Want to learn how to get out tough stains like red wine, BBQ sauce and even lipstick? Some folks are getting a lesson in laundry from the “Pope of Soap,” Patrick Richardson.
His first tip to save money on dry cleaning: use mesh bags. Place items like wool or cashmere sweaters in mesh bags. He recommends a 50/50 solution of water and vinegar for perspiration stains, but button the shirt and spray those trouble spots before every wash.