I ended my previous article about building a wardrobe on a budget with an adage: a well-made, well-loved garment will pay itself back. However, this sequel is about ensuring that your clothes are well-loved. Maintenance.
Dr Thomas Bullington
Building a Wardrobe on a Budget: Maintenance, Money, and Time
Building a Wardrobe on a Budget: Thrift or Splurge?
I have been building my wardrobe for about 15 years. For 10 of those 15 years, I lived on adjunct and graduate student wages. To complicate matters, I have expensive tastes.