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    The Chicago thread - local recommendations, trunk shows, goings-on, etc.

    I did, about sponge and press. They said no. Didn’t specifically ask about hand press. I’d prefer sponge and press over dry clean for a mid-year clean.
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    The Chicago thread - local recommendations, trunk shows, goings-on, etc.

    Speaking of dry cleaners. Does anyone in Chicago offer a sponge and press or hand press service for bespoke suits? Doesn’t seem Davis, recommended here, does.
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    How Often Do You Get a Haircut?

    Every 2.5 to three weeks. Over the pandemic, I have started cutting my own hair using a Wahl clipper. Works fine and saves a lot of money!
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    How long should a button shank be?

    Thank you to both! I tried it with @breakaway01's matchstick method and the shank is a lot sturdier. The thickness is right about the thickness of the waistband, with maybe a hair more.
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    How long should a button shank be?

    @breakaway01, what is this matchstick guide you mentioned?
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    How long should a button shank be?

    Thank you! There is quite a bit of looseness when I fasten the button. I'll probably resew it!
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    How long should a button shank be?

    Hello! How long should the shank for trouser buttons be? Learned from a video on Permanent Style (here) and ended up with a ~3/16 inch (or ~1/4 inch) shank. Can post better photos, if needed. Thank you!

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