The care instructions on our ITEMS labels will give you advice on how to best care for your ITEMS, making sure that they remain long-loved favourites for years to come.
Air it out
Simply hang out your items, many types of garments have anti-bacterial properties already in the fibre and will self-clean.
Brushing garments will not only prevent pilling (give it a little extra brush where the garment is most subjected to friction, under arms and the side where you hang your bag) but also releases its natural oils, which rejuvenates the material.
Reduce & Reuse
Extending the average life of your clothes by just three months leads to a 5-10 percent reduction in carbon, water and waste footprint.
When it is time to wash, pay extra attention if there is a line beneath the wash basin symbol. If there is, it means that the garment should be washed in a gentle wash or on delicate cycle (i.e. no or very low spin cycle). This is important as if it is not followed correctly will cause pillage, felting and shrinkage to the garment.
Use a laundry bag for fine materials such as silk, viscose, wool and Tencel – and turn the clothes inside out to avoid colour changes.
Fold Your Knitwear
Avoid hanging your soft knits, they will loose their shape. Instead, lay it flat to dry and to store.
Careful when tumble drying
No knitted things will enjoy a trip round the tumble dryer! Instead, when drying, lay your woollens flat on a towel to absorb any extra moisture, whilst gently reshaping them (knits can be heavy when wet and that extra weight will pull them out of shape if you dry them over a rail or hanging up).
Mend What You Can
Value your clothes instead of treating them as interchangeable – always consider repairing before replacing.
We recommend reading the care label on our clothes carefully as some garments, especially woollens, are not suitable for standard machine washes. To dry your woollens, simply follow the advice above. All other garments are suitable for line drying.