Wash and Wear

We’ve covered dressing room tips and a guide to pockets…last up are some care tips provided by the Ultimate Denim Guide in the August 2010 Style Watch issue of People.

Don’t wash too often!! Wear them 3-5 times between washing. Sweet….my laundry pile was just cut in half!!

Be Gentle – turn your jeans inside out and wash in cold water with a color guard detergent. I always forget to wash in cold, but turning them inside out does help a bunch. That is one trick I try and always remember.

Hang to dry – If you can do this, more power to you. It really will help your jeans last…but I just can’t. Mine are drier bound. If you dry like I do, using the lowest heat will help to keep them from fading too, too fast.

Do not dry clean – this guide says that the chemicals can weaken the fabric over time. Good to know!

So there you have it. Great denim care tips and tricks.