Gold Fox Fur Mittens

Fur Care in Off-Season: Why It Matters

Golfo Karageorgos

Fur is a luxurious and timeless material that can bring warmth and style to your wardrobe. However, to maintain its beauty and quality, it requires special care, especially during the off season when you're not wearing it regularly. Here are some tips to help you keep your fur looking its best:

  • Store it properly. The first sin caring for your fur during the off season is to store it properly. Keep it in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat sources, and damp areas. A fur storage bag or fur coat hanger will keep it protected and prevent it from becoming misshapen
  • Clean it regularly. Dirt and oils can damage the fur, so it's important to clean it regularly, even during the off season. Use a soft, damp cloth to gently wipe away any dirt or grime. Avoid using water, as it can damage the fur and cause it to shrink or stretch. If you have any stubborn stains, take it to a professional fur cleaner for proper cleaning.
  • Brush it regularly. Brushing your fur regularly will help maintain its softness and luster. Use a soft-bristled brush or comb to gently work out any tangles and remove any dirt or debris. Avoid using plastic combs, as they can cause damage to the fur. 
  • Keep it away from moths. Moths are a common enemy of fur, so it's important to keep your fur away from them during the off season. Store it in a cool, dry place and use a natural moth repellent, such as cedar chips or lavender sachets.
  • Have it professionally cleaned. Finally, have your fur professionally cleaned once a year. This will help remove any dirt or debris that may have accumulated over time, and it will also keep your fur looking its best.

Taking proper care of your fur during the off season will help keep it looking beautiful and help extend its lifespan. With these simple tips, you can ensure that your fur remains in top condition for years.