The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe

The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe

by Anuschka Rees

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ISBN-13: 9781607749486
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 09/20/2016
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 66,575
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

ANUSCHKA REES is a writer and the creator of Into-Mind.com, the go-to online source for all things personal style and minimalism. She has a master's in social psychology from the London School of Economics and has spent years studying the intricacies of human decision making, which she's used to develop her unique system of personal style-defining techniques.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A tale of bargains, impulse buys, and seasonal must-haves 2
Closet Diagnostics: Why you don’t have anything to wear 6


PART I: THE BASICS
01 / The Curated Closet philosophy 10 
02 / Getting started: Define the status quo and set style goals 30


PART II: DISCOVER YOUR PERSONAL STYLE
03 / What your clothes say about you 40
04 / Discover your style, phase I: Get inspired 48
05 / Discover your style, phase II: Experiment and fine-tune 62
06 / Putting it all together: Your style profile 78


PART III: BUILD YOUR DREAM WARDROBE
07 / Closet detox: The complete guide 92
08 / How to build a wardrobe that fits your life (not your fantasy life) 102
09 / Closet composition 101 112
10 / Selecting a versatile color palette 124
11 / Working with outfit formulas 138
12 / Business hours: Tweaking your wardrobe for work 148
13 / Overhauling your wardrobe: A step-by-step roadmap 156
14 / How (and when) to build a capsule wardrobe 170
15 / Become your own best stylist 182


PART IV: THE ART OF SHOPPING
16 / How to shop like a conscious consumer 192
17 / Decision time: When to buy and when to keep looking 202
18 / How to stop overspending and make the most out of your budget 214 
19 / Assessing garment quality: A beginner’s guide 222
20 / Practical pointers for finding clothes that fit well 238
21 / Maintaining and updating your wardrobe throughout the year: a timeline 248

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The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This really helped me downsize my closet and make better decisions when shopping and trying stuff on.