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Gentlemen Are You Folding Your Pocket Square Correctly?

Gentlemen Are You Folding Your Pocket Square Correctly?

If your job requires you to wear a suit – or even if you just enjoy the look – you know that a pocket square tucked in the coat’s breast jacket completes the look. But where did that colorful accessory come from, anyway? Fashion historians trace it all the way back to...

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Table Linens: How To Store Them Properly

Table Linens: How To Store Them Properly

Nothing says “elegant” more than a beautifully set dining table. Your best china and stemware, as well as the freshly polished silver, set the stage. But it all starts with the table linen. It’s something you don’t use on a regular basis, and it needs to be stored...

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Curtain Cleaning Tips

Curtain Cleaning Tips

When was the last time you cleaned those things covering the windows in your house? They might be curtains, or they could be drapes. Here’s how to tell the difference. While most of us might use the words interchangeably, curtains and drapes are two different types of...

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Silk: A Fine Fabric that Needs Professional Care

Silk: A Fine Fabric that Needs Professional Care

Dressing up to go out for women often involves reaching for outfits made of finer materials such as silk. Even simple designs become luxurious fashion statements when this fabric is used. Although silk looks and acts strong in many regards, this beautiful fabric can...

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Make Sure Your Clothes Survive Storage

Make Sure Your Clothes Survive Storage

Storing clothing and household items from season to season can be a rather tedious and time-consuming process. But each year as the seasons change, many customers go through the process of moving garments from one closet to another or packing them up and putting them...

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By The Numbers: How Much Time We Spend Doing The Laundry

By The Numbers: How Much Time We Spend Doing The Laundry

Does it surprise you? There’s actual survey data about the amount of time Americans spend doing the laundry. How do we know it’s legit? The survey was performed by none other than the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Not everybody thinks doing the laundry is a...

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There’s Nothing Dry About Dry Cleaning

There’s Nothing Dry About Dry Cleaning

You take certain clothing items to a professional cleaner because—well, usually it’s because there’s a label on them that says, “DRY CLEAN ONLY.” But in many cases, it’s also because we’ve made an investment in these items of clothing and we know that professional...

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