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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


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


Savvy fashion companies find ways to trim expenses without sacrificing quality and ingenuity.  However, in some cases proper preservation of past years’ collections and archives gets squeezed out in an effort to appease the bean counters.  Don’t let it happen to your precious collections!  In case you need reminding, your archives are sacred, one-of-a-kind, invaluable, … Continued


Some trends may seem ephemeral but many will often re-emerge, years later, as if copied from the past or as a modern interpretation. Historically, innovative fads have been recycled and ever more speedily as our 21st century fashion system continues to exponentially increase its pace. From the revival of Greco-Roman draping with the Empire dresses … Continued


So, you had the wedding of your dreams. Now, how do you go about protecting your precious wedding gown and keeping it in pristine condition? These “best practices” are for long-term storage (decades), and that the dress will remain in ideal condition should its owner wish it to be worn by another family member and/or passed down to future … Continued