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Textile storage and preservation expert Doug Greenberg co-owns Garde Robe, the nation’s first and only museum-quality archive management and preservation service for fashion designers. In addition to garment, footwear, fur and accessory storage and preservation services, Garde Robe, a strategic partner of the CFDA, provides professional photography and inventory of past collections, signature Cyber Closet “look book” technology ideally suited for managing design … Continued


“Chances are that if you’re reading this, you’ve put countless hours—and, let’s face it, dollars—into building a wardrobe of perfectly tailored suits, sumptuous cashmere and vicuña pieces, buttery leather jackets,and bespoke shoes. And whether you are an avid vintage collector or just appreciate having a closet full of finely crafted clothing, having the option to … Continued


Everybody thinks they are a fashion stylist these days, but many stylists and personal shoppers lack the relevant experience and knowledge required to guide savvy fashion devotees and couture collectors. If you are a stylist working with clients that fit the Garde Robe profile – impeccable couture wardrobe, multiple homes, inadequate closet space – Garde … Continued


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Jason Wu reflected on business beginnings; food poisoning around Kate Moss; biggest accomplishments, and politics. “Fielding questions at his showroom from Valerie Steele, director and chief curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Wu reflected on his trial by fire business beginnings; having food poisoning around Kate Moss; his biggest accomplishments to date, and … Continued


“High-end wardrobe storage service and garment care is an anomaly. Did you ever wonder where Oscar del la Renta’s complete archive of ready-to-wear collections is kept? Or if that “Hollywood Starlet’s” closet isn’t large enough to house all her couture gowns, then where does she keep them? Those in the luxury lifestyle circle have found … Continued


Many Garde Robe members have expressed displeasure with their dry cleaner. Not all cleaners have the experience, knowledge and expertise to be handling couture wardrobes. The very best cleaners have resources that allow them to implement cleaning equipment and solvents that your average dry cleaner simply cannot afford. Many couture pieces should never be cleaned … Continued


“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


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