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The UK based Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) recently released a report, Valuing Our Clothes: The Cost of UK Fashion.  Among the key findings in the report: UK residents have improved their clothing  care habits extending the life of their items. 72 more words

White Wear

Inspired by the ‘all white wear’ rule that tennis players are obliged to adhere to at Wimbledon this week, The Lady’s Maid has picked out her favourite white pieces for summer. 244 more words

Clothing Care

Should You Hand-Wash Your Delicates?

Whether it be a silk shirt or a lace bra, delicate clothing requires a different level of care compared to your everyday clothing. While you may be able to put these into the washing machine a few times, this will only end up ruining them in the long-term, making it important that you understand exactly how they need to be cared for. 438 more words

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Finishing Up the Laundry

Your dryer is the most expensive appliance to operate…so using it less will obviously save you money.
A wall-mounted, folding drying rack provides the perfect spot to air-dry clothes without hanging your undies in plain sight for everyone outside to see. 226 more words

Getting Dressed

Garment Pilling - Why does it happen and how do I stop it?!

If you’ve witnessed those annoying tiny balls on the surface of one of your LULA treasures, you my friend have been a victim of fabric pilling!  1,000 more words


Washing clothes without ruining them

Laundry mishaps are a nuisance and sometimes, an expensive one too. Following the care instructions on labels is how such disasters are prevented, provided one knows what those funny symbols mean. 362 more words

General Tips

How To Unshrink Clothing

You buy a new jumper and put it in to wash with the rest of your clothes. You forget that it’s  there and into the dryer it goes with the rest. 213 more words

Clothing Care