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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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How to Raise a Shine on Shell Cordovan

July 20, 2015

How To Raise A Shine On Shell Cordovan

Want to know a dirty secret? Shell cordovan – that durable and robust leather known for its luster – doesn’t…

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A Fisherman’s Approach to Shoe Care

July 9, 2015

A Fisherman’s Approach To Shoe Care

Workwear has been en vogue now for over a decade, and its rise in popularity is deeply tied to our…

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Please Mistreat Your Suede Shoes

July 9, 2015

Please Mistreat Your Suede Shoes

I’m bad luck for wedding weather. Maybe one of the dozen or so weddings I’ve been to in the last…

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How to Hand Darn

May 27, 2015

How To Hand Darn

If you were as inspired as I was by Luke Deverell’s work over at Darn & Dusted, Reddit member AnalogDimitri…

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A Simple Guide to Fabric Care Symbols

May 15, 2015

A Simple Guide To Fabric Care Symbols

Dug this legend to the baffling pictographs on clothing care labels recently posted by TechnicallyRon, and related commentary on why…

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The Best Laundry Stain Remover

May 11, 2015

The Best Laundry Stain Remover

America’s Test Kitchen recently tested seven top-selling laundry stain removers to see which is the best. Which came out on…

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