Taking care of you favorite clothes enables you to use them in good condition for a long time. because in the first place, you have bought them even if the price tag is very high.
There are several things you can do to take care of your expensive and favorite clothes. Let us take a look on some of these reminders.
Read the Instructions
Expensive clothes usually comes with important instructions that are found on the label of the item. Some types of fabric really needs to be washed by hands, should not be ironed, or should not be applied with fabric conditioner.
Some of the instructions will tell you not to use concentrated detergent and bleach, to wash in warm water in normal cycle, to wash inside out, and more.
Leave Them to the Expert
The other way you can take care of your expensive clothes is to have a professional clean the clothes. This means that you have to take the clothes for dry cleaning at least once a week.
This is important because the fabric used in making expensive clothes is high quality and requires a professional to clean it in order to ensure that the clothes remain in good condition.
I heard a story from a friend that someone has expensive dress that is embellished with beads, but it was damaged and totally unusable after the owner washed the dress using a washing machine.
Store Them Properly
Storage is very important when it comes to taking care of your expensive clothes. You should ensure that you store all your clothes according to fabric and in fabric bags. This protects the clothes from damage especially if you are storing the clothes to use them in the next season.
Your closet ought to be well ventilated to ensure that your clothes retain their quality for a long time. You should also make it a habit to leave spaces between your clothes when you hang them in the closet.
This prevents moths and other insects from sticking onto the clothes and airs the fabric of the clothes which is important in ensuring the fabric remains in good condition.
In case you need to store your expensive clothes so that you can use them for the next season, it is important to ensure that they are well cleaned.
Once you get them from the dry cleaners, it is also important to ensure that you remove the clothes from the cleaners wrap paper before storing. This is important in ensuring that the fabric is not ruined since the papers may become damp during storage and ruin the fabric.
Most people ruin their expensive clothes by the way they handle the clothes when taking them off. When taking off your clothes, it is important not to throw them on the floor. You should hang the clothes using a hanger especially if you intend to wear them again. This works well in protecting the fabric.
When eating ensure you place a napkin on your lap or neck to prevent the food from staining your expensive clothes. Moving your mouth towards the plate is also very important because it does not require you to lift the spoon over your clothes. Doing enables the fabric to stay in hood condition since tough stains are very difficult to remove. Scrubbing too much to get the stains off may damage the fabric.
Don’t Use them Too Often
Yes, I know that they are your favorite but when you wear them too often, they will become casual to the eyes of the people who often see them.
It is important to ensure that you do not wear your expensive clothes regularly or very often because aside from the above mentioned reason, obviously, wearing them to much leads to wearing out.
It may therefore be a good idea to wear the clothes when you have an important event to attend or only when you really need to have them on.