Washing clothes has been a chore since the dawn of time. The process has gone through many changes over the years, and dry cleaners created the option many people use to care for their fine clothes. The actual term dry cleaning is a little misleading. Even though water is not used in the procedure, it is still a liquid chemical … Read More
How to Dress to Impress
Looking your best can be difficult, especially if your dress clothes are wrinkled, covered in lint, or smell a bit off. With a big holiday like Valentine’s day coming up, it is now more important than ever that you put your best foot forward and look the part. For those that have a date this Valentine’s day, want to look … Read More
Understanding Clothing Labels Symbols from Start to Finish
Wouldn’t it be nice if life came with an instruction manual? Turns out, your clothing does! Nearly every article of clothing comes with an instruction manual for how to keep your clothes looking new, help it last a lifetime and prevent it from stretching out embroidered right into the tag. But knowing how to interpret washing labels when you are … Read More
Fast Fashion for Landfill Fodder
Cheap clothes are everywhere. From discount retailers to department stores, fast, affordable fashion seems to dominate the wardrobes of many Americans. Often citing their inexpensive price tags and easy care instructions as the reason for purchase, most people don’t consider the long-term environmental impact fast fashion trends. Trends Pass, Clothes Don’t New fashion looks sold by many bargain retailers are … Read More
What are Tailored Suits?
You may be accustomed to buying your suits off the rack. The term off the rack simply refers to a garment that is manufactured in bulk, and widely available in an array of retail outlets. Off the rack suits are not custom made for you. Suits that are custom made are called bespoke suits. These are specialty, one-of-a-kind garments that … Read More
What is Color Fading and Can It Be Prevented?
It’s terrible when you have a favorite garment, and the color begins to fade. It’s even worse when the fading seems to happen after just one wash. While color fading over time is virtually inevitable, there are steps you can take to prevent color fading from happening when the garment is still relatively new. What is Color Fading? Color fading … Read More
Dress Nice and Feel Nice
How we look has a significant impact on how we feel about ourselves, which is why it’s so important to take pride in your appearance. If you want to be someone who feels good about themselves and has a good level of self-esteem, you need to take the time to dress well. To be able to do that, you need … Read More