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Maintenance & Washing Tips

We all know it is not an easy task to go on a shopping spree every time to buy your favorite dresses. If you are buying good quality stuff and it wears out soon, there is something wrong in the way you take care of your clothes. Likewise your wedding dress, wedding dress doesn't come cheap; therefore, you need to take good care of it. While many bridal shops will keep the dress for you until a few days before your wedding, it's wise that you know how to maintain the dress to prevent it from getting stains. The longer your cloth still retain its best value doesn't have to mean hours of work, but this requires a bit of effort and planning. Here are some clothing care tips and ways to make your dresses last longer, which will, in turn, keep your wardrobe budget more manageable. Use the tips given below and keep your dresses looking as good as new.

1.Give your cloth a rest

Most of us have a habit of wearing our favorite dress too often. That favorite piece of clothing will wear out very fast! Clothing rotation is a good option here which will make sure that all your clothes subjected to lesser wear and tear. It's basic advice, but it makes sense to rotate your suits, shoes, and other apparel, so they're not in constant use or getting prematurely worn out.

2. Store your clothes properly

After undressing, you should always make sure that the clothes are kept on a hanger, that if you want to wear them again. Keep everything else separately to be washed. Do not throw the clothes on the floor as it may permanently damage the fabric! And remember that knit fabric shouldn't be put on hangers at all because the weight of the item will stretch it out over time.

3. Pay attention to laundering

Always pay attention to the washing instructions mentioned on the clothing. It is the best you can do to preserve them for longer. The easiest way to prevent your clothes from fading is to wash them with look warm or cold water and avoid using too much detergent. You can also turn shirts with design inside out before washing you wash; also wash your jeans separately, so the denim doesn't rub shirts raw over time, and wash delicate clothes separately from other cloth.

4. Limit the use of dryer

Clothes may shrink and fade away if you are using dryers frequently. It's, therefore, advisable to use a dryer sparingly, drying clothes in sunlight is always a better option as sunlight is also said to have disinfecting properties. Dryers break down the elastic fibers in clothes.

5. Choose quality over quantity

It is always a great idea to go for quality clothing if you want to make them last. They may seem to be a costly proposition initially but in a longer run will save you a lot of money. Fake products will inevitably wear out pretty soon and would never look good on you! Quality products look livelier and also make sure that you carry your style statement with pride.

6. Dye your faded clothes

If you wear black clothes a lot, you will notice that with time your black clothes will begin to fade away. When your cloth starts looking dingy, it's time you pick up a dye and give it a dye bath. It's relatively straightforward to do and makes your apparel appear new again.

Universal cleaning tips for prom dresses, evening dresses and formal dresses. Only apply to the following fabrics that not mentioned. Such as chiffon, taffeta, lace, tulle, organza and so on.

Step 1. Fill a sink with cold water, adding about 2 tbsp. mild liquid detergent as the sink fills.

Step 2. Submerge the dress in the sink. If the dress is too large to fit in the sink, use a bathtub. Swish the dress around in the cold soapy water, making sure not to rub or scrub the fabric in any way.

Step 3. Empty the sink and refill it with clean water, making sure all soap residue is gone. Swish the dress around again to rinse off the detergent. Empty the sink again.

Step 4. Press as much moisture from the dress as you can by pressing the dress between your hands. Do not scrunch or squeeze the fabric to get the moisture out; this could damage to the dress.

Step 5. Hang the dress to dry over an area where any dripping water will not be a problem, such as over your shower or bath tub.

If the fabric is Satin

1). Read the washing instructions on the label. They might say "dry-clean only"--in that case, take it to your regular dry-cleaner. If the gown doesn't have any washing instructions, that can be more difficult.

2). Check out what fabric is used to make the dress. If it is made from silk, acetate, rayon or wool, it should be dry-cleaned. If not, it might be OK to wash the dress at home.

3). Lay the dress on the floor on top of a large towel or sheet.

4). Using a damp washcloth or soft damp toothbrush, wipe at the dirt or stains on the dress, then washing the entire dress.

If the fabric is sequin

1). Read the washing instructions on the label. They might say "dry-clean only"--in that case, take it to your regular dry-cleaner. If the gown doesn't have any washing instructions, that can be more difficult.

2). Check out what fabric is used to make the dress. If it is made from silk, acetate, rayon or wool, it should be dry-cleaned. If not, it might be OK to wash the dress at home.

3). Lay the dress on the floor on top of a large towel or sheet.

4). Using a damp washcloth or soft damp toothbrush, wipe at the dirt or stains on the dress, then washing the entire dress.

When you follow these simple care instructions, you'll see that your favorite cloth can withstand longer wear. And also, when you buy clothes, always read supplier's instructions about its maintenance.