Spring is just around the corner, ladies, and with it, the opportunity to give those closets a deep clean. We're doing so with the help of Marie Kondo, the Japanese organizational guru and author of the international best-seller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.
Kondo's no-nonsense and wildly effective approach (known as the KonMari method) comes down to asking just one simple question of each item in your closet: Does this bring me joy?
Here, nine tips to get you started:
This piece originally appeared on PureWow.com.