Sweater-Mania!

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 in Blog, DLI Publications, Fabric Care Tips

Sweater-Mania!

DLI’s Consumer News You Can Use Vol. 27 Sweaters range from lightweight to heavyweight, cotton to ramie to wool, fall colors to winter colors to spring colors. They can be pullovers, buttoned, vests, short-sleeve, or long-sleeve. They can be made of silk, angora, chenille, rayon, acrylic, and more. Then there are the trims, such as lace, suede, fur, leather, beads, sequins, appliques, beads, and even snakeskin. We love them all and we love the way you look in them....

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Wedding Gown Preservation: A Gift To The Future

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in Blog

Wedding Gown Preservation: A Gift To The Future

The wedding gown is one of the most important physical items for a bride before, during and after her wedding. And, for most brides, it is not an item that she will want to throw away afterwards. A bride’s reason for keeping her gown well-preserved may vary. She may hope to have a sister, daughter or daughter-in-law wear it. She may want to display it, re-sell it, or donate it to charity. There are also future reasons that a bride may not anticipate. Many a theatre...

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Laundry detergent pods health hazard for kids

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Blog, Featured

Laundry detergent pods health hazard for kids

Laundry detergent pods remain a health hazard Manufacturers must develop child-safe packaging and warning labels Published: March 2013 //www.consumerreports.org/cro/2013/03/laundry-detergent-pods-remain-a-health-hazard/index.htm Laundry detergent pods are convenient, but there’s a dark side to these cleaners from Arm & Hammer, Purex, Tide, and other brands: Since early 2012, poison-control centers nationwide have received reports of nearly 7,700 pod-related...

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The Feel Good Benefits of Looking Good!

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Blog, DLI Publications

The Feel Good Benefits of Looking Good!

DLI’s Consumer News You Can Use   Vol. 24Everyday Effect theory, stating the feelgood benefits of looking good. Actions that may seem ordinary or routine, such as wearing a clean shirt or brushing our teeth, can have a significant positive impact on ourselves and those around us. The negative side of this is immediately noticeable. Consider the discomfort of worrying about whether or not our bodies emit an offensive odor. That worry uses up brainpower. We need...

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Some apps to help you choose what to wear

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Blog, Common Garment Problems, Customer Bulletins and Education, DLI Publications

Fashionable Apps Having the newest apps downloaded on your phone is the trendy thing to do! It seems there is an app for just about everything these days. There are a bunch of apps that can be helpful on those days when it‘s difficult to decide what to wear. Take a look at these: //fashism.com/ – Cast your vote “Love it” or “Leave it” on outfits or upload a photo of your own look to see what others think. //www.clothapp.com/ – Helps organize your...

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