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Spilled My Drink: Stain?

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I spilled gin and tonic on my new suit. There is no apparent stain, but I'm concerned the alchohol will do something weird to the cloth over time. I already sponged the area with water.
 

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G&T at noon...? I like the way you rawl
 

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You could try club soda or 3% hydrogen peroxide to help lift out any of the organic residues that might have permeated the fabrics, then sponge clean the area again with water.
 

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Is this a ploy to stop us from seeing the new suit?
 

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Originally Posted by mafoofan
I spilled gin and tonic on my new suit. There is no apparent stain, but I'm concerned the alchohol will do something weird to the cloth over time. I already sponged the area with water.
I will await a breathless series of photo-blog updates on this development on Tweed in the City.
 

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i have done the same with bourbon also grape juice(no alcohol in that one), i used water and have seen no ill effects on the suit its was over a year ago i think you should be fine. try sniffing the fabric to make sure it doesnt smell like booze
 

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Originally Posted by mafoofan
I spilled gin and tonic on my new suit. There is no apparent stain, but I'm concerned the alchohol will do something weird to the cloth over time. I already sponged the area with water.

I get drinks spilled on me all of the time. Never had an issue with the alcohol over time, I just hate having to dry clean because of some dumb bitch who doesn't know how to walk in heels.

Edit: They are usually spilled right over my head... For telling them they shouldn't walk in heels unless they practice in private first.
 

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This thread would be more challenging if your enthusiastic chomp had squirted out 2lbs of Katz's pastrami out of the bun and into your lap.

There is, however, still time. The Fates are patient.
 

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What kind of gin? This is very important to the stain removing process
 

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Originally Posted by ALFAMALE
next time drink gin and club soda, so when you spill it, the club soda is already applied!


That's a good one!
 

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G&T after Labor Day?

My dry cleaner successfully spot cleaned a suit that suffered a Mint Julep mishap. Cloth looks good as new.
 

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