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5 items to help your clothes and shoes last longer

Written by Jay

With trends changing without any notice, people fall in the trap of buying cheap clothes only to throw them away after some time because of a change in trend or probably because of wear and tear that is expected of cheap clothes.

However, one can increase the life of those clothes and accessories by using some simple tips that are handy and easily available.

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One of the best ways to increase the life of your clothes is by wearing them in ‘rotation’. You know, one day this, the other day that and the following day this again.

Garments spend more time hung up on a hanger than that on a body.

Clothes deserve this sort of care and thus you should go for the wooden hangers which do not bend like those metal ones. The wooden hangers offer a better arrangement to the clothes due to which your blazers and shirts maintain those tailored lines.

Wooden Hangers

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The idea of brushing clothes isn’t appealing to all, but it is one of the best ways to keep your clothes in the best shape. However, a proper know-how of using the brush is a must, otherwise you will be doing yourself no favours.

There are some simple guidelines to follow like using the right amount of pressure according to the garment, to sweep and not to scrub. Also, make sure you don’t go all out rubbing and brushing on the garment. Remember, it’s a garment and it requires care.

Garment Brush

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This one is a must. Most of you will have it and you should. Most men are judged by the shoes they wear. You must take care of your shoes, you are entitled to.

Not only should the care kit contain the products to clean them, they should also have the best tools to do the same.

Shoe Care Kit

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Many might not have the luxury of wearing the same set of clothes for 365 days. There might be times when you need to change your whole wardrobe, probably because of the weather.

So, to increase the life of your clothes so that they don’t catch dust or grow old, get a nice garment bag, or a vacuum bag if you’re short of space and stuff your clothes in that till the time comes to get them back on board. Till then, it’s your responsibility to keep them safe and clean so that when you need them back, they’re all ready and good to go.

Garment storage bags

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Shoe Rees give your shoes the support and a structure so that when you’re not wearing them, they maintain their shape and do not collapse.

The wood of the shoe tree not only gives them a support but gives them that forestry smell to keep them fresh and also absorbs moisture from the sole and the leather.

Shoe Trees

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