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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 […]

15 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Same weight but clothes feeling snugger?

Check your dryer settings and remember to never leave clothes unattended. The last 15% of drying time is when shrinkage occurs and it can be permanent. Instead, dry your clothes on delicate to avoid shrinkage and set the timer for a shorter period. You can always add time to dry, but can’t reverse it if […]

11 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Wild prints return.

Fashion friend or foe? No faux pas this season as the wild hit the runway. The animal prints of summer and metallic fabrics of last winter collide for the winter 2012 season with the kingdoms mixing and matching. Fake furs accent leopard print on snake pattern metallic fabrics – stunning bird patterns adorn vibrant textiles […]

09 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

We’ll get the mustard out.

Don’t want to get taken to the cleaners when someone takes you out to the ballgame? Yellow mustard is one of the hardest stains to remove, so act fast if it squirts on you. We can help, first thing Monday morning after the big game. We’ll work that yellow spot out of your outfit – […]

05 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Let’s rap about wrap.

Plastic wrap isn’t just for food – it’s a great time-saver for organizing special linens, sheet and towels. Match up sets of guest linens and holiday items and get to wrapping. Plastic wrap is a quick easy way to keep items together and folded neatly until the next time you want them, and protects against […]

03 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Holiday stain relief.

The holidays are just around the corner, usually including red wine, rich gravy, cocktails and sugary treats. What else do the celebrations bring? Accidental spills on your favorite clothes and household linens – with some of the toughest stains to remove: acid, sugar and oil based food and beverages. Help us by following a few […]

20 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Flax— the oldest fiber

Looking for an alternative to cotton? Flax is the oldest known fabric, and it’s comparable to cotton in all ways – some even better. Flax is eco-friendly and great for high moisture and humidity areas. Flax, otherwise known as linen, is less likely to mildew, keeps the body cool, and costs less than cotton. Another […]

13 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Shirt care confusion

Does your new shirt label say washable, but the fabric looks and feels like it needs dry cleaning? –Some manufacturers avoid marking an item as “dry clean only” to promote sales, even though professional cleaning would keep the garment looking and wearing its best. Bring it in and our fabric experts will give you the […]