Their favorite closet is your bedroom…And the subliminal message that it sends, much the way strangers judge your outward appearance, is that they form an opinion about whether you’ve maintained your home meticulously, or that it has not been a top priority.
After 18 years in the fashion industry, managing and merchandising showrooms, organizing apparel – the art of the closet is a natural for me – but not for everyone.
The biggest problem for many is letting go. Edit everything that hasn’t fit in the last 10 years, all those worn out shoes, and generally every past trend that isn’t designer apparel (because the good stuff usually resurrects or can be donated to a museum).
The simplest and most inexpensive fix for closets, is to use all the same hangers. Buy them wholesale in lots of 100. I like the clear plastic ones…they can be bought with or without clips.
The second fix – organize by color, then classification: tops/pants/skirts/dresses/jeans
The art of the deal transcends all businesses, and more so in real estate than in many other professions. For the client, it's often an emotional purchase or sale, rather than a simple commodity or luxury item. I make it my mission to have each side come to terms with a transaction that works for everyone. It's not always easy, but good things in life usually take effort - something from which I've never shied.
Licensed since 2009 as a real estate sales agent in CT & NY, I often work with clients on the border of both areas.
With sales and distribution experience for luxury designer products, and watching/reacting to the markets, my acumen for sales was established. Achieving success and contributing to the growth of many global apparel designer brands, such as Giorgio Armani and Paul Smith for over 20 years, it was time for a change. I wanted to explore another passion that would keep me in one location rather than traveling the globe.
Now I have the best of both worlds, a successful business as a fulfilling personal life. My husband and I have lived in back country Greenwich since 2003, where we enjoy easy access to great biking, hiking and golf. We love to ski and that's usually where our travel takes us.
Life is good in Greenwich!
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