Washable silk’s short life

Watch out for this season’s “washable silks” with cotton lining. The cotton lining in “washable silk” holds moisture that can speed up deterioration and loss of wear-ability in the silk in as little as one washing. Wondering why the designer chose the combo? The cotton lining gives the garment a sturdier form for the design Silk fabric […]

Cleaning Warm Weather Clothing Takes Care

The heat is on and summer is here. With that comes many products that can damage your favorite summer clothing items if not cared for properly. Here are some quick tips to minimize damage and extend the life of your garments. Antiperspirant Potential Problem: Build-up from deodorant and antiperspirant products can cause fiber damage and […]

7 Tips to Making Your Favorite Clothes Last Longer

Here are 7 tips that will help keep your favorite garments ready to wear, longer. Bring a garment in for professional cleaning as soon as possible after becoming soiled.  Stains and soil left too long can be impossible to remove and will shorten the life of your garment. Don’t iron freshly stained or soiled clothes. […]