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How to wash and care for cotton

• Cotton can be machine or handwashed. To prevent garments from shrinking and to keep them looking their best, wash at 30°.

• Place delicate items in a mesh bag to help prevent snagging or twisting during machine cycles.

• Pre ‑treat stains before washing by dabbing a small amount of stain remover on the area. For darker pieces, patch test on an inside seam to check the colour won’t be affected.

Hang cotton out to dry, as heat from tumble dryers can cause it to shrink. This also saves energy.

The benefits of cotton:

From crisp poplin to soft jersey, cotton is a natural fibre that comes from the boll of a cotton plant. Whatever form it takes, cotton is always breathable and regulates heat to help you maintain a comfortable temperature.

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