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Clothes Diet: 6 Items for a Month (video)

Here is an eco-friendly approach to our clothes. Many of us have overstuffed closets and we are constantly being tempted by the fashion industry to get more. But do we really need more?

Heidi Hackemer came up with a great experiment and a shopping diet challenge. Pick out six items from your collection and wear only those for a month.

Can you do it? Of course you can. Will you do it? Well, thatís another matter. Anyway, hear her pitch and see what she and her followers are able to achieve. Iíll be fascinated to see the comments on this one.

Photo credit: Carlos Merigo

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10:52PM PST on Nov 10, 2013

might want to try this

1:43PM PDT on May 17, 2013

for work I only wear 2 different pairs of pants/shirts per week so I think I could....but I do like to change underwear and socks every day!

6:45AM PST on Dec 10, 2012

Men have the easier way of suits with shirts and ties. Women have more fun but also more pressure to dress well. I think we all have too many things, often things that don't all work well together, and constantly get tempted to buy more by all the marketing everywhere. This is an interesting idea, and even if its not 6 items, maybe it 26, and that's enough. Makes life easier for sure.

10:32AM PST on Dec 4, 2012

Interesting, thank you.

10:30AM PST on Dec 4, 2012

Interesting, thank you.

12:19PM PST on Jan 22, 2012

Interesting idea!

9:35PM PST on Jan 9, 2012

Noted...thanks so much.

8:58AM PST on Jan 3, 2012

Interesting.
Thanks

1:56AM PST on Mar 2, 2011

maybe i will try

7:44PM PST on Feb 5, 2011

I'm actually thinking about putting this challenge into action at my school... not sure anybody's gonna want to try it out, but I figure I might as well! It sounds like a ton of fun!

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