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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Ryan Brook Image by: Ryan Brook Author: Elle Canada

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: Before

"Fifty shades of grey" isn't so exciting when it describes the inside of a room that's meant to inspire colourful editorials. Far from the fantasy fashion closet, ours was dark, drab and nonfunctional. In short: Our closet needed a major upgrade! GALLERY: What the ELLE Canada editors are wearing to Fashion Week

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: The challenge

We asked our sister publication, Style at Home, to transform the dingy 4.6-by.3.55-metre space into the closet of our dreams – and, thankfully, they were up for the task. GALLERY: 50 of the best shoes for Fall 2014

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: After

What a difference a week, a vision and a whole lot of hard work makes! Our closet is now as gorge as the covetable clothes, accessories and beauty products that come through it. GALLERY: 10 fashion designers to watch for Spring 2015

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: Box office

Did we mention we are now swimming in storage space? All thanks to IKEA's Algot system. Watch how fast we fill it up! GALLERY: The world’s most amazing fashion pieces

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: Put a label on it

#welovelabels. Keeping organized is key in the fast-paced world of fashion. GALLERY: Instagrams from inside the #ELLECanadaCloset

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: Animal instincts

ELLE Canada's art director, Brittany Eccles, selected this leopard spot-inspired wallpaper for the new closet, creating the perfect backdrop for impromptu Instagram shots! GALLERY: What the ELLE Canada editors wear to work

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: Clothes horse

Abundant hanging storage accommodates the colouful array of fashion we photograph for our upcoming issues. GALLERY: The top 10 Fall 2014 trends to add to your closet right now

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: Arm party

Pullout trays with dividers keep accessories organized and at easy reach for styling on the fly.  GALLERY: Our editors pick the top Fall 2014 fashion pieces

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: Makeover

This is a beauty junky's dream come true: drawers that can easily store hundreds of perfumes bottles, lipsticks, lotions and polishes.   GALLERY: 10 ways to upgrade your wardrobe this fall

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Extreme makeover: The stylish evolution of our closet

Making of the closet: Pretty perfect

The perfect shade of pink? Take your pick. Our new beauty storage means we can organize by colour, brand, product type or in order of our personal faves. MUST-READ: Meet the ELLE Canada editors

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