4 Ways To Make Your Clothes Last Longer

By Sandrine Vaillancourt

For a longer-lasting wardrobe, taking good care of your clothes is essential. Here are a few tips to help you along the way:

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1. Buy clothes made of quality fabrics

The first step of taking good care of your clothes starts when you shop. Always make sure that the fabrics of the clothes you are buying are good quality so that they won’t break after one wear. It can be worth investing in basics that are a little bit more expensive because you’ll actually be able to keep them for longer.

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2. Store them properly

Storing is also very important when you want your clothes to remain in their original shape. Don’t put sweaters and casual tops on hangers, it is better to fold them and put them in a drawer. Also, you can put some plastic bags or paper in your shoes and bags so that they keep their shape.

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3. Read washing instructions

To avoid any troubles when washing your clothes, always make sure to read the instructions on the labels. In case you have any doubts, washing by hand and air-drying is always good, but for some pieces like coats and blazers, it is better to send them to the dry cleaner.

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4. Make repairs

If your clothes are damaged, chances are, you won’t wear them again. Visit a tailor if you need to make any adjustments to your clothes, often it is less expensive than buying new pieces. 

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