What Should You Hang? What Should You Fold?

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To hang or to fold? What should you hang and what should you fold? Here’s a quick guide on how to prolong the life of your fall and winter wardrobe essentials.

 

fold hang 1Hang: Dress Skirts
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You need clipped hangers to hang pleated skirts, suede skirts, leather skirts and silk skirts.

 

fold hang 2Fold: Sweaters
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Sweaters made of wool, cashmere and angora will stretch if you hang them so it’s always nice to fold them to keep their shape. And if you’re lacking the wardrobe space, just fold the sweater half once then lay it over the bar of a hanger.

 

fold hang 3Hang: Dress Pants
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Your hangers with clips to hang them at the waist or hem or fold them along the bar of a hanger.

 

fold hang 4Fold: T-Shirts
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All t-shirts, whether short-sleeve or long-sleeve should be folded.

 

fold hang 5Hang: Toppers like Blazers, Overcoats and Jackets (made of leather, suede, down)
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Blazers and casual jacket should be hung on a regular-grip hanger. But heavy coats should be hung on a suit hanger so it could handle their weight and will keep their shape.

 

fold hang 6Fold: Heavy Pants
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We’re talking about cargos, leather leggings and jeans – these are thick enough fabrics that won’t cause them to wrinkle, so you don’t have to worry about it.

 

fold hang 7Hang: Jumpsuits and Dresses
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Unless they’re heavily embellished, hang your jumpsuits and dresses vertically on hangers.

 

fold hang 8Fold: Casual Skirts
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Thick-knit or denim skirt can be folded or slung over a bar of a hanger.

 

fold hang 9Hang: Tops made of 100% Cotton, Rayon, Satin, Silk and Velvet
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Place your tops on hangers with a solid grip. Button-downs’ top button should be closed when you hang it to keep the collar from getting any creases.

 

fold hang 10Fold: Embellished Evening Gowns
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Loosely fold your evening gowns to keep its shape instead of hanging heavy embellishments. Wrap it in a loose tissue paper or keep it in a box.