Clothing Hacks

I recently created a post providing you with some useful life hacks, so I figured it would be equally beneficial to dedicate a post to clothing hacks. I would argue there are likely hacks for just about everything, but considering clothes are pretty much a necessity in our daily lives, I hope these hacks can be of use to someone.

  • Remove pillage from clothes by running a razor over them (but be careful with this one). Once you’ve removed a majority of the pillage, use some tape to rid your clothes of the final remnants.
  • Learn how to perform basic sewing maneuvers to fix buttons that have broken off. It isn’t as hard as you may think.
  • Use a sharpie to cover bleach stains that have occurred on black clothing.
  • Iron the collar of a shirt with a hair-straightener (I can attest to the fact that this one definitely works).
  • Fix a broken zipper (one that has come off of its tracks) with candle wax, crayons, nail polish, or a pencil.
  • Use shaving cream to remove makeup stains from clothes.
  • If your shoes aren’t quite wide enough, fill a Ziploc bag with water, place them in the shoes and place in the freezer overnight. The water will expand as it freezes, causing the shoes to expand with it.
  • Wearing a leather jack in the rain is a way to give it that classic distressed look.
  • Use white wine to remove red wine stains.
  • USe talcum powder to remove oil stains.
  • Clear nail polish will stop a run from expanding in tights (hairspray also works).
  • If you’re in a pinch and need to polish leather shoes, use a gentle facial moisturizer.
  • Use clear nail polish to tighten sunglasses.

Be sure to check out the link provided above, which is where these hacks came from, to learn more clothing hacks. They’re pretty darn useful!

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