But until then, we have a hanger shortage.
I like the older plastic hangers that used to be a dozen for a $1 or so, but I went to buy some a few months ago and was unhappy to see how thin the tubes are on them now. It seems manufacturers will save a penny just anywhere.
I could tell those new hangers were too thin and would not hold up at all. I did buy a few of the thicker ones that are sturdy enough for jeans or jackets, but they are about $2 for just 3.
We had a few sturdy wire hangers so I decided to just make them do.
I used fabric glue and scrap fabric cut into about 3/4 inch strips.
Then, while I watched TV one evening, I just wrapped those hangers until they looked pretty.
Wrapping them gives them a little cushion to help prevent hangar wrinkles and enough traction that clothes should not easily slip off.
If you are a crocheter, you could make yarn covers.
This was very frugal as I just used things on hand. I think older children would like making them for their own closets or for gifts too.