8 Things in Your Closet to Throw Out Right Now!

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If you've been putting off cleaning out your closet because you don't know where to begin, we hear you!  

Personal stylist and closet makeover maven Elaine Wang Yu of Simply Chic Styling acknowledges that going through your wardrobe can be a daunting task, which is why she suggests breaking it down into "manageable chunks."

"Start by looking at all your sweaters and T-shirts," Wang Yu advises. "Then the next day, take a look at your shoes or workout clothes. Break it into sections because trying to tackle the entire closet at once is overwhelming."

Wang Yu says as you go through your clothes, you may find yourself on the fence about whether a piece should stay or go. The stylist shares her insights into how to make those decisions a little bit easier. 


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"If it falls into any of those categories, move it out or donate it," the stylist advises. "If you're still unsure about a piece, reverse the way it hangs in your closet. Give it one year. If it's still hanging that way a year from now, it's got to go." 

How often do you clean out your closet? What's the hardest item to part with? 

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