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Dress the table.

Our linen specialists put the finishing touches on your tablecloth and napkins. Nothing’s as nice as professional pressing – and our experts can remove most stains, even on delicate lace and heirloom linens. Bring your holiday linens in now and they’ll … Continue reading

DST ends Sunday.

Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday. Now’s the time to store away your warm weather clothes. It’s a good tradition and a great way to make closet space for bulkier winter clothes. Just don’t add moth balls to your stored garments — instead use cedar chips or dried lavender. Moth balls contain naphthalene or paradichlorobenzene, petroleum-based chemicals that can cause eye and skin irritation and definitely are not safe around children. Be sure to clean everything thoroughly before storing—stains and yellowing can develop over time on garments that aren’t 100% clean.

Laundry myths.

Add more detergent for cleaner clothes?  Wrong.  When there’s too much to rinse out you get dingy results and may damage your machine. Hotter water is better?  In fact, today’s laundry products are formulated to work as well with cold water. Hot water … Continue reading

Cardigans.

It’s cardigan time again. The age-old classic sweater is a versatile, essential part of the well-dressed wardrobe. A cross between a vest and sweater, it’s ideal for layered comfort in cooler temperatures and gives you a quick transition from casual to dressier. Wear a t-shirt under for a weekend or snazz it up with a dressy shirt for Sunday dinner at the inlaws. Cardigans can go almost anywhere — adding color, texture, and always comfort.    

Back to basics.

Want an eco-friendly fabric that’s affordable and lasts? Go back to basics: wool is woven into the fabric of our fashion history, but does it get a bad rap?  Wool isn’t like that old itchy blanket at grandma’s house you remember.  The varieties are endless and the benefits are many. Wool doesn’t fade, and its uses range from strong and sturdy. It’s uses range from a loft within silk comforters to soft and silky weaves in delicate sweaters and scarves. Want to learn more about wool and its benefits? Visit wool.com today!