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    23 Ways To Make Your Wardrobe Last Longer

    Get the most out of your favourite clothes.

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    1. Prevent stains from setting in with a travel-sized stain remover.

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    The earlier the treatment, the better. I recommend keeping one stain-remover pen at home, one in your bag, and one in your desk.

    Price: £16.55

    2. Keep your trainers looking like new with this cleaning kit.

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    Even though it's just travel sized, the Crep's Cure Cleaning Kit can clean over 50 pairs of trainers. The kit contains a short-fibered shoe brush, a micro-fibre cloth, and a cleaning solution suitable for leather, suede, vinyl, and nylon materials.

    Price: £11.60

    3. Save your leather shoes from cracks and water damage by treating them with this leather balm AND...

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    If you take care of your leather goods, they can last you your whole lifetime. Treating your leather shoes and bags with leather balms/oils not only prolongs their lifespan, it keeps them looking brand new. This clear balm waterproofs your leather shoes and can be used on any colour of leather.

    Price: £5.69

    4. ...Restore your faded leather bag back to its original colour with this polish/cream.

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    Renewing leather to its former colour is a quick fix with leather cream. This ointment both moisturises and polishes your leather goods, making it an essential step in prolonging the lives of your shoes, bags, jackets, and other leather goods. Be sure to match the colour of the cream to the desired colour of your leather.

    Price: £6.29

    5. Instead of a harsh drying machine, dry your clothes with an environmentally friendly rack.

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    Dryers can be rough on your clothes, but using a rack protects your favourite items from heat damage and stretching. You'll also end up with a smaller electricity bill, which is always a plus.

    Price: £31.99

    6. Spare your delicates from overstretching in the wash with mesh laundry bags.

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    Washing machines can also be harsh on clothes, especially your delicates. Protect bras, pants, and fragile fabrics from damage by putting them in a mesh bag before popping them in the wash. They'll hold their shape and still get just as clean.

    Price: £6.99

    7. Non-stain antiperspirant prevents those tricky sweat stains from ever happening.

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    If you're like me and keep a spare shirt in the office just in case you sweat through the one you wore to work, invest in a strong antiperspirant. You only have to apply this one twice a week!

    Price: £12.00

    8. If antiperspirant isn't your style, try these underarm sweat pads.

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    Underarm pads are a great alternative to antiperspirant, especially if the latter irritates your skin or if you're wearing a *particularly* delicate fabric.

    Price: £12.96

    9. Preserve your clothes with some soft velvet hangers.

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    Yes, hangers matter. Velvet hangers not only take up less space, they prevent your clothes from stretching and slipping.

    Price: £11.99

    10. Instead of buying multiple pairs of cheap leggings, invest in these leggings with a 5-star Amazon rating and, more importantly, a pocket for your phone.

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    Cheap leggings, no matter how cute, are never worth it. They always tear in the inner thigh within a week. It's terrible and we all hate it. Always look for leggings made with thicker fabric; they're more comfortable and less likely get the those dreaded crotch rips.

    Price: £18.95-£21.95

    11. Cover rips and holes in your jean jacket with these decorative iron-on patches.

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    TBH my denim has no tears and I STILL want to buy these.

    Price: 20 for £18.47

    12. Lost an earring back? Keep wearing your favourite earrings with these back replacements.

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    Earring backs are so tiny – once they're lost, they're lost. Luckily, it's really cheap to get dozens of replacements. I recommend keeping your spare backs in a jar next to your jewellery stand.

    Price: £8.99

    13. These run-resistant tights seem like witchcraft.

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    These opaque tights are remarkably soft AND durable.

    Price: £7.99- £10.99

    14. Repair your necklaces and bracelets (and maybe make some new ones) with jewellery pliers.

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    Don't chuck your necklaces with broken chains, links, and clasps! They're insanely easy to fix. This jewellery kit comes with needle nose, end cutting, and combination pliers. I recommend using the needle nose pliers to reshape your damaged necklaces.

    Price: £9.99

    15. Protect the heels of your shoes with a shoe horn.

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    The backs of your shoes can quickly lose their shape and stiffness without a shoehorn, giving the heel of your shoe a rumpled appearance. Also, it makes your shoes easier to put on.

    Price: £5.99

    16. A wooden shoe tree is a great way to help your shoes retain their shape.

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    Shoe trees support the inside of your shoes when you're not wearing them, meaning they'll keep their shape and fit you for longer.

    Price: £25.00

    17. These breathable garment bags will shield your clothes from mildew and moths.

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    Garment bags are perfect for protecting the fanciest clothes in your closet and in your suitcase. Always look for a garment bag made of breathable material and machine washable.

    Price: £13.99

    18. Make your shoes water repellent with this spray

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    Back in the '00s, I used a spray like this to protect my Ugg boots from the snow. And you know what? I still have those Ugg boots, and they're cosier than ever.

    Suitable for suede, sheepskin, leather, canvas, and more, this water-repelling spray an easy way to protect your shoes from the rain and snow. It only takes a few minutes for the spray to dry, and then you're set!

    Price: £4.72

    19. Restore (or transform) your faded clothes with dye-pods.

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    Are those black jeans not as black as you want them? These dye pods are an insanely easy way to effectively restore colour to your favourite clothes.

    Price: £5.00

    20. Pretreat your stained laundry with this super-strength stain remover bar.

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    Ain't no shame in the pretreat game. This pre-laundry stain bar can be used on clothes and on tougher fabrics like linens and carpets.

    Price: £16.99

    21. Keep your clothes free from moth holes with these moth repelling cedar rings.

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    An environmentally friendly alternative to moth balls, cedar rings repel moths and mildew, absorb odour, and make your clothes smell like red cedar.

    Price: £12.99

    22. These vacuum compression bags protect your clothes from dust in storage and save you space when you travel.

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    These bags are a great way to protect the clothes you only use once in a while. Plus, they come with a complimentary hand pump!

    Price: £14.99 for a pack of eight.

    23. Finally, a standard sewing kit is a must-have for any adult.

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    Sometimes, the old fashioned way is the best way. Plus, YouTube has made it easy to learn sewing basics.

    Price: £13.99