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Unless your shoes get unusually dirty or muddy, nothing terrible ever happens. You can wear shoes in a house and let your pants touch the floor and, really, nothing happens. You don't get ugly stains on your pants. You don't get sick. Of course, there are exceptions. When it's muddy or rainy, people will wipe off their shoes when entering a house or remove ...


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A few options: Look for a dry cleaner (that's called stomerij in Dutch). Most will be open on Saturday and closed on Sunday (some are even open on Sunday but the one I know is in Rotterdam…) Regular service is not same-day however, usually more like 2 or 3. I assume some express service might be available for a premium in some places but I never needed it ...


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That's a service offered by dry cleaners, usually after cleaning your suit (but I guess that only ironing already clean clothes is also possible, have never done that). That kind of store is called a stomerij in Dutch. They are usually open on Saturdays, but will definitely be closed on Sundays. There will be several in all cities. A search for "stomerij ...


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It is absolutely normal in the USA or in Europe to wear shoes indoors. It is absolutely not normal to wear dirty shoes indoors that leave mud on the floor. The place you visit (or your own place) will have a doormat that you use to clean the bottom of your shoes. That's usual all you need. If you stepped through mud and that doormat isn't enough then you ...


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I would recommend checking out Esprit. They are of reasonable quality, have a great online store, and have physical shops in major Dutch cities. Otherwise H&M or Zara are staples of budget European clothing and are worth checking out.


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