5 Items a Celebrity Stylist Would Remove From Your Wardrobe

When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.

When it comes to cleaning out, I always suggest grazing your wardrobe every few months. Aside from swapping in and out seasonal items like coats and sweaters, I look for five key items to move to the donation pile. Think along the lines of that overbearing drawer of socks or your stack of old T-shirts you’ve owned for way too long. Guilty as charged. Parting with these items on a regular basis will keep your wardrobe well-organised and full of the freshest pieces you wear on repeat. Plus, not only will this habit leave your overall appearance looking perfectly polished, it will create more space in your wardrobe (and who can complain about that?).

Keep reading to find out the five items you should remove from your closet.