Wrinkle Resistant vs Non Iron Dress Shirts

What’s the difference in wrinkle resistance between non-iron and wrinkle-resistant dress shirts? At Proper Cloth, we choose to treat our “Wrinkle-Resistant” labeled fabrics with a liquid ammonia chemical process that occurs at the mill level, rather than once the shirt is made. Wrinkle … Continue reading

How Much Will a Dress Shirt Shrink?

How much will a dress shirt shrink? Generally speaking, dress shirts are made from woven cotton, and a nice woven cotton  shrinks an average of 2%.  All fabrics are a bit different, but 1-3% is a good rule of thumb. … Continue reading

How to Iron a Dress Shirt

To keep your dress shirts looking their best, you’ll need to have them pressed.  We usually suggest sending them to the cleaner, but if that’s not possible you’re going to need to know how to iron a dress shirt yourself. … Continue reading

How to Wash a Dress Shirt

Shirts are made to be worn, not worshiped. This means they get dirty. However, with proper care, a high quality dress shirt can last for several years and continue to look great. In this post, we’re going to break down … Continue reading