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Dressing smart is a great way to make a good impression. But let's be honest, sometimes getting dressed for work can be a bit of a hassle. No one wants to spend time in the morning ironing their shirt, especially when it might end up being wrinkled again once you finally arrive at work. That is where Non-Iron Shirts for Men come in...
Non-iron Shirts are made with a fabric that is resistant to wrinkles and therefore doesn't require any ironing. Sounds too good to be true? Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about Non-Iron Dress Shirts. Everything from what they are, where you can buy them, to how to care for them.
What Is a Non-Iron Shirt?
Firstly, let’s cover the basics. A non-iron shirt, as the name suggests, is a shirt that does not require any ironing. This is due to the special fabric used, which is resistant to wrinkles.
Wrinkle-free shirts are a great way to avoid dealing with pesky wrinkles, and they are perfect for busy professionals who don't have time to waste on ironing. They are also a great choice for anyone who travels often, as they don't require any special care or attention.
The key to a non-iron shirt's wrinkle-resistant properties is the fabric. In the past, most wrinkle-free dress shirts were made from synthetic materials such as polyester. Because of this, those shirts could often lack both comfort and quality.
However! Dandy & Son uses 100% cotton fabric which has been specially treated to prevent wrinkles for their non-iron shirts. So, the non-iron shirts from Dandy & Son are not only wrinkle-free, but they are also comfortable, breathable, and stylish. It really couldn’t get any better!
The Difference Between Classic Shirts and Wrinkle-Free Shirts
I think we all can agree that a classic dress shirt is a staple in any man's wardrobe, but sometimes they require a bit of upkeep. If you want your dress shirt to look its best, you'll probably need to iron it before each wear. And let’s be honest, ironing can be both boring and time-consuming.
Wrinkle-Free / Non-Iron Shirts are much easier to care for. As mentioned previously, the fabric used for these shirts is treated to resist wrinkles, so you don't need to worry about ironing them before each wear. You can simply wash them and hang them up to dry, and they'll be wrinkle-free and ready to wear!
Non-iron shirts are also a great choice for anyone who travels a lot. If you're constantly on the go, you don't always have time to use the hotel ironing board to touch up your shirt. With a non-iron shirt, you can simply pack it in your suitcase and go!
Benefits of Non-Iron Shirts
Based on what we have said up until now, we think the benefits of Non-Iron Shirts are clear. Still not convinced that getting yourself a wrinkle-free shirt is a great investment? Carry on reading, there are many benefits to wearing non-iron dress shirts!
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Easy To Care For
As we have mentioned several times by now, non-iron shirts don't require any ironing. So that the main part of caring for a shirt is out of the way. You can simply wash them and hang them up to dry, and they'll be wrinkle-free and ready to wear or pack.
If you are the kind of person who runs from work meetings to happy hours to dinner dates, a non-iron shirt is a necessity. After all, who has time to stop at the ironing board when there's so much to do?
Comfortable And Breathable
What makes cotton dress shirts the go-to choice for many men is the comfort and breathability. And thanks to advances in fabric technology, non-iron shirts are now just as comfortable as any other 100% cotton shirts.
The advancements in fabric technology have allowed non-iron shirts to be just as breathable as your standard cotton shirts. So, whether you're in the office or out on the town, you'll stay cool and comfortable all day long.
Durable And Long-Lasting
Did you know, sometimes ironing can have a bad impact on fabric and fibres. For example, if you do it too often or if the iron is too hot. Therefore, non-iron shirts are also incredibly durable and long-lasting. Thanks to the wrinkle-resistant fabric, non-iron shirts can withstand multiple washes without losing their shape or quality. If you wonder how to best care for your 100% cotton shirts, you can read more about that on Our Blog.
An Affordable Investment
Hearing all the great benefits of a Non-Iron Shirt you might be thinking that they are going to cost a fortune. But that is not true! Dandy & Son offer non-iron shirts which are both good priced and high quality. Non-iron shirts from Dandy & Son are very affordable!
A Versatile Wardrobe Staple
Non-iron shirts are also incredibly versatile and can be worn for any occasion. They also come in many different styles such as Extreme Cutaway Collar Shirt. Whether you're dressing up for a formal event or keeping it casual for a day at the office, wrinkle-free shirts will always make you look sharp.
Of course, like any shirt, non-iron shirts require proper care to keep them looking their best. We have slightly mentioned how to care for your wrinkle-free shirt, but let’s take a closer look.
Wash in Cold Water
Most people might assume warm water is best for washing their shirts. But when it comes to non-iron shirts, cold water is the way to go. Washing your shirt in cold water helps to preserve the fabric and prevent wrinkles. On the contrary, hot water can damage the fabric and cause wrinkles to set in, making them more difficult to remove.
However, if your shirt a heavily stained, it might be a good idea to bring it to a dry cleaner. Just make sure the dry cleaner knows that it is a non-iron shirt and not a standard cotton dress shirt for men.
Hang to Dry
After washing your non-iron shirt, it's important to hang it up to dry. Tumble dryers tend to damage the fabric, so hanging your shirt up to dry is the best way to prevent wrinkles. Always try to hang your shirt as you normally would on a hanger for the best result, and a guaranteed wrinkle-free shirt.
Tumble drying is a huge no-no when it comes to non-iron shirts. The heat from the dryer can damage the fabric. So, if you want to keep your non-iron shirt looking its best, hang it up to dry.
Use a Steamer or Steam Iron
If you for some reason do happen to get wrinkles in your non-iron shirt, a clothes steamer is the best way to remove them. If you don’t have a clothes steamer, steam iron would also work. Be sure to set the iron on the lowest setting to avoid damaging the fabric. And always use a pressing cloth between the iron and the shirt to protect the fabric.
While the chances of wrinkles setting in are very slim, it's always best to be prepared. By following these simple care tips, you can keep your non-iron shirt looking sharp and wrinkle-free for years to come.
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Just like all clothes, proper storage is key to keeping your non-iron shirt looking its best. Be sure to store your shirt on a hanger in a cool, dry place. Humidity and heat can damage the fabric. And always make sure that your shirt is completely dry before putting it in your wardrobe!
Say Goodbye to Wrinkles with Our Non-Iron Shirts
Are you tired of ironing your shirts? Who isn’t!
Dandy & Son's Non-Iron Shirts are the perfect solution. With their wrinkle-free fabric and design, our shirts can be worn as soon as they have dried. No ironing is required!
Whether you're looking for an Extreme Cutaway Shirt, Wide Spread Collar or maybe a standard Cutaway Collar Shirt, we've got you covered. Our non-iron shirts are available in a variety of styles to suit any taste.
And because our shirts are made from 100% premium cotton, they're incredibly comfortable to wear. No more stiff, scratchy shirts! Our non-iron shirts are soft and light, making them perfect for any occasion.
Eliminate wrinkles and enjoy the convenience of our Non-Iron Shirts. Shop now and see the Dandy & Son difference! And would you like to read more about shirt for men and formal wear? Then head over to Our Blog!