Minimum effort required, maximum style achieved. Follow these quick and easy steps to take care of your favorite washable silk garments.Washable silk is one of our best-selling fabrics for good reason. To put it simply–it’s a dream to wear and a dream to wash. Whether you’re taking it to bed or out for date night, you’ll reach for these comfortably luxe garments again and again. Made from 100% mulberry silk, it’s hypoallergenic, thermoregulating, machine washable, Bluesign certified, and OEKO-TEX® certified.
Good things require more care. Here are some quick and easy tips to keep your washable silk garments in the best condition.
No need to head to the dry cleaner. Simply place your washable silk garments directly in the washing machine on a delicate cycle. Use mild detergent and cold water.
Never wash silk or other delicate fabrics with clothing with hardware, such as jeans, jackets, or embellished tops. Washing in a delicates bag can also protect your silks and other intimate items from any abrasive damage that might occur in the washing machine, or from other articles of clothing.
Since washable silk is delicate, be sure to lay flat on a drying rack. Do not dry a wet silk garment in the dryer. Lastly, never dry silk in the sun, as this can cause fading.
Our washable silk garments should be stored in a cool, dark, and dry place with adequate air circulation. Being a natural fiber, this fabric needs to breathe, so avoid packing your washable silk in tightly sealed plastic bags. Instead, hang inside breathable cotton bags to avoid unwanted creases and wrinkles. This will allow your washable silk garments to maintain its shape for your next wear.
Also, washable silk should always be clean before storing. Do not store any washable silk garments that may be stained, dirty, or carrying natural oils, as this can degrade the fabric overtime.
The reality is, washable silk gets wrinkled. Here are a few pro tips to keep your washable silk pajamas in the best shape.
- We know you’re on the go, so if you find yourself in a pinch while traveling with a wrinkly washable silk garment, don’t sweat it. Just hang it while you take a hot shower and let the steam do its thing.
- For faster results, run a steamer through your washable silk garment.
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