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So I've been going through some of my belongings, and came across an interesting problem; I have too many clothes.

I know this isn't anything life threatening, so if you'd be so kind; don't post if you don't want to help lol.

So, if there were an emergency, I have my BOB and clothes in that, but I'd like to have all of my other clothing in a single plastic box I could throw in the truck and have my entire wardrobe with me.

My ideas are to have the following:
1 Belt
1 Hiking Shoes
1 Hiking Boots
1 Running Shoes
1 Dress Shoes
1 Work Shoes
Dress Clothes: Blazer, Shirts, Ties, Pants (All on 2 Hangers)
14 Shirts
14 Pairs of Socks
5 Sports Shorts
5 Shorts
2 Jeans
5 Pants
3 Gloves
1 Army Parka
14 Underwear

What do you guys think? What could I pare down and make more simple?
 

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Depending on where you live, some layering might be advisable. Long undies, a sweater or two, a vest, and a hat.

I'm thinking a raincoat's not a bad idea either.

Az
 

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I live in TN, and the parka is waterproof and could double as a winter jacket and rain jacket. I do like to layer clothing and I have 2 thermals for that... I'd really like to get all my clothing under...50 items.
 

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I live in TN, and the parka is waterproof and could double as a winter jacket and rain jacket.
What about rain in warmer weather? You'll sweat your butt off in that parka.

Yeah, it can get a little cold in Tenn. Especially up in them mountains. And hot in the summer. You'll have to be ready for everything. :thumb:

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I have clothing to last for years. prepared not to have to spend money as times get tougher. I pick the best of the season to put in my b0b everything else will get left behind if i have to flee for my life. bag changes seasonally with clothing. other gear gets updated when needed but stays in bag until called for (and I hope i never use it!)
 

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So I've been going through some of my belongings, and came across an interesting problem; I have too many clothes.

I know this isn't anything life threatening, so if you'd be so kind; don't post if you don't want to help lol.

So, if there were an emergency, I have my BOB and clothes in that, but I'd like to have all of my other clothing in a single plastic box I could throw in the truck and have my entire wardrobe with me.

My ideas are to have the following:
1 Beltadd one more belt. One is none and two is one concept.
1 Hiking Shoes
1 Hiking Boots
1 Running Shoes
1 Dress Shoes
1 Work ShoesEliminate, use hiking or running shoes
Dress Clothes: Blazer, Shirts, Ties, Pants (All on 2 Hangers)
14 ShirtsPar it down to 10?
14 Pairs of Socks
5 Sports ShortsDo you need these?
5 Shorts
2 Jeans
5 PantsThree.
3 Gloves
1 Army Parka
14 Underwear

What do you guys think? What could I pare down and make more simple?
First I envisioned you were talking about to many clothes, as in closets and closets full. lol. :D:
 

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Haha, not closets and closets, but the small amount that I do have is bothering me... probably some "deeper psychological meaning" or some B.S. there. Anyways, I've gotten it down to this at the moment:

UPDATE:
I think this is my final loadout:
8 Socks (6 Short, 1 Long, 1 Fitted)
8 Underwear
2 Basketball Shorts
1 Khaki Shorts
2 Jeans
7 Shirts
2 Overshirts (Button-ups)
2 Thermal Shirts

It takes up half a plastic box (which is what I wanted), it gives me enough clothing to wear socks, underwear, and a shirt every day (plus clothes as emergency or to wear to do laundry in). I can wear basketball shorts 4 days of the week, shorts/jeans 3-4 days of the week, plus I have overshirts for summer and thermal shirts for winter. All said and done, i don't think my setup can be any better.

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I also have a hanger for my dress clothing (blazer, pants, 3 shirts) and a hanger for my team clothing (jacket, sweatpants). Also, I have dress shoes (with ties inside), hiking shoes, tennis shoes, and slippers.

For anyone wondering, I only have 3 brands in my entire box I noticed... Nike, George, and Timberland. I feel thrifty and fanboy-esque.

Thanks for the help everyone!
 

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Cool, now I'm wondering is this changed seasonally,or are you not concerned with wool socks, longjohns, sweaters, etc?
 

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I suggest jettisoning the dress shoes and dress clothes outright unless you expect to be bugging out to an upscale steakhouse ;).

You have a (total) of three pairs of shorts but only two pairs of jeans. With 7/8 changes of shirts and socks/underwear it would seem to me you would want to change your pants at least as often as you change your shirt. Dump the team sportswear and add a few more pairs of jeans. Bring nothing on hangers.

Basketball shorts are ok for sleeping or light activity but I would not include them as part of anything you expect to do heavy work in. I have several pairs of denim carpenter's shorts for working in hot weather. They take forever to wear out and launder easily.

Good luck!

~Tevin~
 
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