The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe

The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe

A brilliant and inspirational roadmap for discovering and cultivating a strong sense of personal style and building the ideal wardrobe for your lifestyle. Many women don't know what their personal style is, don't have a wardrobe that actually matches their style or life, and don't know how to shop for a structured wardrobe of all pieces that can be worn easily and confident A brilliant and inspirational roadmap for discovering and cultivating a strong sense of personal style and building t...

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Title:The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe
Author:Anuschka Rees
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:1607749483
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:272 pages pages

The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe Reviews

  • Sarah Hannah
    May 06, 2018

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

    The great thing about this book is that it is very general about styles of fashion, which makes it applicable to everyone. The exercises at the beginning of the book, geared toward designing a wardrobe that fits an individual's lifestyle, also seem really helpful, if somewhat time inte...

    One of my students just did her research project on fast fashion - and the devastating environmental and social impact of quick changing fashions-and our closets stuffed full of cheap clothes, 70% of which will end up in landfills, releasing toxic gases. So the most valuable element of...

    I like to start the New Year reading something self-help-adjacent and I heard this on the By the Book podcast and decided to pick it up because I do like clothes as well as the whole "capsule" concept. She offers some great styling advice and new ways to look at wardrobe. I didn't pers...

    this made me realise how much of my clothes look like ass and how much of them i don't wear. great book, liked it a lot. very interactive and has a lot of helpful tips. ...

    Easily the best book on style I've ever read. ...

  • Phyllis
    Jan 23, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

  • Michelle
    Jan 06, 2019

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

    The great thing about this book is that it is very general about styles of fashion, which makes it applicable to everyone. The exercises at the beginning of the book, geared toward designing a wardrobe that fits an individual's lifestyle, also seem really helpful, if somewhat time inte...

    One of my students just did her research project on fast fashion - and the devastating environmental and social impact of quick changing fashions-and our closets stuffed full of cheap clothes, 70% of which will end up in landfills, releasing toxic gases. So the most valuable element of...

    I like to start the New Year reading something self-help-adjacent and I heard this on the By the Book podcast and decided to pick it up because I do like clothes as well as the whole "capsule" concept. She offers some great styling advice and new ways to look at wardrobe. I didn't pers...

  • Lisa Lewis
    Jan 15, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

  • Melissa
    May 01, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

  • Kathryn
    Jan 06, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

  • Anke
    Oct 17, 2018

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

  • Jen Johnson
    Jan 11, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

    The great thing about this book is that it is very general about styles of fashion, which makes it applicable to everyone. The exercises at the beginning of the book, geared toward designing a wardrobe that fits an individual's lifestyle, also seem really helpful, if somewhat time inte...

    One of my students just did her research project on fast fashion - and the devastating environmental and social impact of quick changing fashions-and our closets stuffed full of cheap clothes, 70% of which will end up in landfills, releasing toxic gases. So the most valuable element of...

    I like to start the New Year reading something self-help-adjacent and I heard this on the By the Book podcast and decided to pick it up because I do like clothes as well as the whole "capsule" concept. She offers some great styling advice and new ways to look at wardrobe. I didn't pers...

    this made me realise how much of my clothes look like ass and how much of them i don't wear. great book, liked it a lot. very interactive and has a lot of helpful tips. ...

    Easily the best book on style I've ever read. ...

    I chose to review this book because I was looking forward to someone helping me figure out what I should really do about my thrift store wardrobe and being more selective about what goes in it. The marketing materials for this book lead me to believe it was gender neutral, which is cer...

    Recommended for: fashion enthusiasts or bloggers, anyone interested in changing up their closet, shoppers, big spenders, people who are suckers for sales, minimalists. The Curated Closet was an easy, down to earth read giving practical advice for the person who wants to find their ...

    The devil is in the details. What I appreciated about this book is that it provides thorough steps in the process of how to create your own curated closet. At the beginning it was rather daunting to follow along when Rees is throwing out names of fashion-forward icons (admittedly I did...

    If you are a woman who cares about clothing and fashion in more of the abstract than concrete day to day way, and you haven't dedicated any time to transferring those ideals to your real life (but you are willing to), this book is perfect for you. Admittedly I did not go through all th...

  • Sharyn Yenzer
    Oct 05, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

  • Kelsey
    Mar 27, 2018

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

  • Pam
    Mar 10, 2018

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

  • Leigh Kramer
    Aug 08, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

  • Becky
    Sep 28, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

  • Robert Durough, Jr.
    Sep 30, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

    The great thing about this book is that it is very general about styles of fashion, which makes it applicable to everyone. The exercises at the beginning of the book, geared toward designing a wardrobe that fits an individual's lifestyle, also seem really helpful, if somewhat time inte...

    One of my students just did her research project on fast fashion - and the devastating environmental and social impact of quick changing fashions-and our closets stuffed full of cheap clothes, 70% of which will end up in landfills, releasing toxic gases. So the most valuable element of...

