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How do you iron/straighten a wrinkled dress shirt placket?

Pantisocrat

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I got a few so wrinkled I can't iron out. Is there a trick to this or is the shirt ruined? It happened due to over drying.
 

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Have you tried ironing them damp?
 

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Soak it and give it gentle tug for 15 seconds or so. You might also use a little spray starch if you're going for the popular perfectly wrinkle free "fused" look.
 

Pantisocrat

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Originally Posted by MBreinin
Have you tried ironing them damp?

No. Thanks for the advice.
 

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Put the iron at the very bottom of the placket while holding (pulling tight/taut) the top near the collar. Do this while the shirt is damp. Then proceed to press the placket going around the buttons on both sides.

Sorted.
 

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Spray some water on it while ironing on the highest steam setting.
 

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