Marie Kondo show sparks decluttering fever in Singapore

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Ms Wang Shijia, owner of local creative studio Ang Ku Kueh Girl and Friends, at her Raffles Place office, which she has organised using Kondo's method. Housewife Casey Lee, who tidied up her wardrobe and drawers using Marie Kondo's method after watch
Housewife Casey Lee, who tidied up her wardrobe and drawers using Marie Kondo's method after watching the first two episodes of the organising consultant's Netflix series, folds her clothes using Kondo's vertical folding technique, and arranges them such that each item is visible once the wardrobe is opened.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
Ms Wang Shijia, owner of local creative studio Ang Ku Kueh Girl and Friends, at her Raffles Place office, which she has organised using Kondo's method. Housewife Casey Lee, who tidied up her wardrobe and drawers using Marie Kondo's method after watch
Ms Wang Shijia, owner of local creative studio Ang Ku Kueh Girl and Friends, at her Raffles Place office, which she has organised using Kondo's method.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

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Mop the floor, wash the curtains, wipe down the furniture - that was what Ms Casey Lee, 45, always did when she cleaned her house for Chinese New Year.

But this year, the housewife also cleared out one-third of her wardrobe, getting rid of 20kg of dresses, pants and work wear.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 21, 2019, with the headline 'Marie Kondo show sparks decluttering fever here'. Print Edition | Subscribe