Archive | May, 2013

31 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Sustainable fashion, is it possible?

Are you wondering what sustainable or eco friendly fashion really is? Well don’t feel bad, sorting through all the labeling and catch phrases isn’t easy. Look for designers and brands that see the whole picture – where they source fabrics, where the factories are, and who is actually crafting the clothes. Find out more about […]

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25 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Birds of a feather

Birds of a feather flock together – keep that in mind before attempting home laundering down comforters, vests or pillows. The delicate loft inside will clump up during your machine washing cycle and you will lose the soft fluff which makes down soft and warm. Bring your down items to us for professional cleaning. Our […]

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23 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Winter storage

Now that you have spring cleaning under your belt, it’s time to put away those bulky winter blankets and comforters until next winter. Comforters and blankets are too big even for the large machines to wash at home. Bring them to us for cleaning. They will not only come back cleaner from our high capacity […]

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19 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Which suit suits you for summer?

Retro style swimwear is making a splash for summer. Bright solid colors in cinched designs with back and side cut outs make finding a perfect fit easier for every body type. With hints of last summer, like metal details and animal print cover ups, this season brings a flirty fun aspect we haven’t seen for […]

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16 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Vera Wang rings the bell again.

Vera sets the bridal standards year after year, and she does it again in this fall’s corseted creations,  floating down the runway. Whether you like sleek fitted designs or full traditional skirts, she delivers in an all-ivory collection, evoking classics styles of Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn. Flowing seamlessly from last season, bands of silk […]

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12 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Mother’s laundry reprieve.

Give mom a treat and bring all the household linens to us.  Everything from comforters and tablecloths to futon and duvet covers – we clean and press them with expertise.  For a super luxe treat, make Mom’s bed with freshly pressed sheets and pillowcases from our laundry. She’ll sleep like the princess you know she […]

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10 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Tailor made solutions

Repair and reuse makes great sense and our alterations department is standing by to fit, cut and rework your favorite pieces. Patch your favorite jeans to keep them going strong, shorten a long skirt into a summer style. Missing buttons on your favorite jacket or broken zipper? We can do that too – as well […]

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03 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

(Almost) magic stain removal

We tried out the popular Miss Oops remover sponge on a few different stains. We tested deodorant, powder and lipstick stains on dark and pink fabric. The light deodorant and makeup stains were lifed, the lipstick remained. The pressure and brisk rubbing needed to remove the remaining greasy residue left shiny patches so be […]

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01 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Self cleaning clothes in the future?

Yes you read that right, the Air Force has developed technology that prevents liquids from seeping into clothing and keeps them stain free. But don’t get too excited – this technology is being developed for special uniforms to prevent hazardous materials from penetrating into the fibers. Nasty coffee spills and red wine mishaps aren’t preventable […]

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