A good suit is the crown jewel of any man’s wardrobe. It can make a look go from ‘okay’ to ‘wow’ in a snap, be it for an important office meeting or for a corporate party afterwards. However, not every man who owns a suit knows how to take care of one. A suit is not like your everyday pair of denims that you can use, wash and handle in any way you want. Extra care and caution should go into the maintenance of an expensive suit, if you want it to last for years.
The easiest way for many to clean a suit is to send it for a dry clean. However, frequent dry cleans cause damage to the suit and reduces its lifespan significantly. Dry cleaning is done with a liquid solvent called Perchloroethylene or Perc to remove dirt and oil from fabric and it strips the woollen fibres of the suit off their natural oils.
In this blog, you will find out all about dry cleaning your best suits.
The frequency of laundry visit for a dry cleaning a suit depends on how much you wear and you handle it. A suit can have extended longevity if proper care is taken in everyday use and therefore does not require dry cleaning often.
There is no hard and fast rule as to when you should send your suit for dry cleaning. But there are some rules of thumb you can follow.
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