Your cotton dress shirts will last longer if you follow some simple care instructions. If you are washing at home, use a cold water setting, then tumble dry on a delicate cycle. While your shirt is still damp, use a warm iron to get those wrinkles out. If you have your shirts professionally laundered, ask for light starch.
For non-iron cotton shirts, use the same wash and dry settings mentioned above. Simply remove the shirts from the dryer while they are still warm and you will be able to put them on without even looking at an iron… Continue>>
Suits are expensive, and a clear understanding of how to care for them will extend their life considerably. It is important to know that the chemicals used when dry cleaning suits tend to strip wool of many of its natural properties. By following some basic guidelines, you can minimize trips to the dry cleaners and prolong the life of your suits.
First, if possible, wear a suit only once each week. This way, there will be enough time between wearings for the suit to hang properly and regain its original shape. Don’t immediately cram a suit back in the closet when you take it off. Hang it in a place where it can air out. Hang trousers from the bottom on… Continue>>