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Find Us For Efficient Winter Coat Alterations

[caption id="attachment_1652" align="alignnone" width="408"] Perfect alterations done here![/caption] Winter Coat Alterations Face it. It’s getting cold. Especially at night. With weather like this, a simple t-shirt and hoodie just won’t cut it anymore. Serious weather calls for serious clothing, and with the depths of winter upon us,...

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The History of the Ugly Christmas Sweater Trend

[caption id="attachment_1585" align="alignnone" width="456"] pc: provomayor.com[/caption] A Christmas Trend That Won't Go Away Christmas is almost here which means you should be in your most merry and bright mood, especially in your outerwear. It is now time to dust off the only piece of clothing that should...

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Your Local Halloween Costume Cleaning Experts!

Pico Cleaners – Your Local Halloween Costume Cleaning Experts! Creepy decorations dress the front yards and windows of neighbors. Temporary Halloween costume shops proliferate across vast swaths of suburban areas, offering an overwhelming display of outfits to choose from. A certain uncanny spookiness lingers in the air....

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How is Silk Made?

The Production of Silk You might recall being in pre-school and having a box of silkworms to take care of. You remember, those little white grubby things that were all nice, fuzzy and gentle, and smelled funny?  If you put your ear close to them, you...

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Bikini History

It’s hard to imagine what beaches would look like without the scantily clad. Skin and minimal clothing are inescapably associated with the visual landscape of any publically accessible shoreline. But before the advent and widespread adoption of the bikini, there were things like the bathing...

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The Beach Fashion You Need

The high-hanging sun reflects off the foamy green waves that roll, toss, and slap down onto the glistening shoreline. Thumps and cheers of volleyball games clamor behind you. Your friends happily shout and fling a Frisbee back and forth, splashing and slipping into shallow water...

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Mom Fashion Comeback

Social unrest, Motown, prog rock, disco – disco balls, Jaws, Brady Bunch, Annie Hall, granny glasses, leather fringe vests, earthy colored garb, and bell bottoms still resonate some 40 years later. All of these collectively recognized seventies icons made a rippling effect on culture that...

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California Cutting Back on Water Usage

Going into its fourth summer, the drought’s effects are no longer piecemeal. The drought is now affecting 99.8% of the state. No patchwork legislation or band-aid policies will fix this crisis. Governor Jerry Brown calls it a “new era” where, “the idea of your nice...

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Spring Fashion

Spring 2015 It’s spring. Spring fashion typically entails more colorful and lightweight clothing. That means it’s time to store away all of your hefty winter garb. We’ll guide you through the spring fashion necessities. And to make it easy, many of last year’s styles are returning...

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