How to Organize the Perfect Closet 101 04/22/2019 You have unearthed the most outstanding apartment. Natural light is flooding in through the windows, the kitchen cabinets are spacious, and you can't wait to take a bubble bath in the garden tub. As you start unloading your stuff into the closet, it becomes obvious you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your friend won the roomier closet, your +1 actually has more to hang up, or the space is more awkward than you thought. Here are a few tricks to make the most out of your closet space. Hangers Trump Folded Piles! Hangers are often regarded as a necessary evil. Acquiring hangers is an errand and not that fun. However, the types of hangers you decide to use in your closet can create or minimize space. Using velvet hangers will free up so much availability in your closet and velvet hangers are not super expensive. Also, keep your hangers color-coordinated. It's pretty easy to become distracted by mismatched hangers. Organize with a Purpose! After you've switched hangers, organize your shirts by color as well as sleeve length. You know the drill - digging through shirts to find that perfect printed pant. Dividing up your closet from summer to winter is easy, but make it fun! Remember it’s you who has to look at it every morning. Don't Think you can't Fold SOME Clothes! Not every item must be on a hanger. Your shirts, sweaters and jeans can all be folded into drawers or put away neatly on your closet shelves. Folding items will keep the closet volume down. The contrast between hanging and folded garments will ensure you see your clothes more clearly. All Space is Used Space! Utilize extra storage for the lower half of the closet. Store accessories or folded clothing in the cubbies and keep shoes underneath. If there is still capacity, the top [of|part of|area of]184] the organizer take advantage of. There is no unusable space in a closet - only untapped possibilities. Last Call... If you have space in a bedroom, a rolling rack is the best plus-one to any wardrobe. Create a plan for your outfits either daily or weekly, use your best pieces as decor, or just use the said rolling rack as extra storage space.