Archive | August, 2012

27 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Today’s wool

Wooing over the latest wools but scared of getting the woes instead? Lightweight and fresh, wool is the preferred fabric for fashion staples – pants, suits, skirts and sweaters. The eco friendly fabric has evolved to be lightweight when needed, and durable when necessary. Forget the itch, the wools of today are not what you […]

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20 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Saturday night fever

Are you giving yourself a fever when deciding what to wear this Saturday night? Leisure suits are the last thing you should think of when you hear polyester. Forget those old styles – the polyester of today not only holds designs, forms, and color better than most fabrics, it also offers durability and long term […]

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14 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Starched or soft?

Linen can go both ways – let us know if you like your linen to stand up- a little starch goes a long way to keep that crisp linen feel. Do you like the smooth soft feel instead? Our professional staff can dry clean your item and hand press it in a way that keeps […]

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07 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Metal fabrics

Metallic fibers have been around for ages, but they are making a comeback in a heavy way. A few tips when buying these fashion must-haves: many are designed to have a wrinkled appearance, but as you wear them, the heat of your body relaxes the woven-in metals and releases the crinkle. Frustrated trying to iron? […]

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01 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The rule says never rub stains, but why?

The deeper the color the more likely you could “rub out” the dye. You take the chance of breaking fibers and “roughing up” the surface each time you rub a stain. If you break the fibers you create an obvious dull or light spot that may be permanent.  Your drycleaner may be able to improve […]

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