anything but

“Please wear it with maximum care and wash it under 30 degrees Celsius warm water with soft detergent. Tap it first with a towel then lay it flat to dry.”

“Hand wash: do not wringe to remove water. Place it first in a sponge towel and then dry flat. Soft cool ironing on inside out garment. Avoid low cost dry cleaning services that would not guarantee optimum results.”

- care labels on clothing from Zadig & Voltaire, as reported on The New York Times

Are they serious? I would never buy anything this high maintenance because the thought of all that care would put me off wearing it. I think a fab washing machine (the tumbling kind) plus good detergent (suitable for delicates) should be good enough for anyone. Unless you have many maids.

Read article here.


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