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    23 Ways To Make Getting Dressed In The Morning So Much Easier

    Organize, plan, and get out the door on time.

    Ryan Pattie

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    1. Plan your OOTDs on Sundays! Use a separate clothing rack to hang up all the pieces you'll wear throughout the week.

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    Get the white clothing rack from Urban Outfitters for $98 and the rolling rack from Amazon for $56.

    2. Get a bust form to make planning your looks a little easier.

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    Get one from Amazon for $55.

    3. Or use Finery to create your very own Clueless closet, so you can get help planning outfits and searching through all your wardrobe from your computer.

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    Finery uses your email to search all your online purchase history and create a virtual version of your closet. It then helps you create perfect outfits based on when you last wore items, the weather, or type of event.

    4. Declutter and organize your closet. Having less of the things you don't wear filling up it up will make searching through your favorite pieces a little more manageable on a hectic morning.

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    Get guidance from Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, available from Amazon for $10. (Get it in hardcover, Kindle, and paperback options.)

    5. Store the clothing and shoes you aren't wearing that season...no need to waste time searching through items that you can't wear in that weather.

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    Get them from Amazon: clothing storage bags for $20+ (available in a variety of sizes) and shoe storage for $13.

    6. On tougher mornings, wear "easy" outfits, like a T-shirt and jeans, that require little or no accessories and less effort.

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    Get them from Urban Outfitters: T-shirt for $34 (available in sizes XS-XL and in a variety of colors) and jeans for $69 (available in sizes 24-32).

    7. Nothing will slow down your morning more than having to pull out the ironing board. Iron, steam, and make any other needed alterations the night before.

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    Get them from Amazon: steamer for $20 and iron for $17.

    8. Don't forget to delint and defuzz all of the pieces you plan on wearing.

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    Get them from Amazon: lint roller for $10 (available in a variety of colors) and fabric shaver for $13.

    9. Store your jewelry in an easy-to-access organizer that keeps your bling visible and separated. It'll prevent you from having to untangle and scavenge when you're short on time.

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    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    10. Keep your watch, phone, keys, and everything else you need right by the door in a catch-all tray, so you're not searching for those last minute essentials.

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    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    11. Get an automated coffee maker that'll have your morning fix ready for you before you even open your closet doors.

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    Get the coffee maker from Amazon for $55.

    12. Always think of the rule of three when you're trying to figure out what to wear.

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    The rule of three is simple — not including shoes, always make sure your outfit has three pieces. Like, dress + jacket + statement earrings = a more put together ensemble.

    Get this look from Lane Bryant: top for $56, skirt for $56, and coat for $128.

    13. Keep your closet organized. Nothing makes finding what to wear easier than having easy access to your clothes.

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    Get this closet system from Amazon for $80+. (Available in 4'x6' and 5'x8'.)

    14. On that note, keep your *drawers* organized for quick and easy access so you don't end up wasting precious moments searching for those black socks, nude undies, or the right kind of bra.

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    Get a set of four from Amazon for $14.

    15. Store your shoes in one easy-to-search location so you're not tripping over them and running through your apartment doing the one heel trot.

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    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    16. Keep your coats, jackets, and outwear in a separate closet, or area, to make it easier to grab them as you run out for the day.

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    Get it from Missguided for $56. (Available in sizes 0-10.)

    17. Have all your handbags neatly stored in your closet with a purse organizing hanger.

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    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    18. Avoid changing out your purses every day by getting a really great tote that fits every item you could possibly need and goes with (practically) your entire wardrobe.

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    Get it from Gap for $36. (Available in black, brown, and gray.)

    19. Or if you must, carry all your essentials in pouches that you can transfer from bag to bag.

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    Get them from Pamela Barsky on Etsy: "Spaghetti Changed My Life" for $17 and "Caution" for $17.

    20. You could also try a bag organizer that pops out to fit most of your purses and keeps everything organized.

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    Get it from Amazon for $10+. (Available in a variety of size and color options.)

    21. Create a uniform by filling your wardrobe with pieces that you can easily mix and max.

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    Find a similar jacket from Amazon for $35+, top from H&M for $25, jeans from Nordstrom Rack for $35, shoes from Forever 21 for $33, and bag from Kohl's for $29.

    22. And invest in some really solid staples you can wear a million different ways.

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    Get these ankle pants in a variety of colors and prints from Uniqlo for $30. (Available in XXS-XXL.)

    23. And rely on dresses because they require one less item for you to have to pick out. It makes a difference!

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    Get the blue dress from H&M for $50 (available in sizes 2-14) and the pink dress from Forever 21 for $16 (available in pink or black and in sizes 0X-3X).

    Now you'll always know where your white, collarless shirt from Fred Segal is.

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