How to care for a wool suit

Learn from the best British butlers of yesteryear

Learn from the best British butlers of yesteryear
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Dry cleaning chemicals damage your suit’s natural fibres, so the less often you take it to the cleaners, the longer it will last. To help add years to the lifespan of your formal wear, here’s our guide to how to care for a wool suit.

Inspired by the butlers and batmen of yesteryear, these simple but effective techniques work just as well today as they did during the days of empire.
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How to read a care label

Here’s how to decode your clothing’s care labels to keep them looking their best
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It’s true that in this day and age, every man should be well acquainted enough with garment care labels to know the difference between a “boil wash” and a “do not tumble dry”. But leaving recriminations to one side, here’s our guide to what the symbols on clothes labels really mean.

All you need to know for when you’re one-on-one with the washing machine.
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How to make your suit last a lifetime

choosing a suit

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Take your time when choosing a suit.

Take good care of your new suit and it will keep you looking and feeling great for years to come. With this in mind, we’ve put together a guide full of tips and tricks to help you take care of your suit. If you follow these steps – who knows – your suit might just last you a lifetime.

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