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Saturday, August 25, 2007

Autumn Closet Declutter

Once again, I mark the coming of autumn with a clothing closet declutter. I wade into the closet and find the boxes of out-of-season clothing. Try everything on, skin itching at the touch of wool when the temperature's 80 degrees. Sort the summer's keepers from items to donate. Look for "holes" and orphans in my autumn wardrobe. Count the dinners and fund-raisers and upcoming holiday balls, and divide them by the number of my cocktail dresses. Try, for the 900th time, to locate some good transitional outfits: cool enough for warm autumn days, but not too summery or too bare. More

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