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20 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Home-brew stain magic.

Here’s how you can remove grease stains safely at home. You’ll need a double sink or bucket, a jug of white vinegar, a cleaner like Woolite, and half a bucket of ice cubes. First, submerge the item in an ice water bath. The thermal shock of the cold causes the fabric to contract, pushing debris […]

18 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Losing space to memories?

Are precious keepsake garments taking up valuable closet space? Christening gowns, ceremonial attire, letter jackets, afghans and wedding gowns all take up space and seldom come out of storage. Your keepsake items can be cleaned and preserved for future generations, and the boxing makes them easy to store on a shelf or in the attic. […]

15 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Artistic recycling.

How many ways have you found to reuse products? Check out this cool artistic reuse of hangers into something functional, stylish and eco friendly, click here . These chandeliers are made of plastic hangers that would otherwise end up in landfills. Instead, they’re lighting up the room with a great conversation piece. Always bring wire […]

08 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Holiday travel unwrinkled.

Use plastic dry cleaning bags to separate items when you pack. It helps prevent clothes from sticking together and wrinkling. Once you have worn the clothes, you can put them back in the bag and keep your worn laundry separated from your clean clothes without having messy piles in your room. Going somewhere warm and […]

06 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Funny smells in the laundry room?

If you forget to put wet laundry into the dryer, you may experience that nasty mildew smell on clothes or sheets. Here’s an old, but effective trick: add two cups white vinegar and rewash. Put the clothes right in the dryer when the cycle ends – the heat removes the vinegar smell. Worst-case scenario – […]

02 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Line ‘em up.

Taking too long to decide what to wear? We make sure your clothes are facing the same direction so you can organize your wardrobe and get ready fast and easy for work or play. When hanging up your home washing, face them all the same way and keep like with like items – it’ll save […]

31 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Don’t fear the fray.

Unfinished edges on new clothes are meant to fray naturally with wear and cleaning. Our gentle cleaning process and expert staff will keep them looking their best far longer than home care. Even if the tag says you can wash it at home, the aggressive action of most home machines may cause the collar or […]

26 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The bee’s knees of fashion.

Knee high socks and knee-length dresses are all over the runway this holiday season, and Victoria Beckham brings it all together in her 2012 runway show. Zipping up all the trends, bold military inspired colors with smooth silhouettes make any frame – from curvy to sleek – sexy and stylish. And don’t forget the essentials […]

22 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Collar stay clutter?

Let us know your preference – we will gladly remove them from your shirts and not send them back. Would you like them returned separately so you can put in yourself? No problem, we have extras on hand and can include replacements with your next order. If you notice a darker color at the tip […]

18 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Wire vs. wooden.

Don’t clutter your closet rod with old wire hangers or bulky wooden hangers. Return wire hangers to us for recycling, and replace heavy wooden hangers with lightweight fabric covered hangers. They make hanging delicates a cinch without slipping, and are sturdy enough to hold suits and heavy items. Their nice thin profile doesn’t take up […]