For some reason Kris has acquired a healthy number of beachy short-sleeved shirts made from materials that simply take a beating if thrown in the normal wash.
Also, dry-cleaning in NYC can be a pain in the ass or just plain expensive. In a pinch these bad boys come in super handy.
When you don't have the luxury of dropping off and picking up get yourself the dryel at home dry cleaning kit. In a nutshell, take a few garments and throw them in the dryel bag along with a dryel sheet. Run for 30-40 minutes in the dryer, and boom... clean clothes. We go through at least one box of refills per month.