If you prefer, as I do, cotton shirts, the kind whose collars end up wizened after a spell in the dryer, you might be interested in fake ironing. Here’s how to fake-iron a shirt collar:
1. Roll collar into a tight ball, looking something like a cinnamon roll.It works! I wasn’t plan to write this post this morning, but I wasn’t planning to invent fake ironing either. As you can see, I did, both.
2. Wrap collar as tightly as possible with a rubber band.
3. Shower, shave, brush teeth, get partly dressed.
4. Remove rubber band from collar. Don shirt.
Update, 5:58 p.m.: In response to a request for visual clarification, here’s a photograph. Note the cinnamon-roll effect. More clarification: start by grasping the collar at the back. Bring the two ends together. Roll from the back to the ends, keeping the fabric as smooth and as tightly wrapped as possible.
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