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San Francisco Fashion Community Week virtually celebrates diverse global couture

This year, San Francisco’s Fashion Community Week moved from the runway to the screen, presented as the New Era Virtual Fashion Week from Sept. 24-27. The week featured two days of runway shows where both local and international emergent designers could showcase their diverse collections for the season. 

Friday’s “California Dreaming” runway intended to capture the essence of the West Coast, the best of the designers embracing sunshine, bright prints and the laid-back nature the state is famous for.

Designers Lourdes and June from Philippine brand Julour offered a minimalistic, muted take on the runway theme, with no shortage of ’60s-inspired outfits and white-centered color palettes. Julour successfully captured the softer, bohemian vibe of California, including puffed sleeves and simple silhouettes. A more eccentric look — in comparison to the rest of the collection — was also included, featuring a sequined, dark blue shawl paired with a doily-patterned navy dress

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Couture Clothing Receives Superior Care at Sudsies, South Florida’s Premier Eco-Friend Dry Cleaner

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sudsies Dry Cleaners & Laundry knows designer garments demand specialized attention. Couture pieces are known for their delicate fabrics, sophisticated design, and intricate embellishments, and the handmade nature and uniqueness of couture clothing can cost hundreds and thousands of dollars. That’s why, in caring for these pieces, Sudsies’ couture cleaning service exclusively uses a “hands-only” approach – hand-checking, hand-treating, and hand finishing.

Managing couture garment cleaning is part science, part art, and something each member of the Sudsies team takes very seriously. Everyone at Sudsies is professionally trained by the National Cleaners Association and the Dry Cleaning & Laundry Institute. They receive specialized training in how to work with specialty garments, how solutions react with fabrics, and best practices necessary for other innovative techniques.

“Someone that invests in couture clothing is discerning in every way. Their expectations are high, and we’re

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