Caring for your clothes

Caring for your clothes

Our sustainable care tips will keep your clothes looking their best and lasting longer, saving you money and reducing waste in the process.

Washing, Drying and Ironing

  • Before you wash. Sort your clothes by colour (light & dark) and fabric (heavy & delicate). Empty pockets, zip zippers and close bra hooks to avoid them snagging on other clothes. Turn clothes inside out to avoid fading. Always read the label carefully before washing new clothes and follow the care instructions.
  • Keep it calm and cool. Wash your clothes on the coldest and gentlest cycle you can, which will depend on the clothes you’re washing. Double check the label if you’re unsure. Most detergents work well in cold water, but double check the detergent bottle/box to be sure. As a general rule, the less detergent you use the better it will be for the longevity of your clothes.
  • Get the hang of it. Hanging your clothes to dry is a great way to preserve their quality and extend their lifespan. If you are determined to use the dryer, the lower and gentler the better.
  • Ironing. Using irons on high settings can damage or strain your clothes. Hanging them immediately after drying will reduce how much they need to be ironed. Try hanging a few shirts or pants in the bathroom while you shower to reduce ironing need. When ironing, use the lower settings as these will be much kinder to your clothes.

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