A number of wedding advisory web sites say that if you want your wedding guests to dress a certain way, indicate the dress code on your wedding invitation. If you don’t specify the dress code, then be sure the design and tone of your invitation indicates the level of formality you are shooting for. That can be hard to decipher. I always appreciate it when a couple includes a suggested dress code on their wedding invitation. Words like “Black Tie”, “Semi-Formal”, or “Cocktail” are very helpful to guests. But what if there’s no suggested dress code on the invitation? Here are some sugge
Uggs. Just about everyone has a pair. Fans of Uggs rave about their warmth and comfort, but they can be a bit impractical given the time of year they are typically worn. A pair of short classic Ugg boots costs around $100. The price tends to go up from there. If you have a pair or are considering purchasing a pair, here are a few things you might want to keep in mind so that your Uggs stay in tip-top form:
Take a look at a tag inside one of your garments. You will probably find at the bottom of the tag ‘RN’ or ‘WPL’ followed by several numbers. Companies are required to label covered products with either the name or an identifying number of the business responsible for marketing the products in the U. S. Most companies go with the identifying number.
We’ve always said to never store your garments long-term in our plastic poly bags. Our poly bags are designed for short-term protection only. Long-term use will suffocate your clothes and possibly cause staining or mildewing problems. But, don’t place them in the recycle or throw them away just yet. We’ve got another fantastic use for them.
Fall officially arrived a few weeks ago, and cooler weather is moving in. It’s time to take a look at your winter wardrobe to see where you might need some updates. One such item might be a new coat. If purchasing a new coat is on your ‘must do’ list, here are a few tips to help you on your mission.
Today's post is totally unique and features one of our employees, Jessica, who had an incredible engagement story that we just had to share. It involved scuba diving, going viral on YouTube, and being featured on Good Morning America. Below is Part 1 of Jessica's journey to "I DO".
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I knew of Mike Chandler, manager of our Shores Greensboro location, before he came to work for us ten years ago. He had an excellent reputation in the dry cleaning world as a stickler for providing top-notch service and quality. With 28 years in the business, he knows his stuff. More importantly, he continues to have a desire to provide top-notch service and quality each time a customer chooses Shores. That translates into happy customers. So happy, in fact, that he had a long-time customer recently writ
Tip 1: Silk or not? Every bride should know the answer to that question. The fabric of your gown is everything. Silk is a hollow fiber so when you spill something on silk or other natural fibers such as cotton and linen, the spill bonds with the fiber and acts like a dye. Even water is absorbed by natural fibers and leaves marks. Silk also crushes more easily for the same reason. On the other hand, spills can roll right off artificial fibers, and a damp cloth is sometimes all you need to remove a stain. Plus most wrinkles shake out easily.
White garments are essential in summer wardrobes. A common complaint we hear is that the crisp bright look of new white garments, over time, becomes dull, dingy, and even yellowish. Why is that? There are a variety of reasons, many of which you can control. So we’ve compiled a list of the most common reasons with solutions.