As an ethical and sustainable company we recommend you opt for green dry cleaners-a non-toxic, environmentally safe alternative. These cleaners often use CO2 or water as the primary solvent, but they have the right equipment so it’s not like washing it at home. Even if your cleaners advertises as "green" or "organic," be sure to ask if they use Perc (Perchloroethylene, also known as tetrachloroethylene, PCE), hydrocarbons, or D-5 cleaners, and be sure to avoid the toxic stuff.
Fill a sink with cold water. Add a tablespoon of delicate soap-scan the label and choose a plant-based detergent free of fragrance, optical brighteners, chlorine, and phosphates. We recommend brands like Ecover, Method, Bio D or Earth Friendly Products. Place your item into the water and gently swirl it around for a few minutes. Drain and refill the sink with clean, cold water. Rinse your garment by swishing it around once more, and then gently press it to remove excess water. Be careful to not wring or twist. Reshape the garment on a dry towel. Roll up the towel, pressing as you go, to help extract the water still left in the garment. Finally, reshape the garment, and lay it flat on a drying rack or on a fresh towel to air dry.
Wash clothes in cold water, as opposed to warm or hot, and always wait until you have a full load. Choose a plant-based detergent free of fragrance, optical brighteners, chlorine, and phosphates. We recommend brands like Ecover, Method, Bio D or Earth Friendly Products. Hang or lay flat to dry.
Steaming & ironing
A lot of fabrics can be steamed or ironed on a low setting, but we recommend you test a small area first preferably with a tea towel over the top to minimise risk. Use a dry iron on low for anything structured like a jacket, do not steam as it may affect the shape. If a fabric is shiny or has embellishments, do not iron.