How to Care for your Clothes & ‘No-Wash’ Jean Experiment

How to Care for your Clothes & ‘No-Wash’ Jean Experiment

Tips for washing and storing your clothes that helps them last longer and is more eco-friendly.
I also forgot to mention that if you have black, cotton clothes that have faded, it’s easy to re-dye them!

This video was created for the Project 333 blog. Read the accompanying post here: http://theproject333.com/wash/

After reading about people not washing their jeans for 6 months to year, I decided to do my own little experiment. I ended up not washing a new pair jeans for 11 months (they were part of 3 capsules, so I wore them pretty regularly for a good 9 months) and I was incredibly surprised at how not-gross they were.

How to care for different fabrics:
How To Care For Every Item In Your Closet http://stylecaster.com/how-to-care-for-your-clothing-101-tips/

Additional info:
Guide to Common Laundering and Dry-cleaning Symbols http://www.textileaffairs.com/c-common.htm

Further Reading:
Fashion’s Dirty Little ‘Sustainable’ Secret; Wear More and Wash Less http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kate-black/fashions-dirty-little-sus_b_5065124.html
Why I Never Wash My Jeans- And Maybe You Shouldn’t Either http://www.vogue.com/13296110/never-wash-jeans-vogue-writer-perspective-denim-care/
Student wears same jeans for 15 months http://www.cbc.ca/news/student-wears-same-jeans-15-months-1.1014258
Are You Washing Your Workout Clothes Properly? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/11/washing-workout-clothes_n_6980920.html

Are there any clothing care tips I missed? Share yours in the comments 🙂

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