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I am The Laundress | Rachelle Hruska

Oct 5, 2016

Rachelle Hruska is the entrepreneurial brains behind the website Guest of a Guest – the go-to event coverage guide relied on by society’s biggest influencers. The wife and mother of two recently launched a new venture, Lingua Franca, a clothing line inspired by hip-hop music. The line includes favorite rap-inspired phrases hand-embroidered on luxurious vintage cashmere sweaters. Rachelle filled us in on some of her laundry tips and tricks, including how she cares for cashmere. Read on for the full scoop.

My most laundered item is…
My Lingua Franca cashmere sweaters.

My favorite laundry tip or trick is…
Never dry clean cashmere. Always hand wash in COLD water and lay flat to air dry. The cashmere will come out clean and fluffy.

The most important laundry tip I learned growing up was…
Doing it with my kids. I have two sons ages 2 and 4.

I make laundry an enjoyable task by…
Successfully cleaning a rare vintage cashmere sweater.

My proudest laundry victory is…
Successfully cleaning a rare vintage cashmere sweater. 

My favorite Laundress product is…
The Cedar scented Wool & Cashmere Shampoo followed by the Wool & Cashmere Spray.

I used to be afraid to wash…
Cashmere and silk (I still am afraid to wash silk).

My laundry room is…
Is in the basement.

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Delicate Wash 16 fl oz

Silk, Synthetics & Blends

Wool & Cashmere Shampoo 16 fl oz

Wash & Preserve Woolens

Wool & Cashmere Spray 4 fl oz

Freshen & Deodorize

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