Sometimes clothes aren’t out of fashion, but you’re tired of or uninspired by them.Host a “swap” party, where each of your friends bring five to 10 items of clothing with which they’re willing to part. Depending on the rules of your party, you could leave with as much or more than you came with. Brighten up a tired outfit with different, fresh accessories.
You can also invest in accessories that tap into the season’s patterns and colors so you look up-to-date without scrapping the classics you own.
Take ill-fitting or out-of-date garments to the tailor to update their look.
If you’re handy with a needle and thread, you can make the alterations yourself.
If the clothes in your closet scream last season — or so many seasons ago you can’t even remember when you got them — it’s probably time for a wardrobe update.
Clothes are pricey, though, and if your things are still in good shape it seems a waste to toss them.
Employ a little creativity and some help from your friends so you can avoid buying new clothes and still look stylishly current.An investigation into what you currently own can help you update your wardrobe.You may have forgotten about the perfect little black dress that’s pushed to the back of the closet behind the harem pants and crop tops of last season.Bring classic, foundation pieces — such as black slacks, solid skirts, blazers and blouses — front and center.Explore new ways to pair or layer these items to look updated.Chances are you’re not the only one of your friends feeling a little “out” this season.