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Be sure to let us know about spills and spots from white wine, fruit juice or soft drinks that may not be visible when dry. These invisible stains require special attention to prevent permanent discoloring. Mark stained areas with masking tape and we’ll give your garments the special attention they deserve.

Leather for fall.

Suede and leather garments are investments worth protecting. Wear a scarf to protect the collar from body oils and perspiration. Allow leather to air-dry away from heat if it gets wet. Store in a cool dry place, never in heat or humidity, and never, ever in a plastic bag. Our leather cleaning specialists can help remove spills and spots, but time can make stains almost impossible to treat

Necktie tips.

“A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life,” said poet Oscar Wilde, famous for “Living well is the best revenge.” Before your well-tied knot has a chance to help, be sure your tie is spotless. It’s another universal truth that the more expensive the tie, the more prone it is to stains from soup, café au lait or wine. Our stain experts know how to gently restore your neckware to like-new condition.

Starch?

Starch can actually shorten the life of a shirt by reducing the fabric’s ability to bend, stretch and straighten and heavy starching reduces the tensile (resistance to tension) strength by 20-30%, according to DLI. The advantages of starching? Better whiteness, a crisper look and increased resistance to staining. Starched or not, we’ll keep your shirts and blouses looking their best, so you’ll look yours.

High-tech cool.

Scientists at Stanford have invented a new fiber that not only lets perspiration evaporate quickly, but it also allows infrared body heat to escape. By allowing thermal radiation, air and water vapor to pass through clothing, the wearer can feel nearly 4 degrees (F) cooler, reducing the need for air conditioning. That’s cool!