We women dry clean our winter coats after a long season or a cocktail dress after a particularly raucous wedding. But many men bear the unique burden of constant dry cleaning, spending hundreds of dollars a month getting their dress shirts, pants and suits cleaned after just weeks (or even days) of basic wear.
But dry cleaning is a curse that can be (at least partially) lifted. Men, we've rounded up some great pants, shirts, jackets and even suits that can be washed in your closest washing machine. Just promise us one thing: You will not stick this stuff in the dryer. Hang dry these items, then iron them if they end up rumpled.
Nine things your dry cleaner may not be telling you: