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The Best Knitwear Detergent

February 8, 2017

The Best Knitwear Detergent

If you’ve been reading menswear blogs for a while, you probably have a bottle of Woolite Dark sitting somewhere. Ten years…

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How to Fix a Hole in a Sweater

January 19, 2017

How To Fix A Hole In A Sweater

The other day, I was picking through my sweater closet and found an old Ralph Lauren Shetland I hadn’t worn…

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Do You Know Your Laundry Symbols?

November 2, 2016

Do You Know Your Laundry Symbols?

‘Laundry symbols are an attempt to make clothing care easier, but do they? In circumventing language, do they make your…

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Downy’s Wrinkle Releaser

August 18, 2016

Downy’s Wrinkle Releaser

Few people like ironing, which is why there’s a multi-million dollar industry around helping people reduce their ironing time. Recently,…

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Showing Your Age

April 11, 2016

Showing Your Age

Ever since the raw denim revival has blown up in the US, dozens of specialty repair shops have cropped up…

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How to Fix a Snag (in Almost Anything)

March 23, 2016

How To Fix A Snag (in Almost Anything)

Our friends at Sam Hober recently made a video on how to fix a snag in a grenadine. The loosely…

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A Service Directory for Cleaning and Repairing Clothes

February 29, 2016

A Service Directory For Cleaning And Repairing Clothes

There’s no way around it – no matter how expensive or well-made, all clothes are susceptible to staining, tearing, and…

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Preventing Spotting on Shell Cordovan

December 7, 2015

Preventing Spotting On Shell Cordovan

I’m a big fan of wearing shell cordovan on rainy days. In addition to being a beautiful, lustrous leather, shell…

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Dealing with Stains This Holiday Season

November 23, 2015

Dealing With Stains This Holiday Season

Who doesn’t like a holiday party, with all the good food, drinks, and friends? (Sometimes also family members, but likely…

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How to Press a Suit Jacket or Sport Coat

November 5, 2015

How To Press A Suit Jacket Or Sport Coat

Simon Crompton has been working on a very useful video series on how to take care your tailored garments. The…

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How to Get the Smell Out of Vintage Clothing

November 4, 2015

How To Get The Smell Out Of Vintage Clothing

Sometimes authenticity can be a little too authentic. A few months ago, I bought a used double-rider off eBay, which…

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Q & Answer: Fear and Clothing (aka How to Take Care of Your Suede Shoes)

October 22, 2015

Q & Answer: Fear And Clothing (aka How To Take Care Of Your Suede Shoes)

Nathan writes: I recently bought a pair of Alden unlined chukkas as a graduation present for myself. The process wasn’t…

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How to Look After Your Suit

October 21, 2015

How To Look After Your Suit

Savile Row tailor Richard Anderson and Permanent Style’s Simon Crompton go over some of the basics of how to look…

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Be Careful with Garment Steamers

August 10, 2015

Be Careful With Garment Steamers

Here’s a good example of why you should be careful with garment steamers. StyleForum member Rysla recently went to his…

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