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18 May 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Retiring trends.

Donate or sell to make room on the hanger for what’s new. Get rid of overly fitted pieces. Keep well-tailored and loose fits. Gone are those strappy sandals and dad sneakers. Lose the impractical/uncomfortable heels and clumsy extra-large totes, not to mention seriously those no-no-more fanny packs. New trends include one-shoulder tops, mini-skirts (!), neon […]

10 May 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Mother’s Day every day.

Give Mom a break from laundry – let us do the chores with professional wet and dry cleaning, laundry and finishing. She’ll appreciate time away from the washer, dryer and ironing board. Call us or drop by for a Mother’s Day gift certificate today. Article source: http://weeklytips.brightleafweb.com/?p=1789

04 May 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Spring closet cleaning.

Create more space by eliminating any garment that is: (1) truly stained or stinky. We can do a lot, but some stains and smells are forever. (2) Damaged beyond repair, even by a talented seamstress. (3) Would you buy it right now? (4) It does not fit. Not now, probably never. (5). Wrong look, wrong […]

02 May 2019 ~ 0 Comments

More wedding trends.

Ferns not your style?  A trend towards industrial rustic sees couples wedding in raw and techy spaces, dressed up with greenery and rich florals contrasting against the warehouse, loft or reclaimed factory setting. The must-have color this season is Living Coral, a warm pink with gold undertones. Use coral accents to brighten cakes, flowers or bridesmaid’s […]

28 April 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Wedding trends for 2019

Take inspiration from Prince Harry and Meghan and go eco-friendly with locally-sourced decorations and food, a pre-loved wedding gown and dried petals in place of confetti. Use in-season free-form foam-free flower arrangements and minimize your impact on Mother Earth. Outdoor wedding celebrations continue to grow in popularity, especially in the summer months. Tipis, tents and […]

26 April 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Too much color?

Are your table linens suffering from spring’s brightly colored cakes, eggs, candy or crafts projects? It’s always best to trust the professionals – DIY stain removal can cause more harm than good. For best stain removal results, bring the boo-boos to us right away, and let us know what caused the stain. If anyone can […]

20 April 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Easter Sunday.

No matter where and how you worship, Easter marks a hopeful return of light, of new life, fresh blooms and colorful brightness. We’ll be celebrating with our families, and wish you the best of this springtime tradition. From sunrise services, lilies and decorated eggs, to lamb dinners, fancy baskets and fluffy bunnies, there’s more to […]

14 April 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Two ways to ruin a sports bra.

Real Simpleoffers expert tips to extend the life of technical undergarments. Start by laundering in a mesh lingerie bag – that prevents unnecessary wear and tear – and lay flat on a clean towel to dry or hand on a drying rack or clothesline. Absolutely avoid fabric softeners. Most workout clothes are made with synthetic […]

05 April 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Spring spruce up

Take a few minutes and review your table linen collection.  Stains set over time, so it may be too late for some remainders of parties past, but our specialists have a lot of tricks that go beyond home remedies. Bring in your tablecloths, runners, napkins and placemats for professional laundering and tip-top finishing. Your table will […]

30 March 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Step up to silk.

Top-quality silk, from lingerie to neckwear, is an investment in luxury. But natural-fiber silk is delicate: simply rubbing a spot can fade color or dull the fabric’s luster. Water or club soda bleeds color dyes and abrades fibers. When gravy spots your power tie or champagne bubbles over the crêpe de chine, stay calm and […]