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Recommendation for Chicago dry cleaner that can handle a 3/2 roll

hangten

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OK, so I haven't had any problems but I am about to take one of suits for its first cleaning and it has a 3/2 roll. I am looking for a dry cleaner that won't press the lapel into a 3 button. Am I just paranoid and any competent cleaner should be able to do this? I work downtown and am in Lincoln Park everyday.
 

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it really shouldnt be that difficult to do, if you have a steamer you could probably do it your self... if you like the dry cleaner you go to just ask them about it, they should be able to accommodate.
 

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Steaming the Lapel is just bad advice IMO. It will ruin the factory pressing.
 

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Check will's blogs. For the infrequency you should be cleaning a suit , Fedexing it to one of the recommended cleaners is worth it.
 

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Originally Posted by SirSuturesALot
I have been looking for a Chicago dry cleaner that can handle Kiton/Borrelli/Brioni-level jackets. Barry Regent was mentioned as being a possibility. Does anyone have any experience with them? Some of these reviews are quite troubling:

http://chicago.citysearch.com/profil...ileTab-reviews


Having just read that, I am never taking jack to them.
 

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Call the department store/boutique and see what they recommend.
 

hangten

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I took an Attolini sportcoat to Barry Regent and they were able to handle the 3/2 roll. I had to be very specific and spoke to a manager who entered the notes in their system. If you bring your coat to them make sure you are very specific on what you want.
 

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Anyone know what Davis Imperial charges for cleaning a shirt?
 

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I believe that they charge me approximately $12 for my Charvet, Borelli and Kiton shirts. As much as I love their service they are EXPENSIVE, however the work has always been excellent. I would only use them for the finest in your closest though. I use my local cleaners for all of my day to day wear as the prices at Davis are very high vs. the cost of some items.

The one thing that I will say is that you have to be very specific with Davis as they charge different prices for what they deem "couture". As an example, I picked up a Burberry plain white dress shirt last summer at the outlets down in Indiana for a last minute garden party. The shirt cost me $39 I think. For some reason it ended up in my Davis dry clean bag and it came back perfectly cleaned and pressed on a single hanger at the cost of $16, with the receipt reading "couture" or something like that. My MTM Robert Talbott never get this "couture" price, so it seems prices are sometimes dependent on label.
 

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