Clothing Care

3 Easy Ways to Remove the Most Perplexing Stains

Expert solutions for tackling some of the most stubborn spots. 

5 Alterations You Didn’t Know Your Tailor Could Do

You’ve probably made a few trips to a tailor in your life to take in (or let out) a dress or to shorten a pair of pants. (And if you’re petite, this errand is probably one with which you’re extremely familiar.) But these skilled artisans can do so much more than just hike up a hem.

Expert Tips to Care for All Your Favorite Summer Items

Extend the life of everything from white jeans to flip flops.

7 Annoying Shoe Problems, Solved

With a mix of quick fixes and preventive measures, your favorite shoes can last multiple seasons. 

Smart Ways to Extend the Life of Your Swimsuit

With beach season nearly upon us, Real Simple tapped in-the-know pros for their expert insight to ensure you get the most wear and performance from your swimsuit this season—and hopefully for many more summers to come.

How Often You Really Need to Wash Every Item in Your Closet

Guidelines for everything from pajamas to jeans.

This is the Easiest Last-Minute Fix for Wrinkled Clothing

And you don’t need to pull out the ironing board.