Even if we’re only wearing it for a few weeks each year, we put our bathing suits through a lot. They get drenched in chlorinated or salty water and wrung out and hung over the bathtub or shower. Then the next day, you jump into the ocean and do it all again! It’s no wonder they start to look tired a little sooner than you’d like, and that’s particularly frustrating if you’ve invested in a designer brand. If you’re a regular swimmer, you’re making your kit work even harder, so you need to take extra care to ensure it lasts the distance. Here’s how to make sure your bikinis and swimsuits last as long as possible.