Almost all of us have a couple of favorite jackets, LBDs, trousers and evolution shirt that we never think of leaving. Some of us are wearing those may be for over a decade and still can’t find it old enough to let go. If you also belong to this group, we have a few suggestions to preserve your favorite clothes.
Here, we will be offering you some suggestions or you can also consider as some useful tips to maintain your favorite clothes and to enhance the longevity of the fabric and the design.
Wardrobe Storing Mantra-
When you are storing your garments in the wardrobe make sure that you are hanging those on quality plastic hangers or wooden hangers which one is convenient. To preserve the longevity of the fabrics whether the finest cotton, silk, organdie or chiffon- you have to be particular about storing those up.
Get some air and light to the unused clothes-
Like many of us, you may also have a few shirts, trousers, jackets etc that you wear one or two times in a year. In such case, place them properly on the hangers and leave minimum 2 inch gap in between two shirts or trousers to help the fabric breathe. Once in a while keep the closet door open so that your garments can get in contact with air and light that help in the preservation of the fabrics.
Mend the dresses-
There is no need to have seamless skills to mending the old but important wardrobes of your life. You can easily maintain the sweater snags with nail polish. You can stitch a button the shirt or even can fix the zipping issue with the jeans, trousers and even the shorts. If you have a handy sewing machine that will be a plus factor. You can patch up the torn pockets or the holes formed in the jeans pockets. There is no need to visit a tailor to mend the clothes if you know a little bit of sewing.
Take care of the silk–
If you are a proud possessor of a china silk dress or shirt; be extra careful to preserve the fabric carrying the legacy of a glorious past. Once in a while take out the silk and keep it in the contact of air. Check whether it needs any repairing or not.
So, like this you can preserve the old clothes and keep them just like new for years.