12 Easy Ways to Organize Your Closet Like A Lucky Editor
Not all closets require the same level of spring cleaning. While some beg for multi-day overhaul, complete with several Container Store runs and trips to Goodwill, others need but a few easy tweaks, like the 12 tips from our editors below. Of course, both types of wardrobes will benefit from their advice—the first kind just requires a lot more prep work.
Scroll down for 12* super simple ways to organize your closet:
*Okay, more like ten—not everyone has the benefit of a fastidious significant other or two closets to work with.
"I coordinate by color and type. Lightest to darkest, starting with sleeveless, then short sleeve then long sleeve, and from more casual to more dressy within the category." - Lisa Goldstein, Fashion Market Assistant
"My entire closet is in color order (black/brown, gray, blue, green, yellow, orange, pink, red, white) makes it so easy to mix and match when putting together outfits when you can see everything!" - Stephanie Kornblum, PR Coordinator
"I find that as long as I keep things categorized simply—button-downs with button-downs, thin sweaters with thin sweaters, blazers with blazers—I'll find what I'm looking for and, more importantly, will put things back in the right place." - Verena von Pfetten, Executive Digital Editor
"I hang my favorite five or six things of the season in the easiest-to-reach spot in the closet. Special occasion dresses go toward the back." - Alison Syrett Cleary, Digital Writer
"I throw my clothes on the floor, and my boyfriend picks them up and puts them away." - Joshua M. Scanlan, Digital Project Manager
"I have two closets. One for clean clothes and one for dirty clothes. Helps to keep them separate and fresh!" - Lance Weiss, Comedian and Researcher
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