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Here's a condensed version of what I have in my book, The Encyclopedia of Men's Clothes:
The best way to avoid problems with clothes moths is through prevention.
Woolens and other...
I have a chapter in my book (The Encyclopedia of Men's Clothes) on stain removal and here's what I have on rust:
Rust stains cannot be removed in normal laundering. Do not use chlorine bleach, it will make the stains...
It a way for the shirt maker to cut down on inventory and only carry one shirt for both sleeve lengths. Quality dress shirts have exact sleeve lengths, never with a double button on the cuff to make for an adjustment that fits two...
Some excerpts from the Formalwear chapter of The Encyclopedia of Men's Clothes:
Tuxedo Jacket: Peak lapels in satin, silk or grosgrain, single breasted, one button is traditional, piped or double besom pockets (avoid flap...
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Think of the bow tie knot as "the same as" your shoe lace knot.
How to Tie a Bowtie
Start with end in left hand extending 1Â½" below that in right hand.
Cross longer end over shorter and pass up through...
With two button jackets only the top button is fastened.
With three button jackets, you can close the middle, or middle and top button. Some suits are made so that the lapels roll to the middle button. On those suits you leave the top...