How to Care for Clothes in Monsoon: A Guide from Jupitershop - The Big & Tall Store

Monsoon Care Guide

Monsoon season can wreak havoc on your wardrobe, with constant rain, high humidity, and a lack of sunshine making it tough to keep clothes in top shape. At Jupitershop - The Big & Tall Store, we understand these challenges. Here's a guide to help you take care of your clothes during the monsoon season.

Understanding Monsoon's Impact on Clothes

Monsoon weather brings high humidity, which slows down drying and promotes mold and mildew. Heavy fabrics, common in big and tall sizes, are especially at risk.

Choosing the Right Fabrics

Opt for synthetic fabrics like polyester and nylon that dry quickly and resist moisture. Avoid heavy cottons and wool that absorb water and take longer to dry.

Washing Clothes in Monsoon

Before washing, shake off excess water and treat stains immediately. Use gentle cycles for delicates and antibacterial detergents to prevent mold and odors.

Drying Clothes During Monsoon

Dry clothes indoors in well-ventilated areas. Use drying racks and hangers to allow airflow and consider a dehumidifier to speed up drying.

Storing Clothes Properly

Store clothes in airtight containers or vacuum-sealed bags. Use wardrobe dehumidifiers or silica gel packets to keep moisture at bay and protect against pests with mothballs or cedar blocks.

Preventing and Treating Mold and Mildew

Ensure clothes are fully dry before storing. Use white vinegar or baking soda for home remedies, and commercial mold removers as needed.

Ironing and Steaming Clothes in Monsoon

Ironing and steaming kill bacteria and mold spores. Iron slightly damp clothes for best results and use steam irons for tough fabrics.

Maintaining Shoes and Accessories

Keep leather goods dry and conditioned, and use waterproof sprays. Store bags and accessories in dust bags and dry wet shoes with newspaper.

Using Technology to Aid Clothing Care

Invest in dehumidifiers, moisture absorbers, and weather-proofing sprays. Use smart devices and apps to monitor indoor humidity.

Eco-friendly Practices for Monsoon Clothing Care

Use cold water and eco-friendly detergents for sustainable washing. Choose biodegradable and non-toxic cleaning products.

Travel Tips for Monsoon Season

Pack clothes in waterproof bags with silica gel packets. Carry a portable garment steamer and quick-drying fabrics.

Emergency Tips for Monsoon Clothing Care

Carry a plastic bag for wet clothes and use a hairdryer to dry clothes quickly if needed.


Monsoon doesn't have to ruin your wardrobe. With these tips from Jupitershop, you can keep your clothes fresh and mold-free all season long.


  1. How often should I wash my clothes during monsoon?

    • Wash more frequently to prevent mold and odors.
  2. What are the best fabrics for monsoon wear?

    • Synthetic fabrics like polyester and nylon.
  3. How can I prevent mold in my wardrobe?

    • Use dehumidifiers and ensure clothes are fully dry before storing.
  4. Can I use a washing machine during monsoon?

    • Yes, but use antibacterial detergents and proper drying methods.
  5. What’s the best way to dry clothes indoors?

    • Use drying racks in well-ventilated areas and consider a dehumidifier.