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Damages and Imperfections in Leather and Suede Garments

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Leather and suede garments are some of our favorite clothing. However, they are not easy to care for. In some cases, after only a short period of wear, leather or suede garments may show local damage. Usually, microscopic examination of the skins in the damaged areas will show that they are less compact and weaker than other areas of the garment.  Read More >>

How to Remove Mold From Leather

Millie Kwan - Sunday, January 01, 2017

Leather clothing should be cleaned and stored with care every year to maintain its beauty. If not done right, mold may grow on the garment. To remove mold from leather, you can try the following method: use a mild dish soap detergent and water; apply the soap mixture to the area using a soft-bristled toothbrush, and apply a dab of vinegar to help disinfect the stain. You should wear a mask to avoid breathing in mold particles,   Read More >>

Buying and Cleaning Leather and Suede Clothing

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Leather looks good and you look good wearing it. To keep it that way, CLEAN IT EVERY YEAR. Our leather specialist knows how to best clean and restore your leather garment. Always clean all matching items at the same time. If staining occurs, bring it to us as soon as possible. DO NOT try to remove spots yourself.  Read More >>

Are suede and leather cleaned the same way as other fabrics?

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, January 11, 2012

No. Special procedures and additives are used on leathers to help retain their color and texture. Sometimes suedes and leather are redyed to replace color loss. It is not always possible to replace or match the colors.   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 II)

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, December 06, 2011

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