Designer Juliette Hogan on Longevity of Garments

New Zealand designer Juliette Hogan recently published a clothing care guide. This guide was developed to support her “buy once, buy right” philosophy, which helps her customers increase the longevity of their garments so they can enjoy quality knitwear and cashmere for decades. Garment Longevity She shared her perspective on …

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Removing BBQ Sauce & Other Summer Stains

Summer is officially here and that means barbecues, picnics, and campouts. It also means it’s summer stain season. Summer sauces, condiments, and beverages can permanently damage clothing if not treated properly. Many of these are best treated by professionals with stain removers specifically designed to address the chemical makeup of …

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Fighting Summer Stains: Fruits And Berries

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Summer fruits make some of the best desserts, whether cooked or eaten fresh from the garden. Just imagine grilled plums, peach cobblers, fruit-filled pies and bowls of fresh blueberries and raspberries. Summer fruits are ripe, sweet and juicy – and stain makers. After all, fruits were used to make dyes …

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Packing To Prevent Wrinkles And Wear

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Showing up at a business meeting or wedding in clothing that looks like they’ve been wadded up and crushed is embarrassing. Unfortunately, with today’s luggage fees and carry-on limitations, many of us are cramming as much as we can into tiny bags. Even before these restrictions, packing so clothes come …

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Before You Get In That Sleeping Bag…

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Memorial Day Weekend is the official start of summer and for many in out communities, that means it is time to break out the camping gear. Aside from safety equipment, one of the most important things to pack is your sleeping bag. But, before you pack it up, head out …

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Preventing Perspiration Stains

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Tired of those unsightly yellow perspiration stains on your light clothing or the discoloration under your arms on your darker garments? These stains are the result of the interaction of your deodorant and the fibers of your clothing. It is not the sweat that causes the discoloration. The real culprit …

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Dry Cleaning Fact or Fiction

Our job is to keep you looking and feeling your best by providing exceptional care for your clothes. Unfortunately, there are many myths about dry cleaning that sometimes get in the way. Here are a few we’d like to replace with fact. Fact or Fiction Dry Cleaning: Fiction: Dry Cleaning …

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Is Cashmere Better Than Wool? You Decide.

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Unlike wool, cashmere is made from hair, which is the source of its unique and advantageous properties. Which is better? It depends on the situation and personal preference. But, this list may help you make a decision. Advantages Of Cashmere Warmth: Cashmere’s insulation capacity is between three and eight times …

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How We Wish You’d Treat Your Clothes Differently

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You’d be surprised at the number of garments we see that were “cleaned” at home and then brought to DELIA’S Cleaners for salvaging. Here are some inside tips based on how our professionals wish you’d treat your clothes at home. Tips for Clothing Care Read care labels carefully before you …

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