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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 in warm water.

• 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 color 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 fiber 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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