Want to get brighter whites from your wash? Here's some advice from Steve, our resident fabric care expert.
Only use as much washing powder as you really need, because too much will degrade fabrics and make them turn grey.
Bear in mind that these days, manufacturers will often put in optical brighteners. The garment, when new, will look really, really bright - but that's an artificial colour, so don't feel as if you're doing anything wrong if it dims after the first wash.Read more care tips
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"A lot of my clothes are from McQueen or Commes des Garçons or Lanvin, so to put clothes like that, at that expense, in someone's hands, that could actually go one way or another. With Steve, everything always comes back 100%. The standards that they have are second to none. I think that's what makes them stand out from the rest of the dry cleaners. You know for a fact that whenever you actually send anything in to Steve, it's always going to come back guaranteed like you've just bought it."
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