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No snags, no spills, no sweating: how to wear vintage clothes without ruining them

By Lucianne Tonti

05 Sep 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

Vintage shopping can yield untold one-off treasures (and is a more sustainable option). These are often investment pieces that might need a little extra TLC—but don't let that put you off.

Once you have decided it’s OK to wear an item of vintage clothing, there are a few things worth keeping in mind that can help extend the garment’s life.

Given that all wear might damage the item, a risk-averse mindset is a good approach.

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