“When Collette Dinnigan was looking for a museum-quality location to store and preserve her priceless fashion archive, the designer turned to Garde Robe in Melbourne, the Australian arm of New York’s wardrobe storage facility for the rich, famous and style obsessed (fashion house Oscar de la Renta, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ivanka Trump are all clients). … Continued
We are delighted to announce our partnership with Clos-ette! Melanie Charlton and her team have designed many fabulous and functional closets for Garde Robe members over the years. Impeccable wardrobes deserve an opulent and well-organized dressing room and closet! Take advantage of 20% off on design services with Clos-ette by filling out a client request on their website and mentioning the Garde … Continued
Couture is a world of glamour, history, and tradition. For more than a century, since its origins in Paris by english ‘couturier’ Charles Frederick Worth, couture has managed to remain the most luxurious way of fashion making. Here, 10 books that every haute couture lover should add to their reading list (in no particular order). 1) Grace: A … Continued
“Clothing storage is never to be taken lightly, especially if it’s the finest in couture, a theatrical costume, or an item of sentimental value. Such special attire warrants equally special care, as the elite 300 people who have signed up as members of Garde Robe since 2001 can attest.” We are honored to be featured … Continued
Thanks to our friends from CBS News for recommending our Luggage Free and Valet service for travelers. “Garde Robe offers luggage packing and shipping worldwide — plus storage, closet organization and other garment services.” Read the story here.
Just like a bottle of wine should be stored in certain light and temperature conditions (or it will turn to vinegar over time), textiles also need to be kept in climate-controlled environments. Insects, dust, and moisture can spell trouble for fabrics and cause permanent damage to your wardrobe. Here are a few reasons why you … Continued
More and more we see the resurgence of vintage clothing pieces making statements in our everyday dressing. Charity/donation & vintage stores are popping up in every neighborhood and designers are inspired by the past. But what exactly does vintage mean? Taken from Wikipedia – “Generally speaking, clothing which was produced before the 1920s is referred … Continued
“Already popular in places such as Los Angeles and New York, luxury storage companies offer services that go beyond storing goods. Garde Robe, which was founded in 2001 and includes clients such as fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, bills itself ‘wardrobe and archive management experts’. In addition to offering museum-quality storage (members receive a … Continued
The idea of professionally preserving the legacy of a design house through the use of archival-grade materials that are long lasting and museum-quality is now implemented by many top-tier designers. Many find the idea of damaging their precious collections to poor storage techniques or pests unbearable as an alternative, or that storing large collections in-house … Continued
We are happy to be featured in today’s Wall Street Journal featuring the chicest storage facilities in the U.S. “On the other end of the spectrum are facilities that offer white-glove pickup and delivery, so customers never have to visit the storage facility at all”. Read the full story here.