Filter:

Using Oxiclean for Stain Removal

February 14, 2011

Using Oxiclean For Stain Removal

In Episode 4 of Put This On, I address using Oxiclean to remove stains – particularly underarm stains. You can…

Read More »

“Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House,”

January 27, 2011

“Home Comforts: The Art And Science Of Keeping House,”

When I was researching the Q&A for episode four of Put This On, I reached for one of my favorite…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Why does wool get shiny?

October 14, 2010

Q And Answer: Why Does Wool Get Shiny?

Rob asks: Why do wool pants and suits get shiny over time? Is there any way to prevent/correct this? I…

Read More »

Q and Answer: How Do I Wash My Sweaters?

October 4, 2010

Q And Answer: How Do I Wash My Sweaters?

Conor writes to ask: I’m a big fan of wool jumpers (or sweaters I guess?) and cardigans. A lot of…

Read More »

Buying and using a clothes brush

September 29, 2010

Buying And Using A Clothes Brush

Buying and using a clothes brush

Read More »

Q and Answer: What Do I Do About Underarm Stains on Shirts?

September 10, 2010

Q And Answer: What Do I Do About Underarm Stains On Shirts?

Rebecca writes from Changwon, South Korea: My boyfriend and I are teaching in southern South Korea and it is the…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Laundering Dress Shirts

June 1, 2010

Q And Answer: Laundering Dress Shirts

Nick asks: Quick question for you. Since it’s the summer time, my dress shirts usually need washing after one wear…

Read More »

How to Really Clean A Shirt

March 11, 2010

How To Really Clean A Shirt

From our friends over at StyleForum, a five-step system for getting rid of stubborn stains in shirts using vinegar and…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Best Way to Clean Dress Shirts?

December 17, 2009

Q And Answer: Best Way To Clean Dress Shirts?

Jacob from LA writes to us: While I understand a good deal about the care of my New Standards, shirts…

Read More »

Q and Answer: Basic Shoe Care

November 11, 2009

Q And Answer: Basic Shoe Care

Alvin writes: I keep having issues dealing with wear on my brown leather shoes.  Specifically the toes. On the first…

Read More »

My mother spent several years as a textile conservator

November 4, 2009

My Mother Spent Several Years As A Textile Conservator

My mother spent several years as a textile conservator.  It was her job to clean and preserve fabrics of all…

Read More »

Put This On, Episode 1: Denim

November 2, 2009

Put This On, Episode 1: Denim

iTunes / Vimeo / YouTube (iPhone) Clothing Credits Funding Credits Related Posts (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

Read More »

Q& Answer: Do You Send Out Your Laundry?

October 26, 2009

Q& Answer: Do You Send Out Your Laundry?

On the MaxFunForum, rossination asks: Jesse, let’s talk about laundry. Do you have your shirts cleaned and pressed at the…

Read More »