    I like to start the New Year reading something self-help-adjacent and I heard this on the By the Book podcast and decided to pick it up because I do like clothes as well as the whole "capsule" concept. She offers some great styling advice and new ways to look at wardrobe. I didn't pers...

    this made me realise how much of my clothes look like ass and how much of them i don't wear. great book, liked it a lot. very interactive and has a lot of helpful tips. ...

    Easily the best book on style I've ever read. ...

    I chose to review this book because I was looking forward to someone helping me figure out what I should really do about my thrift store wardrobe and being more selective about what goes in it. The marketing materials for this book lead me to believe it was gender neutral, which is cer...

  • Life is Novel
    Dec 04, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

  • Sarah
    Sep 19, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

    The great thing about this book is that it is very general about styles of fashion, which makes it applicable to everyone. The exercises at the beginning of the book, geared toward designing a wardrobe that fits an individual's lifestyle, also seem really helpful, if somewhat time inte...

    One of my students just did her research project on fast fashion - and the devastating environmental and social impact of quick changing fashions-and our closets stuffed full of cheap clothes, 70% of which will end up in landfills, releasing toxic gases. So the most valuable element of...

    I like to start the New Year reading something self-help-adjacent and I heard this on the By the Book podcast and decided to pick it up because I do like clothes as well as the whole "capsule" concept. She offers some great styling advice and new ways to look at wardrobe. I didn't pers...

    this made me realise how much of my clothes look like ass and how much of them i don't wear. great book, liked it a lot. very interactive and has a lot of helpful tips. ...

    Easily the best book on style I've ever read. ...

    I chose to review this book because I was looking forward to someone helping me figure out what I should really do about my thrift store wardrobe and being more selective about what goes in it. The marketing materials for this book lead me to believe it was gender neutral, which is cer...

    Recommended for: fashion enthusiasts or bloggers, anyone interested in changing up their closet, shoppers, big spenders, people who are suckers for sales, minimalists. The Curated Closet was an easy, down to earth read giving practical advice for the person who wants to find their ...

  • Anna
    Aug 15, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

  • Tsedai
    Apr 22, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

    The great thing about this book is that it is very general about styles of fashion, which makes it applicable to everyone. The exercises at the beginning of the book, geared toward designing a wardrobe that fits an individual's lifestyle, also seem really helpful, if somewhat time inte...

  • A M
    Oct 31, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

  • Katie Mcintyre
    Jan 23, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

  • Nadine
    Sep 27, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

  • Alaya
    Oct 10, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

  • Tarn Wilson
    May 07, 2019

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

    The great thing about this book is that it is very general about styles of fashion, which makes it applicable to everyone. The exercises at the beginning of the book, geared toward designing a wardrobe that fits an individual's lifestyle, also seem really helpful, if somewhat time inte...

    One of my students just did her research project on fast fashion - and the devastating environmental and social impact of quick changing fashions-and our closets stuffed full of cheap clothes, 70% of which will end up in landfills, releasing toxic gases. So the most valuable element of...

  • Amanda Hunsberger
    Jul 25, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

  • Dee
    Jun 08, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

  • Therry
    Jan 01, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

    The great thing about this book is that it is very general about styles of fashion, which makes it applicable to everyone. The exercises at the beginning of the book, geared toward designing a wardrobe that fits an individual's lifestyle, also seem really helpful, if somewhat time inte...

    One of my students just did her research project on fast fashion - and the devastating environmental and social impact of quick changing fashions-and our closets stuffed full of cheap clothes, 70% of which will end up in landfills, releasing toxic gases. So the most valuable element of...

    I like to start the New Year reading something self-help-adjacent and I heard this on the By the Book podcast and decided to pick it up because I do like clothes as well as the whole "capsule" concept. She offers some great styling advice and new ways to look at wardrobe. I didn't pers...

    this made me realise how much of my clothes look like ass and how much of them i don't wear. great book, liked it a lot. very interactive and has a lot of helpful tips. ...

    Easily the best book on style I've ever read. ...

    I chose to review this book because I was looking forward to someone helping me figure out what I should really do about my thrift store wardrobe and being more selective about what goes in it. The marketing materials for this book lead me to believe it was gender neutral, which is cer...

    Recommended for: fashion enthusiasts or bloggers, anyone interested in changing up their closet, shoppers, big spenders, people who are suckers for sales, minimalists. The Curated Closet was an easy, down to earth read giving practical advice for the person who wants to find their ...

    The devil is in the details. What I appreciated about this book is that it provides thorough steps in the process of how to create your own curated closet. At the beginning it was rather daunting to follow along when Rees is throwing out names of fashion-forward icons (admittedly I did...

  • Anne White
    Oct 11, 2016

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

  • n i c o l e ☁ d
    Aug 18, 2018

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

    This quick and chatty read offers a few valuable insights - you don't have to narrow your style down to labels like sporty or bohemian, and you don't always have to pay more to get higher quality. The section on accessing a garment's quality was the most helpful, and contained memorabl...

