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6 Tips for Storing and Organizing Handbags

Organizing and storing handbags efficiently is important to keep them in good condition and easily accessible when you need them. Here are some tips to help you organize and store your bags:

  1. Declutter, Purge and Categorize: Start by going through your handbags and declutter. Donate or sell bags you no longer use or need. This will make the organization process easier. Sort handbags into categories based on how often you use them, such as daily use, occasional use, or special occasion.
  2. Use Storage Boxes or Dust Bags and Stuff Them: Place purses and clutches you don’t use frequently in clear storage boxes or dust bags to protect them from dust and damage. Label them to easily identify what’s inside. Fill each bag with tissue paper or bubble wrap to help maintain the shape.
  3. Utilize Shelves and Store Upright: Install shelves specifically for handbags. For larger purses, store them upright so they’re easy to see.
  4. Display Them Beautifully: Consider displaying your most beautiful or prized handbags on a designated shelf. This not only keeps them easily accessible but also adds a decorative element to your space.
  5. Separate Small Items: Use pouches or storage containers for smaller items such as key rings, pouches, hand mirrors, or wallets to prevent them from getting lost. Consider placing matching wallets in their coordinating bag.
  6. Regular Maintenance: Handbags are an investment worth protecting. Periodically check and clean your bags to ensure they’re in good condition. Follow care instructions for each type of material.

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By following these tips and customizing them to your space and collection, you can keep your handbags organized, accessible, and in great condition for a long time. If you lack closet space or shelving, call a design expert at Victory Closets. We’ll demonstrate how we can expand your space so you have the room needed to take care of your prized investments, along with your other wardrobe needs.

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