With the trend for vintage becoming increasingly popular, it is important to look after your garments properly. This will maximise the amount of wear that you get out of each item. Vintage fabrics will only become more delicate, so it is important that you care for them. Below are a few tips to take into consideration.
1. Check for Faults
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Assess any weak seams, frays or beginning of holes before washing your garment. Machine washing could further deteriorate your garment. If your garment is showing signs of wear or any faults, repair the damage or consider hand washing the item. In most cases, hand washing is the most preferable option for vintage clothing.