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01 February 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Wedding budget.

With an average cost of $32,000, smart couples start saving early. The Knot magazine recommends finding out who will pay for what and what their expectations are. The bride’s parents often split most of the bill with the couple, but settle the details long before the cake is ordered. A detailed budget will list costs, […]

26 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Out with the old.

Start the year by clearing the old — Toss last year’s beat-up bag; 86 any undergarment with holes or stains; saggy sweaters; not-right jeans; trophy shoes (you know the ones) and anything you’ll never wear again. Donate what’s usable, recycle what you can and say hello to a fresh start. Article source: http://weeklytips.brightleafweb.com/?p=1488

24 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Figure flatterers.

Favorite magazine Real Simple offers tips to look your best. Keep prints in scale to your frame; larger people=larger prints. To minimize a fuller bottom, choose jeans with large, straight pockets that are close together. Look taller and trimmer dressed in the same color head to toe. Diagonal wraps, chevron prints and asymmetrical hemlines create a […]

20 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Secrets of the loop.

Almost every top-quality button-down shirt has a tiny fabric loop sewn into the seam where the shoulder blades meet. The loop started way back in the Navy when sailors hung their clothing on hooks to save space. In the 1960s when the collegiate Ivy League look became popular, the Gant company reintroduced the little extra […]

18 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Camel coat come-back.

The outwear classic is chic, flattering, timeless and versatile – definitely a good investment. Choose a tailored cut in a mid-length coat for serious wardrobe staying power. As with any investment garment, look for top-quality fabric from a trusted vendor. The best (and most expensive) camel’s hair has long, thin fibers for a warm and […]

14 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Spring styling tips.

Glamour Magazine shares clever tricks from the spring runway that cost $0 and add smart style to clothes you already own. Wear a turtleneck under a buttoned-all-the-way-up blouse, embellish a sleeveless dress with tie-on ribbons or simply hang a scarf from the waistband of your midi skirt where you tuck in the sweater. Take a […]

12 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Winter coat trends.

While last winter saw military style jackets and capes, this year the big designers focused on six styles for winter warmth. Classic trench coats adapt to fall and spring wear, year after year. Cozy shearling and fluffed-up puffers are being seen everywhere. On the synthetic side, vinyl and faux fur stretch the imagination. For sporty […]

06 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Holiday cleanup.

Before you stow away remains of the holiday, make sure everything is clean and ready for another celebration next year. We clean sooty Santa suits, pitchy tree skirts, eggnogged lapels and almost everything else. We’ll even try to remove some of the ugly from holiday sweaters. We regret the ugly that’s woven into the design […]

03 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Back to work we go.

Looking your best on the job takes more than good sense. It’s a practical way to make your presence professional, capable and on top.  Your drycleaner does more than remove spots and press in creases where they belong. We contribute to your successful image with business attire that’s maintained at its best. So you always […]

30 December 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Welcome 2018.

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” Even the most extreme optimists will agree with Oprah Winfrey on this New Year’s toast – a fresh year with new opportunities and challenges, new rewards and surprises. New friends and new ideas. We wish you all the very best and […]