How to Brush Your Suit’s Jackets and Trousers
This is a simple task that a suit wearer should know how to do. It takes less than a minute of your time. Armed with a clean soft bristled brush, brush your entire suit after each wear. This is very important if you want to keep your suit in excellent condition. Dirt and particles will be removed before they get to settle in. Men should know how to do this because it lengthens the life of their suit and lessen the number of visits to the cleaners.
Cleaning your suit after each wear will ensure you are ready to go at a moment’s notice, and you will be clean and well put together. Maybe you can refer to it as suit grooming because a clean suit will say a lot of positive things about you.
Minor Garment Repairs & Alterations
To prevent a small problem from escalating and eventually ruining your suit, men should know how to tackle issues as they occur. If you have a button that is about to fall off, do not hesitate to fix it as soon as possible. This will prevent it from dropping off undetected and leaving your suit un-wearable until you find a matching button to attach.
If your suit has become too loose do not hesitate to do alter it if you have the requisite skills. Better yet, contact your team at Steven Berke Custom Tailors so they can maintain its quality and again make it wearable.
How to Iron
This is an essential skill for men who love to be exquisitely outfitted in a custom suit. Your suits matching shirt should be crisp, clean, and perfectly pressed. You could have it done by someone else most of the times, but in case of the emergency situation a man should be able to quickly remedy the situation and make his appearance in his suit elegant.
Ironing, gives a shirt its sharp creases and smooth finish. It helps to make your entire outfit impeccable.
You may have one of those professional machines, one of the small portable ones or just your iron with the built in steam function. However steaming is an excellent way to remove wrinkles from soft fabrics. Steaming prevents the possibility from destroying delicate fabric as you do not really touch it with a hot surface like that of the iron. It may not be effective on cotton however as this needs to be ironed.
On a cautionary note please ensure that the item you are trying to steam is not marker dry clean only.
A gentleman should be very concerned about his appearance and ensure he is well dressed at all times. Having these skills can come in handy in maintaining an impeccable appearance wherever he is.