How to Care for Your Garments: 5 Tips and Tricks

Thursday, February 06, 2020


It's that time of year where we're constantly reaching for our outerwear. With the cold weather still around for the next few months, it seems as if sweaters, long sleeves, and leggings are filling up our laundry rooms. If there's one thing we love, it's a good life hack, so we had round up our best tips and tricks for caring for your favorite monogrammed sweaters and pullovers...

1. Turn the Garment Inside Out

This step is vital when washing any fleece, sherpa, acrylic sweater, or soft sweater material. It ensures the textures don't wear against the hardware of the machinery and will keep your garments feeling new and unworn. 

2. Pair With Like Colors

One of the top questions we get is how to wash a sweater or fleece - Whatever the material or blend of the fabric, the best way to ensure your garment keeps its true coloration is by washing it with like-colored garments with mild laundry detergent. You can practically hear your mom's voice... it only takes one red sock to ruin a whole load of laundry! Pairing with like colors can also help you organize your laundry load, which will save you time in the long run!



Left to Right: Monogrammed Crewneck SweatshirtMonogrammed Pullover Sweatshirt

3. Turn On Cold Water

Washing your garments with cold water serves two purposes - it holds the colors of your garment in and it minimizes shrinking. For any garment, pre-shrunk or not, cold water ensures the textures don't wear against the hardware of the machinery and will keep your garments feeling new and unworn. 

4. Wash On Gentle Cycle

Paying attention to your machinery's washing cycles will keep your clothes in their best possible shape and fit. Always try to wash your outerwear on a gentle cycle to prevent unnecessary wearing and tearing. 

5. Hang to Dry Garments

For obvious reasons, hanging your garments to dry will prevent them from shrinking, which will lead to a long lifespan. It can also save you time in the long run by preventing wrinkles!

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What are your go-to tips and tricks for caring for outerwear? Let us know in the comments below!

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