How many times ?

Blue trousers Forever 21 - Light blue gingham shirt JC Penney similar here and one with a modern take here - 
Red velvet heels Melissa 


As you know I like checking up on cost per wear when possible.
Today, as I wear these blue trousers for the 15th and last time - I can only wonder how much we wear the clothes we have. According an article in NYMag we only wear 20% of our closet on a regular basis. While I like to think I am above that number, it's not more that 10%. 
How many times do you wear, let's say, a pair of pants before they're out the door ?
In my case, these trousers purchased in February 2012 in a F21 store while in NYC close to midnight (yep, I'll shop anytime..) for 24.80 USD, worn 15 times, CPW 1.65 USD. It's acceptable in my book.
Now, it's your turn.
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5 comments

Courtney Erin said...

I've often thought about trying to make calculations like this with respect to my closet - it might be time for me to actually give it a go!

Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

Closet Fashionista said...

That's definitely an acceptable cost per wear! Unfortunately most of my clothes will never get that low since I buy pricier things. But I do have items I've gotten super cheap that are way under $1 per wear! But for designer clothes if I at least get to $10 per wear that's pretty good! :)
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Beauty Unearthly said...

Gorgeous! You look lovely dear!

Mica T said...

I really want to focus more on this in 2017! I heard about the 30 wears challenge and thought I'd have a few pieces I'd achieved it with but I really don't have many! I'm going to buy less and rewear more - I have a large wardrobe I don't wear a lot of!

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LyddieGal said...

When it comes to most of my work outfits, especially in the winter, they are rarely documented. I have a sweater that's been on the blog once, but I pretty much wear it weekly to work because it's warm and cozy.

While I think it's a good idea to be better utilizing my closet, at the same time I know there will always be pieces I will adore that aren't going to get worn that much, and I don't want to see that as a reason to not have them.
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