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How to care for your vintage dresses

Owning vintage dresses is a great option. You are able to own pieces which are unique, flattering and most of all fashionable. But the advantages don’t stop there! Most of the time, due to their “used” label, vintage dresses are often less expensive than newer apparel and can be a thrifty way to achieve a lot of bang for your buck.  

However, there can be some challenges when it comes to caring for vintage clothing, dresses included. Often times, the fabric is more fragile and can stain, rip or wear easily. There is also the concern of being able to wear your favourite vintage pieces without having to worry about decreasing their value or condition. With this being said, there are some easy, effortless things you can do to ensure the longevity and durability of your most-loved vintage dresses.

For example, when it is time to clean and wash your most worn vintage dresses, consider only using professional dry cleaner services. Dry cleaning in general is a more gentle way to wash clothing and it is the preferred option when it comes to vintage duds. Ask around town for a referral; even though dry cleaning is generally a safe option you will still want to have an idea of the quality of services provided.  

Another great way to ensure that your vintage dresses are able to last another life time is to use garment bags regularly. It is quite common for some damage to be done while the clothes are simply hanging in your closet. Fabrics can get snagged on the zippers or tags of other clothing, vintage pieces can be dropped from their hanger and stained while bundled in with other clothes and vintage dresses can be shuffled into losing their shape. By investing in some plastic or cloth garment bags you can keep your vintage pieces separate from your every day clothing and can avoid any potential damage. 

And finally, one of the easiest yet most important points to remember when caring for vintage dresses; avoid contact with harmful alcohols, sprays and cleaners. This means, while getting ready for your big night on the town, spray your hair and perfume before getting dressed into your vintage stunner! The chemicals and alcohols in products such as perfume and hairspray can stain and weaken fabric easily and the damage done is very often irreversible.  

If you enjoy vintage dresses remember the points mentioned above. By taking some time, investing a small amount of money and avoiding certain behaviours, you can easily lengthen the life of all of your vintage pieces. 

 

 

Vintage Dress - John Meyer of Norwich
Vintage Dress - John Meyer of Norwich
   $39.99
VINTAGE DRESS AND JACKET SET KNEE LENGHT SIZE 14 IVORY,NAVY BLUE AND RED
VINTAGE DRESS AND JACKET SET KNEE LENGHT SIZE 14 IVORY,NAVY BLUE AND RED
   $9.00
Psychedelic Vintage Maxi Dress
Psychedelic Vintage Maxi Dress
   $10.00
Women Vintage Dress 50S 60S Swing Pinup Retro Casual Housewife Party Ball
Women Vintage Dress 50S 60S Swing Pinup Retro Casual Housewife Party Ball
   $16.99
Vintage Black Dress From The 1970S With Sequin Embellishments Today's Size 6
Vintage Black Dress From The 1970S With Sequin Embellishments Today's Size 6
   $10.00
Vintage Embroidered Brown Crochet Maxi Dress Floral Peasant Indian Caftan Tunic
Vintage Embroidered Brown Crochet Maxi Dress Floral Peasant Indian Caftan Tunic
   $24.99
Vintage Bohemian Dress
Vintage Bohemian Dress
   $12.20
Vintage Dress Women's Sz Sm Pink Handmade Short Sleeve Above Knee Career Mod
Vintage Dress Women's Sz Sm Pink Handmade Short Sleeve Above Knee Career Mod
   $9.99
Vintage Lace Womens Dress 1940’s
Vintage Lace Womens Dress 1940’s
   $135.00
Vintage Dress Blue Green Watercolor Midi Modest Women's  SZ 8
Vintage Dress Blue Green Watercolor Midi Modest Women's SZ 8
   $7.77
Mod Dress Vintage Size Large 60s 70s Pink
Mod Dress Vintage Size Large 60s 70s Pink
   $10.00
Vintage Jonny Herbert Wool Black Dress with Matching Jacket Size 10 Medium
Vintage Jonny Herbert Wool Black Dress with Matching Jacket Size 10 Medium
   $50.00
Vintage Pink Dress
Vintage Pink Dress
   $12.00
VINTAGE ALFRED SHAHEEN MAXI DRESS PINK-ROSE-SILVER sz 12
VINTAGE ALFRED SHAHEEN MAXI DRESS PINK-ROSE-SILVER sz 12
   $20.00
Vintage • Richard Warren Dress Peter Pan Collar Ruffles • Long Sleeve • Maroon
Vintage • Richard Warren Dress Peter Pan Collar Ruffles • Long Sleeve • Maroon
   $15.38
Vintage Dress from 30-40's
Vintage Dress from 30-40's
   $25.00
Vintage color block dress, Newton Centre, size 10
Vintage color block dress, Newton Centre, size 10
   $6.00
90s vintage dress - floral flowers - black - tie back - sz medium m
90s vintage dress - floral flowers - black - tie back - sz medium m
   $10.75
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