Clothes that last a lifetime?
Once upon a time, there were clothes that lasted a lifetime. That can still be the case! This is a guest blog from Tara Button, founder and CEO of BuyMeOnce.com.
A little TLC helps our clothes look good and last longer - from finding time to 'have-a-go' at getting out a stain to following the washing instructions on the label.
Avoiding and dealing with clothes moths
Many of us have encountered problems with moths making holes in our clothes – especially woollen garments. Try our tips to avoid them!
Washing your woollens
Our advice for washing, drying and caring for wool.
Old favourites that may have been damaged or put to the back of the wardrobe can have a quick nip and tuck to be restored to their former glory.
Customise a t-shirt
Turn an old t-shirt into a stylish one-off with some ribbon, buttons and a brooch.
A quick way to instantly revamp your clothes and give them a new style and individuality is to personalise them.
We are all guilty of buying too many clothes. Why not make the most of the ones you already have?
Capsule wardrobe fun
Most people think capsule means ‘less clothes to choose from’. And they’d be right – but it’s not as scary as you may think! Stick with us on this…
File dress under 'D'
Organising your clothes doesn’t have to be strict and regimented, but knowing where all your clothes are is actually pretty useful.
Pass on any unwanted items for re-use or resale - and if they can't be used again, all clothes can be recycled.
New football shirt? Don't chuck out the old one
If you’re treating yourself to a new football shirt for the new season, don’t just chuck out the old one. You could recycle it, pass it on or donate it to charity.
If your clothes are in good condition then they’re likely to be of value to someone else – meaning there’s money to be made!
There are lots of ways to get better value for money from your clothes, leaving money in your pocket.
It's good to share
From sharing great fashion tips with friends to actually sharing and borrowing items from one another is a brilliant way to keep your wardrobe fresh and save money too.
Buy pre-owned or vintage clothes
Buying pre-owned clothes is a fabulous way to try new looks for a fraction of the high street price.
Got a great idea or clothing tip to share? SUBMIT IT!
Our guest blogger Jenniffer Taylor tells us about an item of clothing she really loves – a dress she made herself.
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