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Best Garment Dyeing – Best of NY

Best Garment Dyeing – Best of NY

When the people at Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, and Proenza Schouler need a piece specially tinted hours before a runway show, they go—very quickly—to Metro Custom Dyeing. Jaret Vasallo has the eye-catching job title of head dyer and can immediately tell whether a garment will absorb or resist color. People have trusted him with everything from wedding...

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Adventures in Custom Dyeing: A Second Life for Stained or Light-Colored Clothes

Adventures in Custom Dyeing: A Second Life for Stained or Light-Colored Clothes

BY JENNI AVINS When I was a kid, I told my mom I wanted socks the color of the sky just before the stars came out. (She tried to find me some, which were...

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Ditching those stone washed jeans

Ditching those stone washed jeans

When the people at Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, and Proenza Schouler need a piece specially tinted hours before a runway show, they go—very quickly—to Metro Custom Dyeing. Jaret Vasallo has the eye-catching job title of head dyer and can immediately tell whether a garment will absorb or resist color. People have trusted him with everything from wedding...

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Adventures In Wedding Dresses: This Bride Dyed Hers Black

Adventures In Wedding Dresses: This Bride Dyed Hers Black

Lots of brides are ditching the conventional wisdom that your wedding dress is something you only wear once. One such bride, blogger Carla Rothberg, decided to dye hers black two years after her special...

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