Garment Care

How to take care of a suit or jacket?

  1. Hang and store properly: After wearing a suit ensure at the end of the day its back on its hanger and preferably in its suit carrier. Not thrown on a chair or side table.
  2. Brush it down: Use a soft tasseled brush to remove any dirt or marks from the suit.
  3. Steam: A handheld steamer can help remove any creases and freshen the suit without damaging the fabric.
  4. Dry clean infrequently: Only dry clean the suit when absolutely necessary, the chemicals in dry cleaning can damage natural fibres over time.
  5. Rotate usage: Avoid excessive wear, rotate your suits and try to avoid wearing the same suit every day.

How to take care of a shirt?

  1. Wash your dress shirts properly: Follow the care instructions on the label of your dress shirt. Use a mild detergent and wash in cold water to avoid shrinkage and color fading.
  2. Avoid using a dryer: Hang your dress shirts on a hanger or lay them flat to dry. Avoid using a dryer, as high heat can shrink or damage the fabric.
  3. Iron or steam: Iron or steam your dress shirts to remove wrinkles. Use a low to medium heat setting and avoid pressing too hard on delicate fabrics like silk or linen.
  4. Store your dress shirts properly: Hang your dress shirts on hangers in your closet to prevent wrinkles. Choose hangers that are the right size for your shirt to prevent stretching or sagging.
  5. Keep dress shirts clean: Treat any stains on your dress shirt as soon as possible with a stain remover or a mixture of vinegar and water. This can prevent the stain from setting in and becoming permanent.
  6. Rotate your dress shirts: Wearing the same dress shirt repeatedly can cause wear and tear. To extend the life of your dress shirts, rotate them regularly and avoid wearing the same one two days in a row.