Nylon is commonly associated with parachutes, tights, and fishing nets, but this super durable fabric is making its way into dresses, shorts, backpacks, athletic wear, and much more. Because of its durability, nylon fabric is easily washed at home using everyday laundering methods.
At the Laundress, we often get asked questions like: "can you machine wash nylon?", "how do you clean a nylon bag?", and "can you dry clean nylon?"
We've collected our tried and true best practices for pre-treating and washing nylon, including tips on what to avoid (like drying nylon in direct sunlight) in our ultimate cleaning nylon guide.