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A client in Houston,
Texas sent us a Brooks Brothers vintage bib-style tuxedo shirt
plus 3 detachable collars for restoration. He asked for "walk by
itself" starch on the bib, collars and cuffs and no starch on the
rest of the tuxedo shirt.
A client in Houston, Texas sent us a Brooks Brothers vintage
bib-style tuxedo shirt plus 3 detachable collars for restoration.
He asked for "walk by itself" starch on the bib, collars and cuffs
and no starch on the rest of the tuxedo shirt.
Although he didn't specify the age or history of the shirt, I
can only assume that it belonged to a close relative or friend and
that he wanted to preserve the tux for sentimental reasons and/or
to wear it to an upcoming event.
The shirt was in distressed condition. Specifically, the shirt
exhibited the following issues:
Given the fragility of the cotton fibers, we clearly had to
proceed with a great degree of caution. The entire restoration
process took two weeks and involved multiple processes. We were
able to remove EVERY STAIN except for one small, very light yellow
spot on the bib.
The following before and after photos reflect the transformation
from distressed to near perfect. (Please note that the completed
tux was pristine white. Any variation in color is the result of my
If this is what we can do on a distressed vintage tux, imagine
what we can do for your dress and casual
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