Shop Your Closet

Hi everyone, and welcome to the 5th episode of my YouTube series on Planning and Sewing a Seasonal Wardrobe. I’m here to help you create a wardrobe that’s stylish and sustainable! One piece at a time. 

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Hello and welcome back to Sew Pomona. I’m Rebecca, and I’m so glad you’re here. I love talking all things fashion and sewing with a focus on travel and capsule wardrobes. If you haven’t yet, hit that subscribe button to never miss a blog post. And say hello in the comments! 

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Today, we’re going to have a little chat about a fun and budget-friendly way to refresh your wardrobe – by shopping in your own closet! Let’s rediscover those treasures hiding in plain sight. 

Why Shop Your Current Wardrobe? 

  • Save Money: Before you go splurging on new pieces, take a moment to explore what you already have. It’s a wonderful way to save some money and still revamp your style. 
  • Discover Hidden Gems: You know, sometimes we overlook the fantastic pieces we already have. Let’s rediscover those forgotten items and give them a new lease on life. 
  • Unleash Your Creativity: As garment sewists our closet is our canvas! Mix and match different pieces, creating fresh and exciting new looks without spending a dime. 
  • Revamp Your Style: Sometimes, a little tweak here and there can completely transform your look. Consider adding a few new accessories to elevate your look. 
Why shop your closet organization
accessories and dress shirts
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My Fall/Winter Closet- Blog Posts: 

(Listed in order as shown in the video) 

Navy Ponte Sweater Dress B6388
Parisian Multi-coloured Leopard Memphis Dress
Vogue 1914 Teal Asymmetrical Tunic and Drawstring Pant
Railroad Denim Self-Drafted Trousers
Copper Knit Tee and Butterick Denim 4659 Trouser- Fall/ Winter Wardrobe 2023
Drawstring Linen + Viscose Shorts and Navy Tee
White Mandy Tee and Seaglass Tulip Pant
Copper 3/4 Tee with Low Back and BurdaStyle Navy Deadstock Twill Pant 119
Chambray Vintage Vogue Shirt 8447
Vintage Simplicity 5688 Skirt with Embroidered Pockets and Retro Stripe Rib Turtleneck
1940’s Haslam Skirt in Cream Upcycled Denim with Embroidered Thorn Pockets
Chanel Inspired Francoise
Teal Birthday Dress- Vintage Vogue 7519
Donna Karan Autumn Hemp Silk Wrap Dress
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How to Shop Your Current Wardrobe 

  • Take Inventory: Start with a good old inventory check. Go through your clothes and make a note of what you have. You might find some pieces that excite you all over again. 
  • Categorize Your Clothes: Once you’ve sorted through your collection, categorize your clothes. It’s a great way to find pieces that complement each other beautifully. 
  • Try Them On: This is the fun part! Try on different outfits and see what combinations you fall in love with. 
  • Get Creative: Let your creativity run wild. Experiment with different combinations and add new accessories to breathe new life into old outfits. 
  • Update Your Style: If you’re thinking of updating your style, this is the perfect opportunity. Change up how you wear your clothes and add some new flair with accessories. 
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Embarking on this closet exploration is not just a smart choice; it’s a delightful adventure where you rediscover your style, find hidden treasures, and have a blast mixing and matching. Follow these tips, and you’ll craft a wardrobe that’s both stylish and sustainable.  

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In our next episode, we’ll discuss how to choose the perfect color palette for your seasonal wardrobe.  

Before you go, I’d love to hear about the treasures you’ve rediscovered in your wardrobe. Share your finds in the comments below! Until next time, happy sewing! 

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