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HOW TO STORE YOUR OUT OF SEASON CLOTHES

Apr 12, 2020

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, SPRING IS REALLY HERE!

Spring can sneak up on you. It’s been cold and bleak for so long, you forget that warmer weather will always come eventually. When she arrives in all her glory, your excitement and relief are tampered by the thought that your wardrobe never got the message! It’s time for switching out your clothes, but it’s the last thing you want to do; you’d rather be outside enjoying the sun, but there is no getting around it. So let’s get to it!

BEWARE

When you are switching winter for summer especially, it’s important to pay attention to how and where you store your clothes. We have put together some important tips for you to avoid disaster in your future! You can sabotage yourself without meaning to simply by the way you store or do not store your out-of-season clothes and shoes. 

ANY TIPS?

  • Did you know that moths and other insects love cardboard? Even shoes don’t do well stored in cardboard boxes for months. 
  • Fashion is about change-changing seasons, changing trends, even our bodies change. Because of this, you really need to try items on before you pack them up, or hang them up after storing them. 
  • Plastic covers like dry cleaning bags are terrible for your clothes!

We could go on, but instead we have put together a tutorial video, where we go through the steps you need to take while changing clothing out for the upcoming season. It seems easier than reading an entire blog post on the subject, but you may want to take notes, so grab a pen and paper!

The conversation has changed from needing constant “newness” and the desire for owning “the latest thing”. We have collectively realized it’s exhausting to try and keep up the pace, and worse, it has created a global problem of waste. 

WHAT DO YOU SUGGEST?

Buy the best you can afford. Buy timeless pieces that become treasures, and TAKE CARE OF THEM. Be thoughtful in how you present yourself to the world. Let your clothes and adornments become of a visual representation of who you really are. When you switch one season’s clothes and shoes for another, try to keep this in mind. 

GET MOTIVATED!

Watch the video. Follow the tips. Make the switch. Then go out and live your incredibly authentic, stylish and fearless life!

Delia Folk

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