Heads Up! For This Coat

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Brand Name: Brooks Brothers RN#: None on Coat Manufacturing, Retailer 346 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10017 Ph. 800-274-1815 www.brooksbrothers.com The garment: A ladies tan all-weather coat made of cotton. The coat has a fused interfacing made from a blend of cotton, polyester & polyurethane. The care label states: "dry clean only" with no corresponding International Code Symbols. The problem: During professional drycleaning, as labeled, … [Read more...]

Heads Up! For This Dress

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Brand Name: Kay UngerRN#: 92432Phoebe Company Importer, Wholesaler, Manufacturing230 W. 38th St. New York, NY 10018 Ph. 212-302-5556 or 877-212-8450 Fax. 212-302-5965 www.kayunger.com The garment: A long black lace evening dress with gold finish print design all over. The fabric is a cotton & nylon blend. The care label simply reads, “Dry Clean Only.” There are no International cleanability care symbols. The problem: After drycleaning the … [Read more...]

Heads Up! For This Ladies Blazer

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Brand Name: Dela-Jo by Lida RN#: 103998 DELA-JO Importer, Wholesaler, Manufacturing 1336 Santee St. Los Angeles, CA 90015 Phone: (213) 749-1120 Fax: (213) 749-1035 www.djcollection.com The garment: A gray polyester ladies special occasion jacket with a ribbon trim containing silver coated beads and rhinestones. The care label reads, D​ry Clean Only​ and there are no International Cleanability Symbols to support the wording. The problem: After … [Read more...]

Heads Up! For This Helmut Lang Jacket

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Brand Name: Helmut LangRN#: 119376Helmut Lang, LLC. Importer 165 Polito Ave. Lyndhurst, NJ 07071Phone: (201) 728-5708 or 888-850-5402 Fax: (201) 939-0612 www.helmutlang.com The garment: A ladies white blazer with black leather collar trim. The white fabric is a blend of cotton, linen, ramie, and elastane.The care label states: ​Professionally Leather Clean Only​ with no corresponding International Code Symbols. The problem: During proper … [Read more...]

Heads Up! For This Calvin Klein Dress

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Brand Name: Calvin Klein RN#: 54163 Gill Leather Fashions, Inc. Importer, Wholesaler, Manufacturer 225 West 37th Street New York, NY 10018 Phone: 1-866-513-0513 www.calvinklein.com The garment: A black, grey & white dress made of polyester, rayon and spandex. The care label states: P​ rofessionally Dry Clean with Hydrocarbon Solvents​ with the corresponding International Code Symbol. The problem: During proper professional drycleaning in a … [Read more...]

Heads Up! For This Jones New York Dress

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Brand Name: Jones New YorkRN#: 54050Jones Apparel Group USA, Inc. Importer, Wholesaler, Manufacturer, Retailer 180 Rittenhouse Circle Bristol, PA 19007 Phone: (215) 785-4000 or 1-888-255-7992 www.jny.com The garment: A black dress with white trim around the middle section made of mostly polyester blended with spandex. The care label states: d​ ry clean only with any solvent except trichloroethylene​with no International Code Symbols. The … [Read more...]

Heads Up! For This Skirt Brand Name: BeBe

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Brand Name: BeBeRN#: 86017 BeBe Studio Inc. Manufacturing 400 Valley Drive Brisbane, CA 94005 Ph. (415) 715-3900 or 1-877-232-3777 Fax. (415) 715-3939 www.bebe.com The garment: A gold rayon, nylon & spandex blend skirt with black synthetic leather waistband trim. The care label states: ​dry clean only​with clear corresponding International Code Symbols that restrict all forms of cleaning except drycleaning. The problem: During proper … [Read more...]

Heads Up! For This Dress Brand Name: Jessica McClintock

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Brand Name: Jessica McClintockRN#: 49422 Jessica McClintock Inc. Importer, Manufacturing 1400 16th Street San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 553-8200 or 800-711-8718 Fax. (415) 553-8313 www.jessicamcclintock.com The garment: Ladies strapless party dress with a shiny gold metallic surface finish. The fabric is a polyester, nylon & spandex blend. The care label simply reads, Professional dryclean short cycle-low heat-use any common organic solvent. … [Read more...]

Heads Up! For This Blouse

Eli-Tahari-092712

Brand Name: Elie TahariRN#: 50814 Morning Lady Inc. Importer, Wholesaler, Manufacturing 525 7th Ave. New York, NY 10018 (800) 854-5491 customerservice@elietahari.com www.elietahari.com The garment: A yellow ladies blouse made with some rayon panels and some cotton panels. The care label states: "dry clean" with no other instructions or any International Code Symbols. The problem: During professional drycleaning as labeled, the yellow dye bleeds … [Read more...]

Heads Up! For This Blouse – bebe

Bebe-Blouse-082412

Brand Name: bebe RN#: 86017 BEBE Studio, Inc. Manufacturing 400 Valley Drive Brisbane, CA 94005 Ph. 877-232-3777 or (415) 715-3900 www.bebe.com The garment: A blue silk blouse with elastic waistband. There are various types and colors of beads at the front neck area. The care label reads, “Dry Clean Only”. There are also International Cleanability Symbols on the label that supports this wording. The problem: After drycleaning some of the beads … [Read more...]