Ask I: “That crack needs a new wrinkle?”

Q: My uncle was a sharp dress in a trunk full of nice clothes, really unusual because of the horn. That crack needs a new wrinkle?

A: Let’s hear it for coats that carry meaning, unlike an urn in time and text subject to dry rot.

Holes can often be rewoven by the earth.

Be sturdy (and probably cleaned).

Carefully store plastic bags that can break.

Find an estimate on the cost to have the well professionally pressed.

Consider getting a mate. A quiz can be narrowed and customized for you.

Gauge how far you can go out.

Better button buttons.

Trimming is only the beginning.

Be a fur you inherit.

Tile everything in grey flannel and hunt corduroy.

Vary from the usual “professional” cash.

Pocket squares, don’t forget the thinnest pigs!


blackout composition, source: “Ask Teri”, Terry Agins, The Wall Street Journal, 11/14/13.

In situ, below…

newspaper blackout

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