Before You Buy
Check the weave of the fabric. The looser the weave, the more prone the fabric will be to pilling.
Tumble Dry? Not So Fast
Even if the care label says it’s all right to tumble dry, consider either hanging the garment or laying it flat to dry instead. The tumbling action causes garments to rub together. (Curious about what that care label is telling you? Find out how to read fabric care labels.)If you do tumble dry, keep similar fabrics together and choose a warmer temperature setting to reduce the overall cycle time.