How to Care for Special Items

Follow these cleaning and storage guidelines to keep treasured items looking great. (21 Photos)

Colleen Egan on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:38PM

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How to Care for Special Items

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Prom Dress

Before storing or donating a prom dress, get it professionally cleaned to remove any stains or spills, which can degrade the fabric over time. If you’re storing the dress hanging up, choose a non-plastic garment bag and secure it at the waist to avoid damaging the straps and keep the dress in a cool, dry place.

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