Over the years, women around the world have been expanding their fashion consciousness when it comes to their wardrobe. With the help of fashion magazines, designers, marketing and the advertising that make the fashion industry thrive, women are now more discerning when it comes to what they wear. They now know the value in saving up investment pieces that will remain in their closet for a long time. Here are some tips to make sure your fabulous pieces outlive the season and trends.
Velvet clothes must be hand washed.
For minor dirt and stains, you can brush the velvet in one direction.
Use a washcloth soaked in lukewarm water and detergent on small problem areas.
Always air dry velvet clothes as it’s delicate and never iron as this will scorch the fabric.
Wool is one of the warmest fabric available on the market. It is resistant to wrinkling and very resilient, however it is also prone to shrinkage. This fabric is renewed by moisture so it must be washed carefully.
Don’t wash it often. Wash only small areas when necessary.
Use a clean washcloth and soaked it in cold water and mild detergent.
If you need to wash the entire piece, do not scrub the fabric and just let it soak for about 20 minutes in cold water and mild detergent.
Do not hang dry. Find a flat, dry surface and air it out.
Turn your denim jeans inside-out before washing.
Hand wash and soak in lukewarm water with mild detergent.
Do not mix your denims with other types of fabrics as it will stain other clothes.
Hang it upside-down.
It’s not advisable to wash denim everyday as the fabric will thin after each wash.