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How Do You Like Your Shirts?

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, December 28, 2011

sarni cleaners shirt laundry bagsWe all have our own preferences for how much starch we like in our shirts. By choosing no starch, light or heavy starch, we can choose how our clothing looks and feels. Starch offers a host of bonuses and drawbacks. The major benefits to starching are a cleaner, crisper look and improved resistance to stains and wrinkles.

However, the price we pay for this resistance is a possible reduction in the shirt’s wearlife due to a decreased resistance to bending and straightening. Light starch may be the answer to limiting the negative effects while gaining the benefits of starch. This way you’ll get a crisper shirt that’s got some stain protection, but won’t wear out quite as easily as a heavily starched shirt.

Here are some of the pluses and minuses to having your shirts starched:  Read More >>

The Twelve Holiday Parties: Holiday Spills and Splashes (Part IV)

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Before the tenth holiday party, my neighbor said to me, “Don’t wear your gold lame cocktail dress to a crowded party in a hot room.” What’s so bad about that?  Read More >>

The Twelve Holiday Parties: Holiday Spills and Splashes (Part III)

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, December 13, 2011

treating milk stains on velvetAfter the seventh holiday party, my cousin said to me, “My suede outfit got soaked in the rain.” How do I handle soaked suede?  Read More >>

The Twelve Holiday Parties: Holiday Spills and Splashes (Part II)

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, December 06, 2011

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