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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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The Twelve Holiday Parties: Holiday Spills and Splashes

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Are you partied-out this holiday season? Have your finest party items endured as well? Even the heartiest holiday reveler must pause to deal with an occasional party mishap or clothing care decision. Take heed of these clothing care tips and chances are you’ll be ready to ring in the New Year!   Read More >>

How do you remove stains caused by cough syrup and other medicines?

Millie Kwan - Thursday, November 17, 2011

baby taking cough syrupYou’re sick with a cough or cold, but you have to go to work because those office deadlines won’t wait. Or you cut yourself and need some first aid. Then you spill cough syrup, topical ointment, or cream on one of your favorite outfits. Here’s a quick fix until you can get the garment to the dry cleaner or home to wash: blot as much of the stain as possible with an absorbent cloth or paper towel.  Read More >>


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