24 Ways To Make Your Clothes Last Forever
Keep your duds from becoming duds.
Use adorable boot shapers to keep your favorite pairs from sagging and cracking.
And stuff soft shoes with newspaper or packing paper to keep them in shape.
Hang a closet dehumidifier to absorb moisture and keep your clothes smelling fresh.
Make sure zippers are zipped before tossing them in the wash.
Keep damaging underarm stains at bay with a sweat-proof Thompson tee undershirt.
Clip shoulder shapers onto thin hangers so your jackets and shirts retain their shape.
If you're petite, use petite hangers that won't stretch out your clothes.
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If you run out of shelf space for sweaters, master the "fold hang."
Skip the damaging dryer and hang your clothes on an indoor clothesline.
Or dry delicates on a collapsable rack with 46 feet of bar space.
Use moleskin to repair bras with underwire poking out.
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Instead of ironing your clothes, use a steamer to get the wrinkles out without damaging the fibers.
Gently remove pills with a sweater shaver — it even has a setting for you to control the distance.
Keep your clothes in shape by going over them with a garment brush, which removes crumbs, dust, or other particles that can damage clothes.
Launder your delicates in mesh bags to keep them from snagging.
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Keep the back of your shoes from getting crushed by using a shoe horn.
Instantly fix worn-down heels with heel caps so they last until you can take them to be repaired.
Gently buff away marks with a double-sided garment sponge (it has an extra soft side for dandruff and deodorant and a tougher side for dirt).
And learn how to properly remove all the food stains so you continue to look your best.
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