How to Store Expensive Vintage Clothing

Vintage clothing is usually more expensive, and you might some pieces from second-hand store, You definitely want to keep them for a long time. So how could you take care of such clothing?
Remember the rule when you take care of vintage coats and jackets: do not store them in any plastic bag, because wool and many other natural fabrics should be able to breathe.You should choose fine fabric dress bags. Before storing, make sure these clothing are clean and are free from any spot or stain. And put several sachets of rosemary and mint to drive away insects like moth.
Beaded sweaters need to be washed by hand. To store vintage sweaters, use cedar chest or other wooden drawers with natural insect repellents. Before storing, close all buttons and hooks prior to lying face down. Use tissue paper on the sweater’s back to cushion the fold.
Vintage furs could be taken care of easily. Take it to a good furrier to have it glazed and cleaned initially. Cleaning could be done as rarely as once every year. You’d better apply fabric conditioner before long storage. Hang it in a closet through a jumbo padded hanger. Take note not to jam it next to many other clothes or suffer having to deal with smooched fur.
For vintage accessories, such as hats, purses… Just make sure there are no dust. To brush off dust, use soft brass with soft bristles. Purses should be stored in fabric bags. Compacts should first be wrapped in rolls of tissue paper or should be stored in small jewelry bags to protect them from dust.
All plastics are not good and ideal for storing vintage clothing and accessories. They are not useful for keeping, storing, and taking care of vintage things.


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