Hang like items with like items. Blazers with blazers, dresses with dresses and so on.
Now that is a pretty basic rule of thumb but this is what blew my mind:
Arrange your clothes so that they rise to the right.
Imagine a large square in front of you. Try tracing in the air an arrow from the bottom right to the upper left. Ok now try doing to same thing starting on the bottom left and going to the upper right.
Didn’t rising to the right feel “lighter” or more optimistic!? “Lines that slope up to the right make people feel more comfortable.”
Now I don’t know why this is (neither does Marie she admits) but it really does feel better this way! “Lines that slope up to the right make people feel more comfortable.”
To put this into terms for your closet: hang heavy items on the left side of the closet and let the clothing get progressively lighter as you travel right. The basic order by category would be: coats would be on the far left, followed by dresses, jackets, pants, skirts, and blouses.
Give it a try in your closet. Can YOU feel the difference?