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How To Store Your Winter Clothes

How To Store Your Winter Clothes - Stella Rose Fashions

As the weather gets warmer, it's a good idea to transition your wardrobe to more suitable clothing for the season. You might want to consider switching out heavy winter clothes and knits for lighter fabrics that are breathable and lightweight.

This is the perfect opportunity to re-evaluate your wardrobe choices – decide on the keepers and the goners. This way the items you would love to keep don’t have to be crammed in cardboard boxes or shoved deep into your closets anymore. Use your space better and store your winter wear post winter in many clever ways!

Additionally, you can incorporate more bright colours into your outfits to match the spring | summer vibe.

Storing your winter clothes during the summer is a great way to save space in your wardrobe and keep your clothes in good condition.

1. Wash Or Dry Clean Your Clothes Before Storing Them

Make sure your winter wear is cool, clean, dry and dark. Before storing your winter clothes, make sure they are clean and free of any stains. Moths are attracted to perspiration, food, and other organic matter on clothing, so washing or dry cleaning your clothes is the first step in preventing infestations. Also, don’t forget to check all of your pockets before storing winter clothes! You never know what you may have forgotten inside a coat pocket.

TIPS: You should also research the best way to store each item to keep it from getting damaged.

For example, heavy coats should not be folded up, because it will change the shape of the coat. Coats should stay hanging up, so get a coat or dress bag to protect them from dust as they hang in your coat closet or clothing storage until next year.

You do want to fold winter clothing like knitwear and sweaters since hanging knits will change their shape. So make sure you know the best way to store your winter clothes so you don’t pull your clothes out next year and find everything damaged.

2. Store In A Cool Sry Place

Store your clothes in airtight containers, such as plastic bins, vacuum-sealed bags, or storage boxes with tight-fitting lids. This will prevent moths and other insects from getting inside and infesting your clothes. Avoid using plastic bags, as they can trap moisture and cause mold and mildew on your clothes. Avoid storing them in areas exposed to sunlight or moisture, as this can damage your clothes. It is also recommended using natural scented sachets such as lavender or cedar chips to repel insects. 

3. Regularly Inspect Your Stored Winter Clothes

Check your winter clothes regularly for any signs of moth damage. If you notice any holes or other damage, take the clothes out of storage, clean them, and store them again in airtight containers.

Following these simple steps, you can keep your winter clothes in a good condition and ready to wear when the colder months return.

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