    Pretty interesting, and quite in depth. Focuses less on a specific capsule wardrobe, but is pretty logical in the way it ties in finding your style and figuring out how many pieces you might need and which ones would be higher priority to buy, etc. The analytical part was cool, though ...

    This is the style book I've been waiting for. Focuses on developing personal style via a "slow fashion" approach. Perfect how-to for those like me who have style aspirations but very little "know how." ...

    Quintessential reading on minimalism & style, the quality & capsule wardrobe. I'm not really into clothing/style, but I got a lot out of this book. It helped me accept and even love my unique style, clothing and fabric that works for me, and my color palette. A surprise favorit...

    Definitely written for young women and not for someone in her 60s. ...

    Great resource for anyone looking to refresh or redefine their wardrobe. I have a pretty good sense of my own style and what's missing in my closet but this still proved to be a helpful guide. ...

    The great thing about this book is that it is very general about styles of fashion, which makes it applicable to everyone. The exercises at the beginning of the book, geared toward designing a wardrobe that fits an individual's lifestyle, also seem really helpful, if somewhat time inte...

    One of my students just did her research project on fast fashion - and the devastating environmental and social impact of quick changing fashions-and our closets stuffed full of cheap clothes, 70% of which will end up in landfills, releasing toxic gases. So the most valuable element of...

    I like to start the New Year reading something self-help-adjacent and I heard this on the By the Book podcast and decided to pick it up because I do like clothes as well as the whole "capsule" concept. She offers some great styling advice and new ways to look at wardrobe. I didn't pers...

    this made me realise how much of my clothes look like ass and how much of them i don't wear. great book, liked it a lot. very interactive and has a lot of helpful tips. ...

  • Katie Petry
    Oct 17, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...

    After finishing the book 'Minimal Fashion' today - and it was a bit underwhelming to be honest - I returned today. This was quite different. It gave strategies about how to shop, how to invest your money wisely, how to avoid buying stuff that you will never wear, how to build your ward...

    This was daunting at first because of how detailed her program is (and almost 300 pages!) but I kept reading. I'm glad did because this is the best book about fashion and building/managing your closet that I've read. I enjoyed her math-minded way of approaching things like how to have ...

  • Rachel Schultz
    Oct 13, 2017

    "Curated" is to 2016 what "artisanal" was a few years ago. It means approximately the same thing, and that thing isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's just an overused thing. The positive side of "curated" is that it implies something carefully chosen, involving individualized perception...

    ?The Curated Closet? is based on a style blog called Into Mind which I've enjoyed reading. The author is preaching to the choir with me, as I already have quite an analytical approach to my wardrobe. (For example, when I got a job after finishing my PhD, I sketched out a workwear c...

    This book seduced me with its cover design and minimalist pornography photographs of uncluttered closets and fresh faced, Madewell brand looking models wearing that one perfect blazer that goes with everything, but when I actually read it, I just realized that capsule wardrobes go agai...

    It took renewing this book from Overdrive 4 times to finish it because it comes with ?homework? assignments to help you discover your personal style (e.g., take a photo of your outfit for 2 weeks and write down how you felt when you wore it, what you liked about it, didn?t like, ...

    I am something of a fashion disaster, so when this book was recommended to me by my very stylish daughter, I figured I had better read it. In general, Rees takes fashion far more seriously than I ever will, but the process she offers in this book was still of value even for me. The f...

    Found this book from an online recommendation and I guess there's no accounting for taste. Overly complicated exercises. I never followed the author's fashion blog, so I can't compare the two. How about this: wear what you like, make sure it fits and isn't worn out (try on everything i...

    If you are under 30, wear a size 6 and have lots of money, then this is a good book for you. ...

    I appreciate that the message is to encourage confidence to express your personal style, but I'm a bit old for that message. I think this would be an excellent choice for a younger reader - maybe a twentysomething who is still defining herself and her style (and has the time/interest i...

    Teenage me would have been all over this book. Taking the quizzes, making the inspiration board, the whole nine yards. Adult me doesn't have the time or energy for any of that. Honestly, I'd rather just give the author the $1,100 she states people spend each year on clothes to go out a...

    This book would have been great for me about 2 years ago, when I was completely overhauling my closet. However, now that I have a set style, it wasn't really useful. It had pretty pictures though, and there were some activities in there that would be fun to try, like styling a "basic" ...

    This book covers finding your own personal style, how to detox your closet, how to build your wardrobe based on what type of clothes you need for your lifestyle, outfit formulas, how to shop and make the most of your budget, and how to chose items with the correct fit and quality. M...

    I found this book really handy! A lot of the advice here might be pretty obvious for people who have already thought carefully about their wardrobe and shopping habits, but I wasn't in that category. I honestly think it's weird that I'd only fleetingly thought about it, just considerin...

    Balanced. Excellent advice. ...