What to Do With Old Clothes, in One Easy Chart

An illustrated guide to donating and selling post closet-purge.

So you've gone through that sometimes painful process of weeding out your wardrobe (good for you!), but now what to do with the big bag of castoffs? Not to worry: Consult this chart for a comprehensive list of donating and selling options, from your old glasses to last year's designer jeans.

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Not sure how to get started in the first place? Check out these tips. And take a look at what one woman learned from a ruthless closet purge (spoiler alert: more compliments!) here.

Editor’s Note: A version of this story in the January 2016 print edition of Real Simple incorrectly stated that Ann Taylor and Loft will allow shoppers to bring in used clothing in exchange for discounts on new purchases.