How To Store: Bags and Shoes

Posted on October 30, 2013 by Melanie Charlton

It's not all just shoehorns and games.

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How To Store: Jewelry

Posted on October 30, 2013 by Melanie Charlton

Here at Clos-ette Too we don't dig jewelry boxes for two reasons. They clutter up the surfaces of your bedroom and they keep your jewelry in jumbled heaps that are almost always impossible to sort. There are great alternative ways to store your jewelry. We love, love, love a pegboard in a closet. By inserting little hooks in the perfect Julia Child-inspired holey boards, you can sort and store your stuff safely. It allows for easy viewing and prevents entanglements.

Another great way to store your family jewels is in felt-lined trays. Whether you have splashy costume baubles or exquisite five-carat diamonds, setting up a segregated drawer for your precious cargo keeps your necklaces and bracelets and earrings separate and will make accessorizing much simpler. Also, say goodbye to scratches and tangles.

When you're on the go, our Signature Travel Jewelry Cases are a great way to keep your valuables neatly stashed.

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How To Store: Scarves & Belts

Posted on October 30, 2013 by Melanie Charlton

Hooks, hangers, rolled and more!

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The Ten Commandments of Hanging

Posted on October 30, 2013 by Melanie Charlton

  • Thou shalt hang as much as possible in thy closet. Hang as much as you can with skinny hangers.
  • Thou shalt not hang sweaters. Sweaters are best folded and stored on shelves or in drawers to maintain their shape.
  • Thou shalt banish wire hangers from thy closet. They are weak, leave marks and force your clothes to lost shape. Enough said?
  • Thou shalt have matching hangers. Hodgepodge hangers make your closet look sloppy and prevents clothes from hanging properly.
  • Thou shalt use appropriate hangers for appropriate garments. Coats on coat hangers keeps your topper in tiptop shape.
  • Thou shalt not kill clothes with plastic. Those dry-cleaning bags are plastic traps for moisture, which can lead to mildew and mold growth, which can severely damage, discolor, stain. Natural fibers cotton, wool, silk, linen need to breathe. Once you bring your duds home, free them!
  • Honor the breathing room of thy clothing. Yes, you should hang as much as possible but you should also leave enough space between each garment so they’re not crammed together in your closet. Cramming causes wrinkling and makes you look like you slept in your best suit. 
  • Thou shalt not hang thy clothes with strangers. Put like with like and hang items facing in the same direction.
  • Thou shalt color-code. Organizing your clothes by color allows you to visualize an outfit by separates and helps you to mix and match combinations you might otherwise miss.
  • Honor thy pants and sweaters. Keep pants looking freshly pressed by hanging them along their creases or pleats to keep them sharp; always fold sweaters so that they don’t lose their shape. 
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    clos-ette headlines: South China Morning Post

    Posted on October 14, 2013 by Melissa Deffenbaugh

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    clos-ette headlines: Lonny Magazine

    Posted on October 11, 2013 by Melissa Deffenbaugh

    If anyone knows that organization is key, it's Lonny magazine. The home interiors magazine's October edition features Clos-ette, Clos-ette Too and Melanie in a great spread that gives you an inside scoop on how to take your closet from drab to fab.

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    clos-ette headlines: Fashion Magazine

    Posted on September 10, 2013 by Melanie Charlton

    Melanie dishes on all things luxury closets with Fashion Magazine! Check out the article and take a peak at designer Veronica Swanson Beard's custom Clos-ette closet.

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