We use cookies to enhance your visit to our website and to improve your shopping experience. By continuing to browse, you’re agreeing to our cookie policy. For more information, please see the Terms & Conditions.

We use cookies to enhance your visit to our website and to improve your shopping experience. By continuing to browse, you’re agreeing to our cookie policy. For more information, please see the Terms & Conditions.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SHIPPING DEADLINES FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

The Laundress Discounts Offers

Holiday Shipping Schedule
Monogram Order by 12/5
Ground Order by 12/13
2-Day Order by 12/19
Overnight Order by 12/20
  • All Laundress discounts and promotions exclude Gallons, Bulks, Subscribe & Save items, Jiffy Steamer, and John Mayer X The Laundress Out West products.
  • One Promotional Offer per customer, per order.
  • Free shipping is applicable on orders of $50 or more after any coupons or vouchers are applied.
  • Free shipping is not valid on orders shipping outside the U.S. 
  • Hawaii and Alaska are subjected to air shipping Fees. 
  • Gilt vouchers are not combinable with Free Shipping offers. 
  • Feather Duster and Horse Hair Broom sku's require additional oversized shipping and handling fees, no exceptions. 
  • The following items are excluded from International shipments: Horse Hair Broom, Kitchen Starter Kit, Dish Brush, Pet & Lint Brush, Glass & Crystal Brush, Clothing & Upholstery Brush, Cashmere Brush, Men's Garment Care Kit, Feather Duster,  Duster for Small Spaces, Goat Hair Duster Wand, and kitted items containing any of the above brushes.
  • Offers and discounts are redeemable both online and in-store. 
  • To place orders over the phone and if using a card issued outside the U.S but shipping to a U.S address, please call 212-564-6788.
Please contact [email protected] or our store at +12125646788 for further assistance.
How To

(Faux) Leather You Can Really Wash

Oct 7, 2015





Leather falls within the 10% of fabrics that cannot be washed, but its cheaper and more convenient counterpart - faux leather - is able to be cleaned the green, nontoxic way! In fact, dry cleaning chemicals may actually damage or destroy any plastic film used in the manufacturing process. Learn how to wash everything from faux leather legging to jackets with these easy steps.

Is it Real or Faux Leather?


If your item is missing its garment label, look for inconsistencies in the fabric. Real leather will have a less uniform look while faux leather will have a fairly clean appearance. Faux leather is also nonporous, so you'll feel the heat and need to remedy a sticky situation with a quick wash after each wear. 

Often made of polyurethane or polyvinylchloride with a polyester backing, faux leather leggings and jackets call for the care of our Delicate Wash, a specialty formula that's gentle on delicate fabrics but tough on dirt and odor. And with this faux leather being nonporous, chances are you'll feel the heat and will need to remedy a sweaty situation.

How to Wash a Fake Leather Jacket or Pants 

Turn your faux leather item inside out and place it into a Mesh Washing Bag to prevent it from snags and tears. Set your machine to the delicates cycle and make sure to set the water temperature to cold and the spin to low. Add a capful of the Delicate Wash to your washing machine.

How to Dry Faux Leather

Lay your faux leather item in its natural shape on a drying rack or hang to dry. Be sure to position the item properly on a hanger to prevent stretching. Never put faux leather items in the dryer!

For the ultimate finish, steam to remove wrinkles and freshen you faux leather between washes with the Delicate Spray.


FINISH & FRESHEN


Wrinkle-Free: Steam to remove wrinkles after washing or to freshen the garment between washing and wearing. Don't have a steamer handy? Use an iron set to the steam setting, hovering over the item - do not make contact.

Freshen: Freshen between washes by spritzing with Delicate Spray. This versatile formula has antibacterial properties that adds scent while removing odor.



The Laundress Product of Perfection


Unlike Woolite, The Laundress Delicate Wash contains special enzymes that remove perspiration, oil, and buildup, while remaining safe on silks. Specifically formulated with cleaning enhancers and color guard, it maintains the cleanliness and color saturation of your favorite garments. Cleaning a faux leather jacket or pants doesn’t have to be daunting. To learn more laundry and cleaning tips, check out the Clean Talk Blog, where Gwen and Lindsey dish the dirty on getting clean.

 



Clean Talk Comments