Back Into The Fold

The great thing about clearing out your wardrobe is making space for the new – and maybe rediscovering an old friend you thought you had outgrown

19th February, 2017
RI Studio tan embroidered trench coat, €175; white lace-up espadrille trainers, €33

I moved house this week, and with that move came a determined wardrobe clearout.

Round one: cherrypicking those items destined for the charity shop. Round two: more ruthless. Round three: reducing the rails to their lightest without feeling totally rudderless. Round four: returning to the charity shop to re-purchase some of the items originally donated. Round five: regret, confusion, donut breaks.

Every wardrobe clearout affords a chance to take stock of a changing body and...

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