Clothing Care

How to Keep Your Sweater Looking Like New

Sweater season is upon us—and while that means all sorts of good things (fall festivities and cozy weekend wear among them), it also means a slight shift in the way we take care of our clothes. Read on for our favorite tips on how to handle your favorite knits.

Winter Clothes Storage, Simplified

But do you have to? Well, yes, if you want your items to weather the off-season successfully. (No holes!)

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.