minimalist living, Wardrobe

Modest living for 2017

Now that we’ve kicked over to 2017, it naturally follows for many of us that we look forward to the year ahead. For me, 2016 was a year of challenges from decluttering my wardrobe, pantry and garage to pledging not to buy any clothing. But most importantly, breaking habits of impulsive accumulation was critical in that journey. […]

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Wardrobe

Should it stay or should it go now?

Inevitably, whenever you decide to do one of these decluttering exercises, you have to sort through the mess now dumped on the floor or bed. During this sorting process, I came across certain belongings that clung onto me for dear life and made me feel strangely like a bad owner for even considering putting them in a garbage bag (How dare […]

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Wardrobe

Wardrobe reloaded

One of the most notable aspects of putting clothes back in your wardrobe that give you joy is that it ignites an enthusiasm to experiment with creating new outfits, particularly from those pre-loved but forgotten pieces. It also dramatically changed the way I perceived this small room. No longer was it overcrowded and dull, but rather […]

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Wardrobe

A clean slate

If you’re anything like me, purchasing stuff, whether it’s clothing, cosmetics, kitchenware, hobby start-up gear etc. has become a habit. A habit that brings a thrill when you plan a purchase and fulfil that purchase quickly. The thrill fades only to be replaced with the desire to do it again … and again … and […]

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