Care guide

Treat me with love.

We want to make sure you get the most out of your Dante6 garments. The better you care for your garments, the more joy you will get out of them.

How often you wash your garment has an effect on the environment as well as the longevity of the garment. Therefore, we advise you to wash your garment only when necessary. Please see our guidelines per style at the productpage, tab material and care, for Dante6 tips on how to take the best are of your item.

Washing instructions

Always follow up the washing instructions as indicated on the label inside all articles.
It is also imperative to use a fine fabric detergent. This ensures that the original colour, fabric and shape of your Dante°6 articles will be preserved as long as possible. It is also advisable to wash the delicate articles in a wash bag, to protect them whilst in the washing machine so they do not get damaged.

Tips:

  • To prevent garments from being damaged during washing, always follow the instructions on the care label for specific instructions made for each garment.
  • Use an environmentally friendly, mild detergent when you wash your garments. Never use bleach or use detergents which contain
  • Turn you garment inside out before washing as the washing cycle can be abrasive to fabrics; not only do clothes rub against one another, but the detergent along with zippers and buttons can be damaging to the color and fabric.
  • It is highly recommended to use a laundry net.

 

Viscose, Rayon, Tencel, Modal, Cupro (+mix)

These are fabrics that are based on the same raw materials, namely cellulose. Cellulose is a fiber found in plants and trees that provides structural strength. Cellulose fibers are also called artificial silk because they have a lovely, luxurious appearance. They are also extremely comfortable to wear and are breathable in hot weather. Garments made from these fibers should be treated with extra care. Please always check the label inside the garment for the accurate washing instructions. Dry cleaning is highly recommended to retain the garments softness and shape, however when washing at home, please follow instructions

  • Turn inside out before washing
  • Cold fine wash
  • Do not spin
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Reshape your garment by ironing it while still damp
  • Cool iron on reverse side
  • Shrinkage of 3-5% is allowed
  • Keep sharp objects away from this delicate fabric

Check the label of every garment for washing instructions. Your product has been made with love, and it is best to treat it like that too.

 

Mohair, Wool, Merino wool, Virgin wool, Alpaca (+mix)

Every natural fiber in knitwear should be treated with special care and attention. Some items are advised to hand wash only so please always read the care label in your garment.

Wool comes from the fleece of a sheep’s thick winter coat, which is shorn in warmer months. Wool is a breathable material; it keeps you warm in winter and cool in summer. Pilling of wool and other natural fibers may appear while used, this is a natural occurrence in animal fibers and can be maintained with a pilling comb or shaver. Some wool garments can be washed on cold wool program while other garments should be hand washed only. Please check the label inside the garment for the accurate way of washing.

Machine wash knitwear: 

  • Wash inside out with similar colours
  • Cold wool or Hand wash program
  • Use mild wool detergent
  • Do not spin
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry

Hand wash knitwear:

  • Wash inside out with similar colours
  • Cold water
  • Use mild wool detergent

Treatment after washing:

  • Shape while wet by hand and dry flat
  • Cool iron inside out with cloth in between
  • Cool iron maximum temperature 110°
  • Shrinkage up to 5% is allowed
  • Keep sharp objects away from delicate knits

 

Polyester (+mix)

Polyester is a generalised term for any fabric or textile, which is made using polyester yarns or fibers It is made by mixing ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid. That all sounds extremely scientific, but basically, polyester is a synthetic material.

Polyester is resistant to shrinking and stretching, as well as wrinkling and abrasions. It is easy to look after and can be washed and dried at home.

  • Turn inside out before washing
  • Cold fine wash
  • Wash with similar colours
  • Do not spin
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Shrinkage of 3-5% is allowed
  • Cool iron on reverse side
  • Keep sharp objects away from this delicate fabric

Check the label of every garment for washing instructions. Your product has been made with love, and it is best to treat it like that too.

 

Silk (+mix)

Silk is a natural fiber known for its luster, shine, strength, and durability. It is warm and cosy in winter, yet cooling when temperatures go higher. Silk is one of the most absorbent fabrics, therefore it handles moisture well in clothing items.

  • Turn inside out before washing
  • Use a laundry net
  • Cold fine silk program
  • Do not spin
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Reshape your garment by ironing while damp
  • Cool iron on reverse side
  • Keep sharp objects away from this delicate fabric

Check the label of every garment for washing instructions. Your product has been made with love, and it is best to treat it like that too.

 

Cotton (+mix)

Cotton is known for its versatility, performance and natural comfort.

Cotton fabric is popular because it’s easy to care for and comfortable year-round. In hot, humid weather, cotton “breathes.” In cold weather, if the fabric remains dry, the fibers keep the body heat.

  • Turn inside out before washing
  • Cold fine wash
  • Wash with similar colours
  • Do not spin
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron on reverse side
  • Shrinkage of 3-5% is allowed
  • Keep sharp objects away from this delicate fabric

Check the label of every garment for washing instructions. Your product has been made with love, and it is best to treat it like that too.

 

Any questions please contact:

In the unlikely event that the label is missing, please contact us at info@dante6.nl for washing instructions or contact Dante6 Head office, phone +31 10 208 08 50.