Washing Instructions

You just bought a new T-shirt and decided to take good care of it. Below you will find a couple of tips and tricks about how to take good care of your valuable and perfect T-shirts. You will find more information about washing and keeping your shirts in the right condition.

A brand new T-shirt?

  • Before wearing your new T-shirt you should wash it (40 º max.)
  • Wash your shirt the first time without other clothes - OR at least with clothes of the same color
  • Colored cotton T-shirts can leave stains the first 5-10 times washing them. 

 Washing without wasting my T-shirt?

  • Wash at 40º max
  • Use laundry detergent without chlorine
  • Centrifuge at normal speed 
  • Don't use a dryer, but hang your shirt on a hanger to dry

 Take good care of your cotton T-shirt

Cotton is a beautiful fabric. It is a natural, durable and soft fabric, but it creases and shrinks easily in hot water.
With our premium cotton the risk of shrinking is reduced to the minimum, but keep our tips in mind:

  • Wash your shirt the first time without other clothes
  • Use laundry detergent without chlorine
  • Use laundry detergent with added bleach for your white T-shirts
  • Use ox gall soap or Oxi Action for your collar before washing for the best results  
  • Don't wash on termperatures higher than 30°C if is not necessary
  • Don't let your cotton shirt dry in the sun. 

Stains 

Don't rub and act fast! Dab the stain with a piece of paper and add water and soap.

Some tips and tricks:

  • Ink: dab with alcohol and vinegar before washing.
  • Candle wax: Get as much off as you can. Use two tissue and iron out the rest of the wax. Use alcohol for the stains and wash after.
  • Chewing gum: Rub it off with ice cubes or put the shirt in the fridge to scratch the gum off. Wash after.
  • Lipstick: Dab with alcohol en wash after.
  • Red wine: Dab with tissues directly. It might help to dab the shirt with some white wine. Wash after.
  • Schoe grease: Dab the shirt with white spirit. Wash after.
  • Fruit stains: Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water en carefully dab with lemon juice. Do not use soap! Soap might cause dark stains.
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