Wash & Care

We've created this page so you can take the best care of your Confidante's pieces! Find the washing instructions and more information about the fabrics we use below.

How to wash
The water temperature should be cold to lukewarm.
If you are using a powder detergent, make sure you don't put in too much, let the detergent fully dissolve in the water first. Unbutton and untie the (same colored!) items, gently swish the garment through the water, taking care not to twist, wring, or stretch the fabric. 

Washing Duration:
Freshening up: only 5 minutes. The colors will lose their intensity when soaked too long.
Stain: Treat the stain itself, then let it soak for another 5 minutes.

Is there color coming off?
Yes, there will come off some color, leaving the water with a beautiful tone, but no worries, this is completely normal when using natural fabrics! The color will certainly stay on your item. :) Just make sure you don't mix any other colored items in the same batch!

How to dry
Find a towel and wring out most water. Take a clothing hanger or drying rack and let your items dry in the open air in the shade, or -better- in your house. To minimize wrinkles, you can tumble dry your items on low heat for 5 minutes (max!), then take them out of the dryer and hang them out until completely dry.

Iron or steam
We sometimes use a crinkle textured fabric. It's very important to NOT iron these because the complete structure will disappear. Use a steamer instead and move it gently over your garment.

Most of our items are smooth and suitable for the iron! Especially for linen and cotton items the iron would be the best option to take out the wrinkles. :)
Enjoy your freshly washed pieces again! x