5 Easy Ways to Make Your Old Clothes Feel New Again

closetBetween work, taking care of our families, and maintaining some semblance of a social life, there's really not much time to hit the stores hard for some shopping. Not to mention, the holidays are headed our way (anybody else not planned their Thanksgiving dinner yet? Or is that just me?), so there's no chance in hell we'll be caught dead in a shopping mall anytime soon. With all the added stress of this season, it's no surprise that many of us are living in a state of emergency when it comes to our clothes. Like, how many times can I wear this sweater before people start noticing?

If you are struggling with your style (like I am), listen up. There's a simple, chic, and wallet-friendly way to give your wardrobe an upgrade. It's true. You can make last year's duds look brand spankin' new. And now, for the proof ... Take a look at the five hottest tips for recycling the clothes in your closet. You can thank me later.

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What tricks do you have for sprucing up your closet?


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the4m... the4mutts

Ew. To every one of these. Just, ew.

You should not be writing about fashion. I'm suck in the 80s, but even I know these are not good looking combos. Unless you weigh 90lbs, you're going to look like a fat slob in these outfits.


Ummm...no.  I would not do any of these.  A GRANDPA sweater?  Really?  Even if I had one I wouldn't wear it outside the house.

MrsCh... MrsChurch

Yeah, sorry, but no.

nonmember avatar Jackie

There's nothing wrong with knit sweaters... It looks a bit cashmere'ish. Could be stylish too. I've actually seen some 80's style dresses on http://pearlposh.com that aren't even half bad...

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