of hangers you pick in your closet can increase or minimize space. Using velvet hangers will free up so much room in your closet and they are easy on the wallet. Also, keep your hangers color-coordinated. It's really easy to become distracted by unorganized hangers.
 
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Organize with a Plan!

 
After you've made the switch to your hanger of choice, organize your shirts by color and sleeve length. Tell me if this sounds familiar - sorting through shirts to find immaculate floral dress. Grouping your closet from short to long is easy, but have fun with it! Don’t forget you’re the one who has to look at it every time.

Having Folded-Clothes isn't the End of the World!

 
Not every piece needs to have a hanger. Your sweaters, shirts, and jeans can all be folded into drawers or onto shelving. Folding items will keep the closet volume workable. The difference between hanging and folded pieces will ensure you see your clothes more easily.
 

Use ALLLLLL the Space!

 
Utilize extra storage for the bottom half of the closet. Keep accessories or folded clothes in the cubbies and place shoes underneath. If there is still space, the top [of|part of|area of]184] the organizer you should definitely use. There is no dead space in a closet - only unused possibilities.
 

Parting Shot...

 
If space allows in the bedroom, a rolling rack is the perfect plus-one to any walk-in closet. Plan your outfits daily or weekly, use your most coveted pieces as adornment, or simply use the rolling rack as additional storage space.
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