Aftercare symbols

Please see below some examples of the aftercare symbols which would be placed on our care labels. The following guide is listed so that customers can understand the best aftercare option and ensure the product remains looking good for longer. By washing at lower tempretures, you are helping to maintain the garments lifecycle and also being helpful to the environment. Please see our wash sysmbols and benefits of washing at 30 degrees below.

Washing

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30°C Fine Wash.
Washing cycle suggested for dark coloured garments made in cotton, polyester, or mixed fabrications.

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30°C Mild Fine Wash.
Reduce the quantity of laundry so that the drum is not too full. Select an appropriate washing program. Avoid spinning or do spin for short periods only to minimise the risk of creasing.

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30°C Very Mild Fine Wash.
This washing cycle ensures a much reduced mechanical treatment - by this we mean there is reduced agitation on the garment and reduced spinning pressure. Reduce the quantity of laundry and select an appropriate washing program.

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Hand Wash.
Hand wash at a water temperature between 30°c and 40°c, depending on the garment. First dissolve a fine detergent in plenty of water. Allow the garment to float in the solution and agitate carefully, before rinsing well. Press the extra water out carefully using a towel and reshape gently.

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Do Not Wash.
Any articles marked in this way must not be washed. They may be sensitive to any kind of wet treatment or be unsuitable for washing in a domestic washing machine because of their size.


Bleaching

Any Bleach Allowed

Any Bleach Allowed
The empty triangle is the symbol for chlorine and oxygen bleach.

Only Oxygen Bleach Allowed.

Only Oxygen Bleach Allowed.
The triangle with two oblique lines indicates that oxygen bleach is permitted but not chlorine bleach.

Do Not Bleach.

Do Not Bleach.
The triangle with a diagonal cross indicates that bleaching is not allowed. Use only bleach-free detergent.


Tumble Drying

Normal Drying Processes.

Normal Drying
Drying in the tumble dryer is possible under normal load.

Mild Drying Processes.

Mild Drying
Select a mild cycle with reduced temperature and duration of treatment.

Do Not Tumble Dry.

Do Not Tumble Dry.
This garment is unsuitable for tumble drying.


Ironing

Hot Iron.

Hot Iron.
Iron at maximum sole plate temperature of 200°C. A steam iron may be used.

Iron at Moderate Temperature.

Iron at Moderate Temperature.
Iron at maximum sole plate temperature of 150 °C. A steam iron can be used. Avoid heavy pressure.

Iron at Low Temperature.

Iron at Low Temperature.
Iron at maximum sole plate temperature of 110 °C. Shiny or pressure-sensitive pieces should be ironed with a press cloth or inside out.

Do Not Iron.

Do Not Iron.
Irreversible changes must be expected if an iron is used.


Dry Cleaning

Professional Dry-Cleaning.

Professional Dry-Cleaning.
Normal dry cleaning process can be used with no restrictions. Commercial stain removers on a solvent base may be used with some restrictions.

Mild Professional Dry-Cleaning.

Mild Professional Dry-Cleaning.
Mild cleaning process with stringent limitation of added humidity and/or mechanical action and/or temperature. Commercial stain removers on a solvent base may be used with some restrictions. A trial on a concealed part of the article is advisable beforehand.

Professional Dry-Cleaning (Hydrocarbons).

Professional Dry-Cleaning (Hydrocarbons).
Normal dry cleaning process can be used with no limitations. Commercial stain removers on a solvent base may not be used.

Mild Professional Dry-Cleaning (Hydrocarbons)

Mild Professional Dry-Cleaning (Hydrocarbons).
Mild dry cleaning process only, with stringent limitation of added humidity, mechanical action, and temperature. Commercial stain removers on a solvent base may not be used.

Do Not Dry-Clean.

Do Not Dry-Clean.
No professional dry-cleaning allowed. Do not use stain removers that contain solvents.