Addiction to clothing is a very common issue in today’s society and one that has wide acceptance and an excellent ability to stay in the taste of people and especially women are the shoes. Marie Kondo recognizes that the vast majority of people have at least half a dozen shoes or slippers to reinforce their favorite look or to protect themselves from inclement weather during the different seasons of the year, and it is essential to organize and store them.
Addicted or not to shoes, the simple fact of tidying and storing them is a real martyrdom that is repeated daily and Marie Kondo is always to the rescue of the problems with her efficient advice and optimal solutions that generate order and cleanliness. Whether in closets or in specific places for storage, footwear must be protected and stored in a way that offers order, health, well-being, visual beauty and quick access.
Shoes and Footwear tidy and arranged thanks to Marie Kondo
Heels, boots, sneakers, and sandals make it complex to order footwear and beyond the issue of their function is the fact that they maintain different sizes, shapes and consistencies. A situation evidently does not help in any way to ensure that the footwear can be kept tidy in a way that can be considered successful.
The inspiration for tidying up is already in Marie Kondo’s teachings and in each of the tips with which she has flooded the world in the constant search for everyone to adopt her teachings of order and cleanliness based on minimalism and simple solutions. Let’s take a look at the practical ways to neatly store shoes and enjoy the visual beauty they offer at the same time.
Marie Kondo recommends a specific place for each situation.
In addition to arranging the shoes, it is important to do it in a way that you can take advantage of the decorative aspect and there is nothing better than using many available options such as exposed shelves. A shoe does not have to create a negative effect in the environment where it is and if you keep them in perfect condition you can perfectly expose them in this type of shelf inside your bedroom.
Store and sort them in boxes
Boxes are one of the best allies when it comes to organizing objects and it is also applicable to the theme of shoes, buy a vertical shelf made from transparent boxes that allow you to see the shoes without having to open each drawer. A result is full of practicality and elegance that will also allow you to achieve a great look of the striking decoration.
Footwear only where you need it.
The freedom to choose where to place your shoes in an orderly and beautiful way is a feature that few know about, but it is indeed possible and even easy to achieve. A tailor-made solution consists of placing your shoes in the precise space where you need them, with the maximum time savings that this implies. That is, sandals in the bathroom, sneakers in your workout area or slippers in your bedroom.
Arranging shoes with the spaces behind the doors
In those situations where space is at a premium, there is nothing better than finding solutions that meet the needs, and the spaces behind closet or bathroom doors are ideal to comfortably organizing footwear. Option in which you will need any model of organizers specially designed for this task and which is also very eye-catching because it allows you to see the shoes at all times.
Take into account the season of your shoes or slippers.
This wise decision will save you a lot of trouble, when it is not winter you can keep your boots in the upper part of the closet, while the sneakers can go in the most visible part and be ready to wear because they will be frequently used. Remember to label them in case you store them in boxes, for quick location or for any extreme weather changes that may force you to change your shoes.
In outdoor spaces or in the garage
Rain and work shoes can be perfectly stored outdoors, either on a specially designed rack in the garage or under the outside roof. This is especially useful so that you don’t have to bring them into the house and dirty everything in your path. This option applies to sports shoes, pool shoes or work shoes.
The psychological impact of tidiness: according to Marie Kondo
Marie Kondo is a tidying expert and author of “The Magic of Tidying Up,” a book that has sold millions of copies worldwide and has been adapted into a TV show on Netflix called “Let’s Tidy Up!”. Her method, called KonMari, focuses on arranging objects in a house by categories and making decisions based on whether an object brings us happiness or not. According to Kondo, the order in our lives can have a great psychological and emotional impact.
Marie Kondo’s KonMari method focuses on arranging the objects in a house by categories. Order in our lives can have a great psychological and emotional impact, and the act of tidying can be a form of meditation and a way to connect with our emotions and thoughts. However, the method may not be suitable for all people or situations, and it is important to adapt it to our individual needs and circumstances.
What Marie Kondo advises us to do with shoes that no longer fit us
If your shoes are broken, hurt or outgrown, the best thing to do for the world’s most famous tidiness and cleanliness guru is to get rid of them. In the event that it is new but it bothers you to use it, the most advisable thing to do is to give the shoes in question to someone who can use them. There are many ways to get rid of shoes that no longer serve you because they are damaged, but the most advisable are to take them to a clean point or deposit them in a container of used clothing because maybe you can get something out of them. However, Marie Kondo is clear: get rid of them anyway and thank them for the time they have been with you.