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Wedding bells in the future?

Wedding planners suggest you arrange cleaning and preservation of your gown two weeks before the ceremony.  Our professional staff will care for your gown and expertly package it for long-term storage.  Not sure if you are going to save your gown or sell it? Gowns that have been professionally cleaned and preserved bring a higher price than those left ‘as worn.’ We’re ready to help with cleaning, pressing and last minute alterations for everyone in the wedding party.

The perfect fit (or hemming and hawing).

Jeans that fit like a dream are hard to find. So when you shop, focus on the body fit, and don’t worry about the length. Our alterations department will have you hemmed to the perfect length in no time.  If you want to retain the showroom look, ask for an original hem. Rather than cutting off the bottom and sewing a new hem, we can cleverly hide the extra fabric and move the original factory hem to a new shorter length.

Rodeo driving.

High fashion is going to the ranch this year, and denim is the focal point.  Retro jean skirts and shirts with a western flair are popping up all over the runway, and it’s never been so acceptable to match a vintage denim work piece with a sharp clean skirt or shirt.  Start by combing local vintage stores then match your finds with new items to really turn heads.  DKNY takes denim, clean white and metallic fabrics to a whole new level in the 2013 summer runway show. See how she layers denim on denim and pairs a classy skirt with a classic western shirt at http://youtu.be/TP-Bol-nmgc

Wax on, wax off.

Removing candle drips from table linens is often easier than you’d guess. Remove the tablecloth and freeze it. That’s right, the cold will make the wax brittle and if it doesn’t just pop off the cloth, scrape with a credit card.  Now just treat the spot with stain remover, like Shout!, and toss it in the wash to remove any greasy residue. We can do it all for you, and often can do it better with professional spot removal procedures. Or you can always buy dripless candles.

Shirtdress snags

Shirtdresses are more prone to snag or stretch out after just a few wears.  As you move, sit and bend throughout the day the dress takes all of the tension, and can show snags across the back from arm to arm, straight across the bust and along the seat area. If you spend more time sitting than standing, the wear will be even more noticeable. Choose shirtdresses made of sturdy fabrics instead of thin silky styles to get the most wear out of these fashion must have’s.