Unless you have an unlimited budget, ample time to shop, and the ability to hang your clothes in the closet at home, you generally need to be careful in the selection of your clothing so it lasts more than one cycle through the laundry or 1-2 trips to the dry cleaners. Quality is important in wear and in fit and accessing the quality is a learned skill. But how many of know and understand fabrics or for that matter, even care. But you should if you want to keep that particularly lovely dress so it’s not wrinkled or mildewed or torn.
What is Quality?
First is Your Ultimate Fabric Guide To Buying And Caring For Your Clothes. learn the major types of fabrics and how best to choose them.
Next is this Garment Quality Cheat Sheet, what to look for when assessing the nature and quality of a garment