Wondering how to wash chinos?, you’re not alone. Continue reading to learn how to wash chino pants and get answers to questions like “do chinos shrink? How to shrink chinos; so you can make sure you avoid doing it, get a professional looking finish, and much more.
Not as dressy as work pants and not as casual as jeans, chinos fall smack dab in the middle of the formality spectrum. Chinos are a twill cotton fabric that originated in China and was used for British and French military. Chinos crossed over into civilian wear when U.S. troops came back from the Philippines at the end of the Spanish-American war.
Originally, chinos were earth-toned, but today, they come in every shade of the rainbow and look great paired with neutral tops and accessories. Designed for style and comfort, chinos are the perfect fit for laid-back weekends.
Stain Solution is ideal for protein and tannin stains, such as wine, coffee, ink, grass, urine, blood, and old, set-in stains such as pit stains.
The Wash & Stain Bar works the material to remove dirt, grease, oil, and makeup.
To remove odor, presoak the item for 30 minutes in hot water mixed with ¼ cup of Scented Vinegar.
Prepare to wash by turning the item inside out. Wash with Signature Detergent on the normal cycle with hot water to achieve the deepest clean.
Dry & Finish
Cotton chinos can withstand tumble drying with high heat. To ease ironing, remove from the dryer while still damp or line dry.
Chinos can be hung to prevent wrinkles, or folded (which may leave fold marks).
Always store items clean. We recommend storing in a breathable cotton Storage Bag to protect items from bugs.
Storing in plastic encourages yellowing and can trap mildew-causing moisture, a prime environment for bugs.
All techniques are based on textile science. Not all garments perform and react as science would predict.