How to store your cashmere to avoid damage and extend the life of your cashmere garments. By storing your cashmere garments correctly you can help to avoid moth damage. Cashmere is a delicate and luxurious fabric that requires proper care and storage to maintain its softness, shape, and quality. how to store your cashmere to avoid damage and extend the life of your cashmere. By storing it correctly you can help to avoid moth damage. You can help to extend the life of your cashmere for generations to come. You can protect your cashmere now with our top tips on how to store cashmere over the summer:
Firstly, as Cashmere is a delicate fabric that requires gentle care to avoid damage or shrinkage. Professional cleaners are experienced in handling delicate fabrics and use specialised equipment and cleaning products to ensure that your cashmere is cleaned gently and effectively.
To book a specialist laundry click here. Send your garments to us and our team will professionally de-bobble, clean using eco -friendly products and techniques, returning your cashmere to you like new.
You should fold your cashmere. Hanging cashmere for long periods of time can cause cashmere to lose its shape. Once your cashmere is clean and dry, fold it neatly to prevent creases and wrinkles.
Use a storage bag
Store your cashmere in a breathable storage bag to protect it from dust, moths, and other insects. Be careful in the choice of bag, avoid using unbreathable plastic, as they can trap moisture and cause mildew or mould to grow.
Add some lavender
To keep moths and insects away, you should add a sachet of dried lavender to your cashmere storage bag. Lavender has a natural moth-repelling scent and will keep your cashmere smelling fresh. Check out our lavender pouches. Handpicked in Scotland these are a gorgeous and functional addition to any wardrobe.
Store in a cool, dry place
We recommend that you store your cashmere in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight, such as a wardrobe or dresser. Avoid storing your cashmere in a damp, humid environment as this can cause mildew or mould to grow.
If you would prefer to wash your cashmere at home, we have developed a beautiful cashmere wash that is suitable for your washing machine. Our specialist wash has been formulated to provide the freshest feel for your beloved knitwear. Infused with aromatic cedar-wood as a natural moth deterrent, our wash is the perfect ingredient for knitwear.
In conclusion, by following these tips, you can ensure that your cashmere stays in excellent condition over the summer months. Your cashmere will be ready for you to wear again when the weather cools down. The team at Cashmere Circle are always available to offer advice on the storage, laundry and repair of your cashmere garments, reach out to us here.