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This has always annoyed me - you're wearing a suit and it rains heavily. Even if you have an overcoat on and an umbrella the pants from the knee down lose their crease and look rumpled.
Do you:

1. Have just the pants dry-cleaned (bad idea)
2. Have the whole suit dry cleaned (aso bad idea IMO)
3. Spot clean pants and press yourself under a cloth and put up with an ordinary crease.
4. Spot clean and get dry cleaner to press pants (probably best I think)
5. Wear a sport coat and pants so you can dry clean the pants.

I'm very OCD so I tend to do No.5.

Are there any other solutions?
 

itsstillmatt

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6. Don't worry. They are just clothes.
 

spectre

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Originally Posted by iammatt
6. Don't worry. They are just clothes.

Yeah, I know but I like them to look neat and not wreck them.
 

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Wait, I if they just got wet, why do you need to clean them? Won't brushing them down and ironing them do the trick?

Just don't steam. Your pants will explode, and not in the way that feels good.
 

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I don't think exploding in my pants would feel good at all. It would be quite awkward telling the dry cleaner the stains to get out.
 

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Under the circumstances you describe, I would vote to a pants pressing only (no cleaning). However, I have a pair of black nylon rain pants that were part of a rain suit I no longer wear. Okay, it looks stupid. But when I am outside and in heavy rains, I doubt anybody is looking from my knees down. When I enter a building, I pull off the rubbers and the rain pants, shove them into my briefcase and show up to a meeting looking spiffy.

Just a thought.
 

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I walk around in this big bubble that I can deflate indoors.
 

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Originally Posted by spectre
This has always annoyed me - you're wearing a suit and it rains heavily. Even if you have an overcoat on and an umbrella the pants from the knee down lose their crease and look rumpled.
Do you:

1. Have just the pants dry-cleaned (bad idea)
2. Have the whole suit dry cleaned (aso bad idea IMO)
3. Spot clean pants and press yourself under a cloth and put up with an ordinary crease.
4. Spot clean and get dry cleaner to press pants (probably best I think)
5. Wear a sport coat and pants so you can dry clean the pants.

I'm very OCD so I tend to do No.5.

Are there any other solutions?


Umm... Iron the pants?
 

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not down to my shoes, no.
 

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