Committed to make fashion more sustainable, we continue to invest in quality and longevity. But even the most durable garments require proper care. Besides, taking care of the garments you own is one of the most sustainable things you can do. Keeping them fresh. Making them last.

Our Garment Care Guide offers useful advice on how to wash, dry and store your garments the sustainable way to maintain a long-lasting wardrobe.

GENERAL

WASH INFREQUENTLY

To reduce wasting water and energy, think twice before washing. Some garments, like a wool jumper or a pair of trousers, do not need to be washed that often. Instead, try airing and spot cleaning them first. Airing out or line drying will help regain that fresh feel. Remember: When hanging your clothes out to dry, do not hang them directly in the sun, as sun can bleach the garment.

LOWER THE TEMPERATURE

To reduce the waste of water and energy, wash less – and wash at lower temperatures. Use moderate amounts of gentle ECO-labelled washing powder or detergent.

MEND YOUR CLOTHES

Materials thin. Seams pop. But paying a little extra attention to the wear and care of your wardrobe will prolong its lifetime significantly. We recommend you try to mend and repair your garments before you simply replace them. You can also leave the repairs to a professional tailor or seamstress.

WOOL
Thermoregulating. Breathable. Soft touch.

WASH INFREQUENTLY

Wool does not need washing after every wear. Instead, air out and spot clean in between wears.

ALWAYS AIR DRY

Wool is an incredibly fast-drying fibre. And nothing does the job better than fresh air. Never use the dryer, as the heat can shrink and damage the fibres.

HAND-WASH WITH CARE

Use an organic wool detergent. Avoid scrubbing and rubbing. Gently squeeze out excess water and dry flat on a rack. Lay down a towel to absorb any drips. If you use the machine to wash your wool, wash cold (30°C or lower) and use a gentle, low spin setting.

REMOVE LINT AND PILLING

Wool is a soft and natural material and as such, regular use may cause lint and pilling to build up. To remove excess lint, gently brush your garments with a pilling comb or a sweater stone.

FOLD AND STORE FLAT

Avoid hanging your knitwear. The weight of the wool will stretch the garment out of shape. Instead, fold and store flat to keep the shape intact.

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CASHMERE
Warm. Light, springy feel. Known for its irresistible, signature softness.

WASH INFREQUENTLY

Cashmere does not need washing after every wear. Instead, air out and spot clean in between wears.

ALWAYS AIR DRY

Cashmere is an incredibly fast-drying fibre. And nothing does the job better than fresh air. Never use the dryer, as the heat can shrink and damage the fibres.

REMOVE LINT AND PILLING

Cashmere is a soft and natural material and as such, regular use may cause lint and pilling to build up. To remove excess lint, gently brush your garments with a pilling comb or a sweater stone.

HAND-WASH WITH CARE

Use an organic cashmere detergent. Avoid scrubbing and rubbing. Gently squeeze out excess water and dry flat on a rack. Lay down a towel to absorb any drips. If you use the machine to wash your cashmere garment, wash cold (30°C or lower) and use a gentle, low spin setting.

FOLD AND STORE FLAT

Avoid hanging your knitwear. The weight of the wool will stretch the garment out of shape. Instead, fold and store flat to keep the shape intact.

MERINO
Thermoregulating. Lightweight. Soft touch.

WASH INFREQUENTLY

Merino wool is naturally odour resistant and does not need washing after every wear. Instead, air out and spot clean in between wears.

ALWAYS AIR DRY

Wool is an incredibly fast-drying fibre. And nothing does the job better than fresh air. Never use the dryer, as the heat can shrink and damage the fibres.

HAND-WASH WITH CARE

Use an organic wool detergent. Avoid scrubbing and rubbing. Gently squeeze out excess water and dry flat on a rack. Lay down a towel to absorb any drips. If you use the machine to wash your wool, wash cold (30°C or lower) and use a gentle, low spin setting.

REMOVE LINT AND PILLING

Merino wool is a soft and natural material and as such, regular use may cause lint and pilling to build up. To remove excess lint, gently brush your garments with a pilling comb or a sweater stone.

FOLD AND STORE FLAT

Avoid hanging your knitwear. The weight of the wool will stretch the garment out of shape. Instead, fold and store flat to keep the shape intact.

