Heads Up for this Elie Tahar Blouse The garment: A beige silk blouse with sequins all over the bodice. The care label states: dry clean short cycle in a net bag-do not iron on decoration with the corresponding International Code Symbol for short cycle cleaning. The problem: During professional dry cleaning on a short cycle as labeled, the sequins […]Read more "Heads Up for this Elie Tahar Blouse shared by Geneva Cleaners"
Getting Ready for Winter Weather: Customer Question Q. How do you clean winter accessories, such as gloves, hats, and scarves? A. Remember last spring when you bagged your hats, gloves, and scarves and put them in the back of your closet? Well, now it’s time to get them out and ready for another winter. If inspection […]Read more "Getting Ready for Winter Weather: Customer Question"
Preserving Wedding Memories You carefully planned your wedding. Then you spent hours trying on dresses, finally finding the perfect gown. Once the day is over how do you care for your beautiful dress to either preserve it as a keepsake, or perhaps to share with your own daughter to wear on her wedding day. We […]Read more "Preserving Wedding Memories"
Heads Up for this Rocawear Coat The garment: A tan cotton jacket with dark brown synthetic leather sleeves. The care label states: “dry clean only” with the corresponding International Code Symbol for drycleaning with no precautions. The problem: During professional drycleaning as labeled, the vinyl sleeves lost their chemical softening agent, resulting in the sleeves […]Read more "Heads Up for this Rocawear Coat"
Heads Up for this Helmut Lang Ladies Jacket The garment: A ladies white polyester crepe blazer with black leather trim. The care label states: “Professionally Leather Clean Only” with no corresponding International Code Symbols. The problem: During proper professional cleaning by any approved leather trim method, as labeled, the black leather dye bleeds, resulting in […]Read more "Heads Up for this Helmut Lang Ladies Jacket"
Heads Up for this dress by Diane Von Furstenberg The garment: A black silk dress with a silver bead decorative band at the neckline. The care label reads, “Dry Clean Only”. There is also an International Cleanability Symbol on the label that supports this wording. The problem: After drycleaning many of the beads are beginning […]Read more "Heads Up for this dress by Diane Von Furstenberg"