Never scrub a sequin! How to care for special occasion clothes

Beading, tulle, lace, and pleats: occasion wear can be difficult to clean and mend but there are tips to make it easier on you – and your dry cleaner

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Over the last two years, most of us have experienced the sting of a party cancellation – from weddings and galas to school formals. There was a period when crowded dancefloors and uncomfortably high heels felt like a thing of the past.

Happily, it’s 2022, and we are – hopefully – post-lockdowns and limits on gatherings. To celebrate, well, the return of celebrations, here is some expert advice on the special care everything from tulle, to beading, to lace requires.

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