”Fashion is the armour to survive the reality of everyday life.”- Bill Cunningham
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Stockholm Street Style
Maas and Stacks
Patron of the New
ASOS Be careful with Asos sizing they run very small!
American Rag CIE
Barneys New York
Tate + Yoko
J Crew Factory
Four Houseman Shop
Neiman Marcus Last Call
Union Los Angeles
Saks Fifth Avenue
Odin New York
Creatures of Comfort
Mohawk General Store
No Man Walks Alone
Fashion TV Men
Old Manshion Thread
-Read clothing labels please. It's not just there for no reason. Follow everything it says.
-To get the best fit out of your clothing take them to tailor.
-Cold wash on gentle cycles and hang dry to lengthen the life of your clothing and avoid shrinkage. Separate whites and darks.
-When something says dry clean only you better believe it's dry clean only
-Iron your shirts or use a garment steamer to keep them looking right. Spray starch helps as well.
-If you wear darks use a lint brush to keep them looking new and nice. They can be found in any walgreens, cvs, target, etc.
-Don't be afraid or too lazy to wash certain items by hand.
-For gods sake keep your clothes on hangars don't just throw them anywhere. Either that or fold them and store properly.
Stains and Cleaning
-Use tide stain removal pens on new stains to minimize damage. On anything white bleach pens before throwing it into a wash helps.
-Club soda and salt is an old trick that works when a stain is fresh. Keeps it from setting in.
-Always blot the area don't rub.
-Avoid heat at all costs. Heat locks in stains.
-If you got raw denim then the first rule is wait as long as you can before washing them.
-In fact, wash them as little as possible for as long as you have them unless you really want the faded look.
-To avoid constant washing remember to air out your jeans as much as possible.
-Use a spray that eliminates bacteria to remove odor.
-When the time does come to wash follow these rules. Soak in a bathtub inside out. Cold or warm water. Use a denim cleanser. For more detailed advice here's a video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHylO9KlRkQ
-Check the crotch area from time to time and make sure the stitching is not beginning to give. It's easier to repair a crotch blowouts before they happen.
-Use suede protector. It's a spray that protects it from oil and water.
-Get a suede brush and use it to keep the nap of the suede in good shape. Remember to brush in a single direction.
-If stained, rub the area with something called a cleaning block.
-Like suede, leather also has protector sprays.
-Hang in a cool and dry place
-Use leather conditioner a couple times a year. More so if it's a hot and dry season.
-There are leather cleansers available if stains happens but try to use those that are non-water based.
-If you have suede or leather shoes then look above.
-If you have canvas you can wax your canvas shoes for protection from elements.
-Use the different tricks mentioned above or whatever other stain removal remedies you can find on your shoes. Shoes are so varied there are lots of different ways to clean.
-When it comes to polishing here's a good guide. http://www.artofmanliness.com/2011/11/14/shoe-care-101/
-Look into something called a shoetree. These help extend the life of your shoes.