Your closet is probably loaded with clothes with tags still on.

By Kit Yarrow
September 28, 2016
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This article originally appeared on Money.

As a consumer psychologist and researcher I spend a lot of time peeking under people’s beds and in the dark recesses of their closets. In addition to dust bunnies, in more homes than not I find new, unworn clothing and accessories, usually with the price tags still attached.

I’m not talking about bad gifts. I’m talking about merchandise purchased by the owner but never worn. This occurs so frequently that chances are you’ve got something with tags still on it stashed away in your home, too. Why would we waste money on clothing we don’t wear? Here are the top reasons.

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