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LINEN
Natural, breathable fibre. Light. Quick to dry. Distinctive texture.

WASH INFREQUENTLY

Linen garments do not need washing after every wear. Instead, air out and spot clean between wears.

WASH COLD (30°C OR LOWER)

Use a gentle, low-spin setting. Higher temperatures can wear down the fibres. Ideally, hand wash in lukewarm water.

ALWAYS AIR DRY

Nothing does the job better than fresh air. Never use the dryer, as the heat can shrink and damage the fibres.

STEAM TO REDUCE CREASES

Hang your linen garments in the bathroom while taking a hot shower and use the steam to reduce creases.

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COTTON
Breathable. Comfortable. Soft touch.

WASH COLD (30°C OR LOWER)

When washing cotton garments with delicate detailing or embroidery, use a laundry bag to avoid snagging during machine cycles.

ALWAYS AIR DRY

Nothing does the job better than fresh air. Never use the dryer, as the heat can shrink and damage the fibres.

DENIM
Hard-wearing. Casual. Versatile.

WASH INFREQUENTLY

Denim only needs washing a few times a year. Breaking in your raw jeans takes a little longer, so avoid washing these at least four to six months. In general, airing or spot cleaning with a sponge will refresh your denim nicely.

HAND-WASH INSIDE OUT

Cut back on wear and tear with a gentler washing process. Avoid scrubbing and rubbing. Simply soak for 30 minutes in 40°C water and rinse with temperate water.

USE MILD, ECO-LABELLED DETERGENTS

A mild detergent will help preserve colour and prevent fading. Use small amounts. Always look for an eco-label.

HANG TO DRY. ALWAYS.

Tumble drying will wear down the fibres. Piece of friendly advice: Lay down an old towel to catch any dripping dye from new jeans.

TAILORING

DRY-CLEAN AS RARELY AS POSSIBLE

The harsh chemicals used in dry cleaning are hard on your suits and will slowly wear down the natural fibres. Limit your dry cleaning to just once a year and opt for more natural ways of caring for your precious tailoring.

STEAM TO AVOID CREASING

If your suit is creased, hang it in the bathroom while running a hot shower. A handheld steamer will also get the job done. Always use low temperatures. Avoid using an iron, as this may damage the fibres and surface of the suit.

HANG IN A DUSTPROOF GARMENT BAG

Make sure your suit stays fresh by storing it in a dustproof garment bag. Leave the zipper open to allow air to circulate. Hanging your suit the right way will help creases straighten out naturally and maintain shape and fit for as long as possible. Invest in quality wooden hangers that fit the size of your blazer to support the shape of the shoulders. Fold trousers at the creases and hang upside down with a clip hanger or folded at the knee.

LET YOUR SUIT BREATHE

Day-to-day wear will cause your suit to hold a slight odour. To refresh, let your suit rest and air in a ventilated room for at least two days after each use.

USE A FABRIC BRUSH

Remove hair, dust and light dirt by carefully brushing your suit with a fabric brush. A gentle alternative to dry cleaning.

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LEATHER CLOTHING
Hard-wearing. Flexible. Soft touch.

ROLL TO AVOID FOLDS IN TRANSPORT AND STORAGE

TREAT WITH CARE

Leather is sensitive to humidity, heat and chemicals, so treat your leather garments with care.

SPOT CLEAN WITH A DAMP CLOTH

Air out between wears, but avoid direct sunlight and rain.

INVEST IN A SUEDE LEATHER BRUSH

Clean your suede leather garments with a suede brush to avoid disturbing their nappy texture.

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LEATHER FOOTWEAR
Maintain regularly. Clean immediately.

MAINTAIN REGULARLY. CLEAN IMMEDIATELY.

Apply leather grease regularly to maintain and soften your leather shoes. Are your shoes dirty? Clean them right away. A quality shoe polish or a damp cloth will usually get the job done.

IMPREGNATE NEW LEATHER SHOES

Always impregnate new leather shoes before use. To keep them fresh, impregnate again occasionally depending on how often you use them.

LET YOUR SHOES REST

Do not wear your leather footwear several days in a row. Let them rest a day to refresh naturally.

INVEST IN A SUEDE LEATHER BRUSH

Clean your suede leather garments with a suede brush to avoid disturbing their nappy texture.

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