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Posts tagged with ‘garment care’

  • Dec122011

    Take Care of Your Tuxedo

    Whether it's one- or two-button, double- or single-breasted, tuxedos need love too especially as we go into Holiday/party season. Here…

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  • Jan132011

    Make the Most of Your Clothes: Whites

    clean whites after every wear to avoid engraining the dirt add vinegar to each load to brighten whites use the…

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  • Jan122011

    Make the Most of Your Clothes: Suits

    wear your suits 3-4 times before they're drycleaning dryclean them together to avoid color fades/changes ensure your drycleaner covers all…

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  • Jun302010

    Garment Care 101

    It's always better to fold and store sweaters than to hang them...the hangars typically create false shoulders or points and…

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  • Jun292010

    Garment Care 101

    When you get a stain on an item, ♥ place a cloth underneath the stain to absorb the stain, ♥…

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  • Sep022009

    What is the Most All-American Fabric You Can Think Of?

    Day 7: Denim.  Denim is timeless, versatile and chic; and a staple in every wardrobe.  Denim can be washed at…

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  • Sep012009

    Guess What Fabric is Silky Smooth?

    Day 6: Silk.  It's a natural fiber and has a sheer, delicate and translucent look to the material.  In summer,…

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  • Aug312009

    The Perfect Fabric for Frequent Fliers

    Day 5: Polyester.  Polyester is making a comeback with interesting textures like crushed silk and knits which are now imitating…

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  • Aug302009

    What is Viscose? Do I Have Any Clothes with It?

    Day 4: Viscose.  Viscose is easily blended with other fibers such as satin but, it is very difficult to get…

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  • Aug292009

    ‘Cotton is King’ or So They Said in the South!

    Day 3: Cotton.  Cotton is king if you live in a warm climate--it breathes as opposed to generating extra heat…

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  • Aug282009

    Loving Linen…Gently

    Day 2: Linen.  Linen has a life of its own and can drape wonderfully if it is of high quality.  It…

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  • Aug272009

    Caring for the Sexy, Sophisticated Clothes You Have!

    Day 1: Cashmere, Lamb's Wool & Mohair.  Woolens are natural, soft fibers which can quickly felt with careless washing so, when…

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