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In a single day, Real Simple and Gia Russo, a cofounder of the organizing and design firm MiGi, overhauled Sonya’s closet, allocating half the area to hanging items and half to shelves. Gia mercilessly edited its contents (with Sonya’s help) and restocked it with just-right-for-the-job containers: storage boxes, canvas bins, and baskets. For more details, see Before and After: A Front Closet Makeover.
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