Archival Couture Preservation

Couture wardrobes have significant worth and increase in value if properly preserved, but many collectors unknowingly put these assets in peril and end up with irreparable fabric damage caused by insects, the sun and/or climate in their home or storage unit. Savvy collectors entrust their most precious, delicate and sentimental garments to Garde Robe.

Garde Robe members are more than welcome to utilize more than one service offering. Please don’t feel limited. Garde Robe customizes its services to suit your particular needs.

Archival Couture Preservation Process

White-glove garment pick up from your home or hotel room; alternatively you can ship the garments to Garde Robe

All items brought to Garde Robe’s loft for detailed garment inspection, cataloging and professional photography

Garde Robe emails catalog and condition report; garment care services arranged as needed

All items prepared for storage utilizing solely archival materials and placed in lofts featuring optimal climate for textile preservation

View, search and select items for ready-to-wear delivery from your private Cyber Closet, available online and via iPad app

“The Garde Robe lofts offer a fresh alternative to warehouse storage centers and a convenient option for those who may not have enough closet space.”

Closets Magazine

Pricing

One-year memberships start at $400 per month