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Journal

The Journal is a collection of articles on the art of cleaning designer brands. Here are some of our most impactful stories, expert tips and exciting updates. Look out for “Stains with Wayne” and our advice column.

Christian Dior: Back in the Saddle Bag

Back in 2000, Christian Dior discontinued their off shoulder Saddle Bag, a staple of late nineties fashion. Fast forward to 2018, and the Vintage Dior Saddle Bag has been brought back with a refined modern look and a hard social media push. Most recently, the Spring Festival Collection features an ode to the Lunar New Year, complete with a newly designed saddle bag.

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Lynn Luong
HOW TO CLEAN A DOWN JACKET

When it comes to down jackets, you may be asking: does it make sense to have my down jacket professionally washed? After all, it looks fine--there are no noticeable stains, and the material is extremely durable isn't it?

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Lynn Luong
7 Tips For Handbag Care: How To Clean Purses

Cleaning handbags can be intimidating. From lipstick and denim stains, to unidentified blemishes, the subways and bustling streets of New York can take a toll on your Fendi or Louis Vuitton, but with a few of these tips, you can easily extend the lifespan of your bag.

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Lynn Luong
A Guide To Pleather: Faux Leather Care

Faux leather, or "Pleather" is fantastic. A favorite from rocker girls, to hipsters, to NYU & FIT fashionistas, pleather is everywhere. It's less expensive than real leather, feels and looks almost exactly the same, and is best of all, ethically sourced. An added benefit? Faux leather is much easier to clean and care for than its natural counterpart!

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Lynn Luong
Burberry vs. Max Mara: Which Overcoat Makes Sense For You?

Living in and around New York City, you’ve undoubtedly heard of Max Mara and Burberry. Two staples of traditional style that have withstood the test of time. Since 1951 and 1856, Max Mara and Burberry, respectively, have produced classic designs that demand attention. Although a heavy price tag can accompany both pieces, winter is back and a warm overcoat is essential to get you through it.

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Lynn Luong
Expert Denim Care: Getting The Most From Your Jeans

Washing denim is one of the most contentious points of the designer world. There a dozen ways how to wash jeans without shrinking or losing color, but not all denim washing rituals were created equal!

In this article, we'll outline exactly how to wash your denim jeans the right way, with expert tips from over 50 years of garment care experience.

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Lynn Luong
Moncler vs. Canada Goose: Which Should You Buy?

As a working professional in New York City, you’ve undoubtedly heard of either Moncler and Canada Goose. You’ve probably even considered purchasing one, and were a little taken back when you realized the price was a lot higher than your average North Face. While you may have initially been swayed by the hefty price tag, winter is coming back again and you're still in need of stylish down jacket to keep you warm this winter. 

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Lynn Luong
How To Clean Leather Purses

It’s a fact of life: stains happen. Still, finding a stain is on your designer handbag (which might have been an investment you’d hoped to get some mileage out of), can be tough to take sitting down. If you have a bag that requires professional cleaning, give us a call at 1 (800) 240-3377 - we can clean your bag by mail if you're not local to NYC.

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Lynn Luong
Loro Piana: How to Care for Cashmere and Wool

Renowned for its fabric and cashmere sweaters, Loro Piana is a favorite of Meurice customers. Loro Piana recently released their designs for the upcoming Fall Winter 2018 collection, and we gravitate towards a new line of sweaters, coats and jackets.

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Lynn Luong
Choose Jimmy Choo's: How to clean your Jimmy Choo Shoes

Some say that it’s not about the shoe, but what you do in them. Although our shoes protect our feet from the ground, they also deserve love and care. Treating our shoes with attention allows us to always put our best foot forward, which is why proper maintenance is a necessity. Cleaning shoes shouldn’t be too difficult, but it’s important to keep in mind the materials they are made of before beginning.

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Lynn Luong
Galerie Meurice: Art Meets Dry Cleaning

Dry cleaning...art? The work of art of luxury dry cleaning involves pristine technique which is what makes Meurice Garment Care Manhattan’s finest masterpiece. It only made sense to bring dry cleaning and art together as we partner with George Haddad for Galerie Meurice aka Mark Hartman Meurice Gallery featuring Mark Hartman.

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Lynn Luong