Pants, trousers, slacks – all different names for the same thing. This article is all about pants. The importance of pants is sometimes overlooked, so I’m going to share some important points about pants. In order to make your pants last longer, always buy lined pants. Half-lined (from your waist to your thigh) is fine as well. The lining prevents friction that causes fabric to… Read More »A Few Points About Pants
Getting married? Already married? Here are a few important tips to keep your wedding gown in tip-top shape. Always hang your wedding gown by loops inside the gown that are connected to sturdy side seams, never by fragile shoulder seams that can stretch or sag. Never store your wedding gown in plastic bags or vacuum-sealed, plastic wrapped containers because plastic emits fumes that can yellow… Read More »Wedding Gown Tips & Advice
This wedding gown is a Vera Wang. As you can see, the body of the dress is stayed mostly clean during the wedding, but the hemline picked up a lot of dirt. Because of the delicate nature of silk extra caution was taken during the cleaning process. All of our gowns are pre-treated by hand and then individually cleaned in our unique two bath cleaning… Read More »Vera Wang Wedding Gown
Whether you are headed half way around the world or just to the next town, you want your gown to look fresh and unwrinkled for the ceremony. Here are some tips to help you and your gown travel safely! Traveling by CarSince most shops protect your gown with a garment bag and stuff it with a bust form plus lots of tissue to keep the… Read More »Traveling with Your Wedding Gown
This is an Amelia Casablanca wedding gown that we cleaned. These pictures of the dress were taken just before it went home to its owner (in fact you can see the garment bag ready to be zipped around the dress). She was thrilled when she picked it up. Unfortunately, I don’t have any clear before shots available. This dress required a lot of individual attention.… Read More »Amelia Casablanca Dress
As the temperature is falling along with the leaves that means its time to bring out the warmer clothes. With a little bit of effort now, we can get your closet in tip top shape! The idea here isn’t to get rid of the old and bring in the new, but rather to rearrange and care for the clothes you already love. The first step… Read More »Get your closet ready for fall & winter!
Here are some before pictures of a wedding gown we cleaned from a bride who was married on a beach. She was able to keep most of the gown pretty clean, except for the bottom. The sand and dirt managed their way into all of the layers of the dress. The middle layer was somewhat protected by the other two layers (Scroll down to see… Read More »Beach Wedding
This dress was brought to us 13 years after the bride wore it, celebrated in it, and after a guest spilled a drink on it. She told us that she was, “only getting married once, so why get it preserved?” It turns out that her sister is now getting married and thinks this is the perfect gown and wants to wear it at her own… Read More »Wedding Gown Restoration
Welcome to the Janet Davis Cleaners’ Clean Files Blog! We’re going to post new entries on topics such as special projects we’re working on (for instance restoring your grandmothers 70 year old wedding gown), updates from the fashion industry, and even some tips on maintaining your own wardrobe. I hope you find everything beneficial. Please let me know what you think about our posts or… Read More »Welcome to our blog!