Padded hangers and lab tests: The unfashionable work behind conserving fashion for the national archives

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SINGAPORE – When one thinks of heritage conservation, centuries-old ceramics and stained scrolls often come to mind. But did you know fashion garments made in the last few years need tender loving care too?

Contemporary fashion is a new area of conservation science at the Heritage Conservation Centre (HCC) – home to the national collection of artefacts and artworks.

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