A little disclaimer before the tutorial: Washing delicate fabrics like silk, rayon, or cashmere can be quite a daunting task. Usually, the question of “To dry clean or not to dry clean?” can be immediately answered by the garment’s care instructions. If the label says, ‘dry clean’ that means the manufacturer suggests you dry clean the garment, but that doesn’t mean…View Post
Vintage fashion posts by fashion blog, CutandChicVintage. Features tips and tricks on buying vintage, vintage cleaning and care, and vintage style hacks.
Can’t find a care label for your vintage clothing? Don’t sweat it! As owner of a vintage shop, I’ve come across all sorts of vintage fabric types and have learned (sometimes the hard way!) the best way to wash and care for different sorts of garments and materials. As a rule of thumb, hand washing in lukewarm to cold water is…View Post
Okay, you’re probably thinking, “Seriously, WD-40? Wouldn’t that be catastrophic for vintage clothing?” Not to worry, with the help of a small artist’s brush the lubricant won’t even touch the fabric. Trust me when I say, this homemade remedy really does work, and it’s quick and easy as 1-2-3. How To Loosen Stubborn Zippers With WD-40 Here’s what you’ll need:…View Post
Got scuff marks on your favorite patent leather goods? No worries! Here’s a quick and easy way to remove those pesky marks. All you’ll need is some non-acetone nail polish remover and a cotton swab. Just rub the soaked cotton swab over the offending areas and watch those scuff marks disappear. It’s seriously that easy. Within thirty seconds you’ll be…View Post
My heart sinks a little when I’ve found the perfect blouse only to find “Dry Clean Only” written on the care instructions label sewn inside. I came in for just one blouse instead I’m faced with easily spending enough for two blouses on a trip to the dry cleaners. It’s definitely an expense I’d like to avoid if I can.…View Post