Cozy sweaters are chilly-weather style staples that are easy to throw on for an effortlessly chic look. Unfortunately caring for these fashion investments can be high-maintenance, especially considering the potential for shrinking, fading, and warping. Here are five tips for keeping your sweaters looking like new for many seasons to come.
1. Fold, never hang your sweaters.
Gravity is not a friend to sweaters as it can pull apart the fibers and alter the shape of your knits over time. Hangers and hooks can especially misshape the sleeves, shoulders, and necklines. Fold your sweaters and store them in wood, canvas, or cardboard containers so they have access to air but not moths. This way you’ll be able to preserve their shape and fresh smell with fewer washes. Continue reading →