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    17 Products To Help You Get The Most Out Of The Clothes You Already Own

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    1. Rather than throwing out an otherwise perfect bra that's a little tight at the back, use these extenders that'll firmly attach to your bra's existing hooks and make it more comfortable to wear.

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    This pack comes with three extenders that have three hooks, and six extenders that have two hooks. They're a universal size so work on most bras, and are made of a soft fabric that won't feel uncomfortable against your skin. Customers praise the quality and comfort of these, saying they're really good value for money.

    Price: £2.99 for nine

    2. If one of your belts is starting to get a bit loose, this 4.7-star rated leather hole punch will add a new notch to it.

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    You can select from six different size options for the hole you want to make, and adjust it accordingly depending on the belt you have. It's also surprisingly easy to use – the handles are non-slip and cushioned to make it more comfortable and there's a double lever mechanism to save you having to exert a lot of strength or effort.

    Price: £9.99

    3. Constantly washing your clothes can reduce their lifespan, so next time something gets a lil' stain just use one of these Tide To Go stain remover pens on it.

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    These work wonders on fresh stains such as wine, coffee, fruit juice, or ketchup ones. Because you get three, you can keep one at home, one at work, and one in your bag or car!

    Price: £12.98 for three

    4. New buttons are an easy way to make something old look as if you've got a whole new piece of clothing! These ones come in a pack of ten and are available in silver and bronze as well.

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    They'll add a vintage touch to a blazer or cardigan, and only work out at 20p per button!

    Price: £2

    5. There's no need to get rid of your favourite (but bobbly) cardigan just yet. This fabric shaver will remove bobbles from clothing without damaging the fabric and has a large surface area so you can remove more fabric pills in less time.

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    There's a height adjustment cap to make sure even really delicate items don't get any accidental nicks when this is being used, and it has three differently-sized mesh holes to catch both large and small fabric pills. These bobbles end up in a compartment on the shaver which you can easily detach and empty into the bin before using it again. Your bobbly clothes may just live to see another day!

    Price: £13.39

    6. Putting delicates in the washing machine can be a real gamble as you never know for sure if they'll come out intact. Keep them safe from any wear and tear during washes by putting them in these mesh laundry bags.

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    You'll get one extra large, two large, and two medium bags, which are all made with a durable polyester fibre that will hold up really well wash after wash. Your tights, bras, and other delicates will thank you!

    Price: £6.99 for five

    7. Protect your clothes from mould and mildew with these moisture absorbing bags that hang in your wardrobe. They can hold up to three times their weight in water!

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    The hydrophilic crystals help with condensation, mould, and mildew, and one of these bags will last you 4-6 weeks depending how humid the area you're putting them is. They're a really easy and unobtrusive way to prevent damp air ruining your clothes, and customers seem to agree judging from the fact these bags are rated 4.7 stars! You'll be surprised, and maybe a bit grossed out, by just how much moisture these manage to draw out.

    Price: £9.98

    8. These cedar wood hanger rings will stop moths from making holes in your knitwear.

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    Cedar wood is basically like kryptonite to moths! Just pop these on hangers in your wardrobe or in between layers of folded clothes in your drawer and they will keep your garments smelling fresh and feeling dry.

    Price: £10.99 for ten

    9. Crep Protect will keep your trainers looking brand new thanks to its liquid-repelling formula, and it helps to prevent stains too!

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    Use these on any suede, nubuck, or canvas shoes that you want to protect from rain and stains, and it'll create a protective barrier which means water will pretty much run off of your shoes. It's recommended to spray two coats for a thorough protection, then once it's dry (and this dries quite quickly) you can wear them as usual.

    Price: £10

    10. And keep them smelling good-as-new with these activated charcoal deodorising bags that naturally absorb and neutralise bad odours.

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    These bags last for ages too – leave them in the sun for an hour or two every month and you can extend the life of these by up to two years!

    Price: £9.99 for two

    11. This collared bib can be layered under jumpers and dresses for a low-effort way to change up a look.

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    The bib has buttons going down the front, so it'll look great with V-necks too.

    Price: £12

    12. Use this iron-on hemming web to take up any jeans, skirts, or dresses. It creates a sturdy bond that will hold up well when clothes are washed at up to 40°C.

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    If you're not comfortable with a needle and thread, this seriously strong bonding web is an easy alternative. It has a lot of happy customers, with people who have bought this saying it's got great staying power and is quick to use.

    Price: £2.25

    13. Black jeans starting to fade a bit? Just put this Dylon dye in your washing machine with the item you want to dye, run a full cycle (and then another one with detergent), and you're done!

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    Perfectly black clothes without having to scrub dye off the inside of your bath? I love to see it. It's a sustainable choice too as the three wash cycles needed to use this (it's recommended to do a third one with an empty drum to get excess dye out of your machine) use around 60 litres of water in total compared to making one new pair of jeans which can use around 8,000.

    Price: £5

    14. It may feel quicker to trample on the heel of your shoe when putting them on, but this highly-rated shoe horn will help you slip them on comfortably without wearing out the back of your favourite pair.

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    It's gently curved to help you put on even tricky shoes and boots, and it's only 19cm long so won't take up much space. Customers have given it a 4.8-star average rating and say it's really well made and solid.

    Price: £5.99

    15. Brighten up a jacket or some jeans with this cute iron-on sunflower patch to bring a little bit of summer to drizzly days.

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    You can get this in a small (45mm wide) or large (62mm) wide. Make sure you pre-heat your iron before applying it – if it's nice and hot it'll make the patch adhere more effectively to your fabric!

    Price: £2.40-£2.60 depending on size

    16. Sometimes a belt is all you really need to reinvent the clothes in your wardrobe! This coin one is striking but will still go with tons of different items.

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    You can easily adjust the length of this with the lobster-clasp fastening depending on whether you want to wear it on your hips or waist, and it's available in three sizes; XS/XS (2-6), S/M (8-12), and M/L (14-18).

    Price: £13.50

    17. Once you've invested in a pair of leather boots you naturally want to keep them looking their best! The Dr Martens Wonder Balsam softens leather, adds a protective layer to it, and gives a subtle shine too.

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    You can use this on all leather types except suede, and it'll keep the material of your boots supple without the need to polish them.

    Price: £8