Are You Adding To Your Wardrobe?


Even though summer is a fun and carefree time of the year, are you excited about fall arriving? Maybe you are anticipating the upcoming holidays and the fact that you will need to add items to your wardrobe. Are you on somewhat of a tight budget? 

Maybe you already have a plan for the items you'll be purchasing for fall and winter. If so then you don't need to read any further. However, if you are still pondering what you'll buy, from shopping at vintage shops to arranging for dry cleaning services, here are some ideas that might help you.

Shop At Vintage Stores - Of course, you can probably find some pretty good sales at boutiques and at stores at your shopping center. However, have you ever shopped for clothes at vintage stores? If you have, then you already know that you can find some pretty fabulous items that are unique and very affordable. If you've never even been in a vintage clothes store, you'll in for a nice shopping experience.

Look for one-of-a-kind wardrobe items that will be perfect for now through the winter months. For example, at a vintage store you might find a great shirtwaist dress with unique buttons as part of the design. Wear it now by itself, and then when it gets cold, wear it with a denim jacket.

You might be lucky enough to find very elegant designer gowns that you can wear to fancy Christmas parties and on New Year's Eve. Even though they might have cost a small fortune when they were first created, you will probably find that they are very affordable now.

Arrange For Dry Cleaning - Some of those older vintage clothes might not go through your washer and dryer without being damaged. And, they might not even have a tag on them to warn you that they need to be dry cleaned.

If the fabric is delicate, just assume that that vintage item will need dry cleaning services. Fortunately, that service can be very affordable. The workers will have the training and the experience to know which cleaning items to use on specific fabrics. And, if need be, they will try to cleaner on a part of the outfit that doesn't show, just to make sure it won't be damaged. 

Even though your dry cleaner will probably have a pick-up and delivery service, you might want to go into the facility for the first time to explain that the items you are bringing in might need extra attention. By doing that, you can find out if there will be extra charges for those specific items.


29 September 2019

An Easter Celebration

Growing up, I was extremely close to my family. In fact, I lived with my parents and my sister until I married my husband eleven years ago. Unfortunately, I moved seventy-five long miles away from my family after my wedding. But I still visit my childhood home at least once each month. Our growing family also still celebrates all of the major holidays including Easter. Because my husband and I plan to start a family soon, we hope to begin hosting more family gatherings at our home. When this takes happens, I know I will need help cleaning my house. On this blog, I hope you will discover how hiring cleaning services can help you plan a stress-free Easter celebration.