Our staff came across this post on some tips for denim care. The article focuses on the before, during and after, surrounding how to wash, spot-clean and dry your jeans. Also included is a tip on how to choose the right denim weight for durability.
What do you think of the soak method mentioned below? Do you have a concoction of your own?
— Kathy Ng Hassan
From Shine by Yahoo!:
5 Tricks for Longer Lasting Denim
If your jeans have been sitting in a drawer all summer long, they could probably use a wash…in November. Denims should only be thrown in the washing machine every six months, according to Carl Chiara, Director of Brand Concepts at Levi Strauss & Co, who shared his tricks for jeans care with The Wall Street Journal. The reasoning behind this isn’t laziness. In fact, Chiara’s cleaning methods are far more meticulous than a standard wash-and-fold routine.
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