You can never go wrong when rocking your signature motor jacket or a new pair leather pants, but you can go EXTREMELY wrong if you care for them incorrectly. Thankfully, The Laundress knows all when it comes to fabric care! Read on and learn how to keep your leather goods looking great.
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“We’re an eco-friendly line of detergent, fabric care, and home-cleaning products that take excellent care of you, the things you love, and the environment.” – Gwen & Lindsey
With chemical exposure, long-term damage to fabrics, and financial expense, we’re not surprised about the increasing number of people that are asking for alternatives to dry cleaning. It’s time to reveal our biggest secret: you can safely care for your suits and blazers at home!Read More
No matter which water temperature, laundry product, or wash cycle you select, certain fabrics simply cannot be washed. We don’t typically encourage drycleaning. However, for a handful of fabrics, the only option for safe cleaning is drycleaning. Trust us—we’ve experimented.
The debate surrounding washing denim has been in discussion over the last few years – remember when Chip Bergh, CEO of Levi Strauss, hit airwaves stating that he hasn’t washed his jeans in a year? Whether it be for sustainability or to preserve color and that ‘perfect” worn in feel, many people prefer to take this approach. As we are a brand for everyone, we can advise on all concerns.
We at The Laundress have successfully washed trench coats, including the iconic trench by Burberry, time and time again, despite the fact that the care label commonly instructs “Dry Clean Only.” Read on to learn our best practices for cleaning and freshening these seasonal staples!
The khaki pant is a go-to for men’s wardrobes but you don’t have to rely on the dry cleaner to keep them looking their best. Use our plant-derived and eco-friendly Signature Detergent to tackle any laundry challenge that presents itself on your pants. Formulated with the highest concentration of active ingredients including stain-fighting enzymes, this detergent will clean, preserve, and soften fabric to ensure your Sunday getup is flawless.
Not everything that glitters is “Dry Clean Only.” In fact, it’s actually safer to care for embellished garments at home! Have you ever taken a blouse with beaded detailing to the dry cleaners only to find missing beads when returned? Us too. Read on to learn how to properly care for these precious pieces and keep them in top form – not a bead or sequin out of place!