Style Saturday | The Spring Edit - La Belle Sirene

Style Saturday | The Spring Edit

Saturday, March 29, 2014


When Spring rolls around - or any season for that matter - I like to change up my surroundings. One of my favourite ways to do that is to switch out the items on my clothing rack. I went on a massive hunt for this baby a few years ago and it still one of my favourite purchases. It is the PORTIS clothes rack from Ikea and it is $49.99. I love the vintage feel of the iron, the hooks on each side and the shoe board - they all help keep me organized. It was the most appealing clothing rack that I could find that was good quality and sturdy. 

Every season I like to switch out the items that live on the rack because it is just as much a piece of decoration as it is a piece of functional furniture. I tend to lay out all of my clothes on my bed and then edit my choices, then once I know what I want to go onto the rack, I play with the order and placement. I spent years working in retail and it has made me really picky about how my clothes appear on a rack. I follow the rules I was taught at work about colour, pattern and style distribution and I even space my hangers evenly. It's incredibly OCD but I just can't kick the retail mindset. 


Before


After 


The order on the rack will pretty much stay the same all season unless I make any new purchases then I will adjust. As crazy as it is to have such a system for something so trivial, it makes me happy to see all of my pieces out and I find it much easier to create outfits in the morning. 


Do you use a spring cleaning edit for your wardrobe? 


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5 comments

  1. I'd really like to find a clothes rack that I like. Yours seems nice! Iknow what you mean about the retails aspect. I, myself, cannot reproduce it at home, because all the pieces are different!

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    1. it just sticks in your mind doesn't it? I worked in a boutique for a long time so im pretty good at working with one of a kind pieces on a rack.

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  2. Hi! I'm considering purchasing this rack but curious about how it has held up for you. Would you recommend it?

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    1. Hi! It has been amazing! I've had it for over 5 years and it is still as good as as new. I would highly recommend it!

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    2. Thanks so much for your help!

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