Velvet is an opulent, textured fabric perfect for a night out on the town and the winter holidays, but it has increasingly carved out a place for itself in our daytime wardrobes. While many of us have no reservations about integrating this fabric into our wardrobes, when it comes to washing velvet, we're not as confident. So we've compiled tips to take care of velvet and to keep your velvet items!
"Can You Wash Velvet?" Our clients often ask us this question, along with "How to Wash Velvet?" and "Can You Put Velvet In The Dryer?"
Can you wash velvet?
Whether it is crushed velvet or pure velvet, it's possible to care for velvet garments without the dry cleaner. Be sure to check the tag of your velvet item before proceeding with laundering. For items tagged "Dry Clean Only" or "Do Not Wash", it's best to avoid laundering unless absolutely necessary.
When laundering washable velvet, always pretreat stains with a stain remover for delicates. Focus on susceptible areas such as underarms, necklines, and cuffs.