A Month of Jane: Storage Tips for Shared Closets

A high-functioning closet is one that reflects and supports the life you love. If you're a sun worshipper, store bathing suits and coverups next to your favorite towels and totes. If you walk or run regularly, keep your activewear, socks and sneakers together for easy access. Maybe your PJs and robe are your favorite part of the day—no judgment here! Organize and display them in a way that makes you feel happy and at ease. 

If you share your closet with a significant other, see if a shared interest or hobby might create a
common thread in your storage styles.

My husband and I play golf, so we each keep a colorful collection of golf shirts near our athletic shoes on our respective sides of the closet.

Here's my side: 

Clothes storage that reflects and supports your lifestyle encourages you to do more of what you love.

Clothes storage that reflects and supports your lifestyle encourages you to do more of what you love.

As I mentioned in my first Month of Jane reveal, my husband's clothes storage and shoe rack look quite different from my own! When it comes to color, the man and his double-dipping make me look like a mere dabbler! 

We also have our own storage styles—he likes simple metal clothes hangers for his golf shirts, and I prefer felt clothes hangers for mine (read more about the four types of clothes hangers we use and why). This works well for our respective needs and quantities—see what I mean? :)

A closet shared with your significant other need not be uniform or picture perfect. Shoot for a workable middle ground that reflects the best of you both—as individuals and as partners. For us, this means celebrating our penchant for pigment and our shared hobby. It's colorful, it's easy to maintain, and it's a visual reminder of our life together. That's good enough for me! 

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