Ironing Jcrew 100 percent cotton suits?

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  1. index1489

    index1489 Well-Known Member

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    First cotton suit from Jcrew came in, care label states 100 percent cotton, dry clean only and no iron...

    Its very wrinkled out of the box...
     
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  2. unclesam099

    unclesam099 Senior member

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    Isn't that how J. Crew is supposed to be worn?? :p

    Try steaming it or hanging it in your bathroom when you shower. You can probably turn the trousers inside out and iron on low heat / no steam without a problem. Not sure how you might approach the jacket, though....

    Best idea would be to return and get wool.
     
  3. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    Cotton suits tend to be worn in a fairly shambolic appearance so don't worry. Just put on and wear, most wrinkles will fall out quickly and it will just look like a lived in cotton suit.
     
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    Cant kill da Rooster Senior member

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    +1. At least for odd jackets I like the dishevelled look.
     
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    yywwyy Senior member

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    Don't iron much at all. You're prone to get permanent creases...
     

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