A great suit cleaning option: Press2Dress

December 2nd 2013

In the search for decent sponge-and-press services, I recently tried Press2Dress, a dry cleaner based in south London and run by Michael Norman. Michael is developing an online service that specialises in cleaning and pressing for bespoke clothing. H...

A great suit cleaning option: Press2Dress

In the search for decent sponge-and-press services, I recently tried Press2Dress, a dry cleaner based in south London and run by Michael Norman. Michael is developing an online service that specialises in cleaning and pr...

Alterations and care - SuitsDecember 2nd 2013

Having a suit dry cleaned: Jeeves of Belgravia

June 24th 2013

Suits should not be dry-cleaned very often. For some I know on and around Savile Row, that means once every six months. For others, it means never. The exact amount, of course, depends also on how often and in what manner you wear your suits. When th...

Having a suit dry cleaned: Jeeves of Belgravia

Suits should not be dry-cleaned very often. For some I know on and around Savile Row, that means once every six months. For others, it means never. The exact amount, of course, depends also on how often and in what manne...

Alterations and care - SuitsJune 24th 2013

Seasonal sponge and press: Burford Valet

June 18th 2012

I’ve never been great at looking after my suits. Shoes, yes. Brush them down at the end of every day, before the shoe trees go in; give them a wipe in the morning; regularly polish and, slightly less often, a treatment with cream. But I don&rsq...

Seasonal sponge and press: Burford Valet

I’ve never been great at looking after my suits. Shoes, yes. Brush them down at the end of every day, before the shoe trees go in; give them a wipe in the morning; regularly polish and, slightly less often, a treatment...

Alterations and careJune 18th 2012

Rescuing shoes

August 9th 2010

A lesson today in the damage caused by not treating your shoes right; but how they can be repaired if you don’t. My friend John is very fond of shoes. But he can be a little bit careless when it comes to their maintenance. My three golden rules...

Rescuing shoes

A lesson today in the damage caused by not treating your shoes right; but how they can be repaired if you don’t. My friend John is very fond of shoes. But he can be a little bit careless when it comes to their maintena...

ShoesAugust 9th 2010