Posts Categorized: Capsule Wardrobe

How To Declutter Any Closet in 5 Simple Steps

I’m collaborating with my friends at Apartment Therapy again. This time I’m sharing how to declutter any closet in 5 simple steps! If your small or cluttered closet is causing you stress, follow these simple steps to whip your closet into a stylish, functional, and organized space. Prep Start by removing everything from your closet…. Read more »

A Guide to Minimalist Style with Hygge

Shira interviews the founder of Hygge, a minimalist women's fashion brand.

Erin Wallace is an Oakland-based designer and the founder of Hygge (with partner Lisa Fontaine). Hygge was built on the idea that an uncomplicated piece of clothing can be surprisingly modern and compulsively wearable. The company recently launched with only a single item – this denim kimono jacket. My friend, Caitlin, who introduced me to Hygge, describes it as… Read more »

Fewer, Better: Summer Faves!

Shira Gill shares her favorite summer products to help you maintain a minimalist and classy wardrobe.

Back by popular demand, it’s the Fewer, Better series: summer essentials edition! This summer, I’m focusing on taking good care of my skin by wearing hats and plenty of sunscreen. I’m also planning to add little pops of pink and peach to my otherwise grey/black/white capsule wardrobe. I have travel on the brain (two international… Read more »

Fewer, Better Favorites

Shira Gill shares a few of her favorites from spring collections to add to your streamlined wardrobe.

Happy Spring! This is my favorite season and I always feel especially inspired this time of year. I’m still experimenting with a very streamlined wardrobe and doing my best to shop less, but splurge on a few high quality items that I truly love. Here are a few fun things I’ve been eyeing this season…. Read more »

Interview with My Minimalist Brother

See how a true minimalist lives in this great interview with organizer Shira Gill's brother.

A funny thing happened. I realized recently that while I strive to embrace minimalist principles, and experiment with capsule wardrobes, my brother, Max, is a real life all in minimalist. Everything he owns can fit in a single backpack. He wears a basic uniform every day. He travels often. He doesn’t let stuff distract him…. Read more »

New! Closet Makeover Workshop

Learn how to organize your closet, create a personal style, and where to find good organizing products.

Back by popular demand, it’s the Closet Makeover Workshop! This one will be focused on helping you clarify and refresh your personal style as well as declutter and organize your closet like a pro. You’ll Learn: *  Industry tips and resources for decluttering, organizing, and styling your closet. * How to create a personal style… Read more »

Closet Makeover Workshop

Introducing The Closet Makeover Workshop! Based on your requests, I’ve designed a new in-home workshop for the new year. This one will be focused on helping you clarify and refresh your personal style as well as declutter and organize your closet.   You’ll Learn: *  Industry tips and resources for decluttering, organizing, and styling your… Read more »

Kid Closet Organization, Simplified

I’ve been asked a lot recently how to organize kids’ closets, and I wanted to share my approach and outline what’s been working for our family. Hope these tips will help you whip those overflowing dressers and closets into shape! Edit Your Heart Out! My theory is: Less clothing, less stress. As someone who does not… Read more »