Winter Wear Organizing Tips: Hats, Scarves, & Sweaters Oh My!


7191-2 (1 of 1)IMG_7206-1IMG_7217-1IMG_7223IMG_7238Winter Wear Items:

Burgundy Hat:  Halogen Grosgrain Trim Fedora

Gray Hat:  BP Heathered Gray Floppy Fedora (Sold Out); Similar here

Off White Pompom Hat:  Phase 3 Faux Fur Pompom Beanie

Cashmere Scarf:  Nordstrom Plaid Cashmere Scarf (Now On Sale)

Off White Sweater:  BR Monogram Off White Mock Turtleneck Sweater (Old); Similar here (Now On Sale)

Pink Sweater:  BR Pink Turtleneck Sweater (Sold Out); Similar here

Gray Sweater:  Mixed-Stitch Turtleneck Gray Sweater (Now On Sale)

Black Sweater:  Ann Taylor Chunky Knit Sweater (Now On Sale)

Well, now that it looks like cold weather is here to stay where I live, I decided it was time to start doing some winter wear organizing.  As I started to unpack a few sweaters from my winter clothes storage, and merge them with some of the fall/winter weather items I recently purchased, I noticed that I had unknowingly coordinated a few sweaters, hats, and scarves that would easily pair well together, and work with many other items in my winter wardrobe.

When I started pulling out my winter wear items, I started with a few staples.  Hats can be a challenge to organize, so I started with three of my favorites, this burgundy Halogen Grosgrain Trim Fedora, this gray BP Floppy Fedora, and my Phase 3 Faux Fur Pompom Beanie.  I pulled out my recently purchased Nordstrom Plaid Cashmere Scarf to see how it could be paired with these hats, and it worked well with both.  Next, I moved on to a few of my favorite sweaters.  It’s definitely clear that I like neutral palettes when it comes to sweaters.  The first sweater I pulled out was my BR Off White Sweater.  I bought this sweater last year, and I love pairing it with off white pants or jeans.  Next, was my BR Pink Turtleneck Sweater, and my recently purchased Mixed-Stitch Gray Turtleneck Sweater.  Lastly I grabbed my black Ann Taylor Chunky Knit Sweater, and added it to my column of sweater staples.  Once I started unpacking and pairing these winter wear items, I realized, I needed to begin to organize everything, so in today’s “Style Guide”, I thought I would share a few tips on how to organize your winter wear.

Style Guide:  Winter Wear Organizing Tips

Sort First:  Go through your winter clothing items, and select those items that are winter staples and those that you more than likely will not wear this season.  You can limit clutter, and wardrobe selection uncertainty, by only organizing things in your closet that will be used. Remember “Less is more”.

Prioritize – Put any items that will be worn less frequently in the back of your closet or shelf, and place the items that will be worn more frequently in the front for easy access.

Select The Perfect Placement – Since you are likely to grab winter wear accessories last to complete a look, place your hats, scarves, and wraps at the front of the closet.  This will also make it easy to locate them when planning a outfit.

Color Coordinate – When possible try to keep colors, or groups of colors, like neutrals stacked or hung together for easy wardrobe styling.  Knowing exactly where to look for items, can make outfit planning more fun and less tedious.

I hope these “Style Guide” tips will help you organize your winter wear.

You can shop the items in this post by clicking the links above in “Winter Wear Items”, or you can visit the Shop Fashion Page here.  Also, you can shop Lulu With Grace partner sales and promotions here.  New partner sales and promotions have recently been added.

Thanks for reading!




  1. Shannon
    December 3, 2015 / 1:51 am

    Hey. I love your sweaters! So glad you listed where you got them and other similar ones… These are my colors! Great tips and awesome post!!!

  2. Maria
    December 3, 2015 / 2:16 am

    Awesome organizing tips!!!! It is just starting to get cold consistently where I live too, and I have to get my winter clothes organized. This will help me. Beautiful photos!

  3. Angela
    December 3, 2015 / 10:35 am

    Your hats and sweaters are so pretty! Perfect for pairing with each other. Loving them all and the tips too!

  4. Jackie'O
    December 3, 2015 / 10:41 am

    Great style guide tips! I love the featured items also. You offer so much fashion style, trends and lifestyle advice. Love your blog!

  5. Courtney
    December 3, 2015 / 11:19 am

    What a pretty presentation of such pretty things! Love the sweaters, hat and scarf….wish they were all in my closet right now! The organizing tips are perfect. Thanks!

  6. Jessica
    December 3, 2015 / 1:26 pm

    Very nice post! Need this right now…:-).

  7. Shelley
    December 3, 2015 / 11:47 pm

    I love that you have different types of posts, and they are always so beautifully presented and full of helpful information! This post is awesome!

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