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How to wash your Rothy’s.

Have you done your laundry yet? From our shoes to our bags, everything we make is machine washable. We’ve always believed in designing products that are built to last—so you can rest easy knowing your sustainable staples will stay with you for the long haul. 


While you can pop all your Rothy's in the washing machine, there are a few different ways that they like to clean up. Find the styles you’re looking for below—and get ready to take them for a spin. 

SHOES 

  • How to wash Women's Flats
  • (The Flat, The Loafer, The Mary Jane, The Point, The Square)

      

  • How to wash Women’s Sneakers
  • (The Chelsea, The Sneaker, The Lace Up)

      

  • How to wash Women’s Sandals
  • (The Flip Flop, The Knot, The Wrap Sandal)

     

    BAGS 

  • How to wash Bigger Bags
  • (The Bucket Bag, The Handbag, The Essential Tote, The Pail, The Rope Tote)

     

  • How to wash Smaller Bags
  • (The Belt Bag, The Dual-Zip Crossbody, The Mini Handbag, The Saddle Bag, The Tassel Clutch)

     

  • How to wash Organizers & Accessories
  • (The Catchalls, The Continental Wallet, The Essential Pouch, The Portfolio, The Vanity Set)

     

  • How to wash Travel Bags
  • (The Overnighter, The Weekender)

     

    MASKS

  • How to wash Adult Masks
  • How to wash Kids Masks
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    SHOES

    Women’s Flats (The Flat, The Loafer, The Mary Jane, The Point and The Square)

     

    Step one: Slip out your insoles.
    Step two: Toss them, along with your shoes, into the washing machine.
    Step three: Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
    Step four: No heat, please—always let your shoes and insoles air dry.

     

    Women’s Sneakers (The Chelsea, The Sneaker and The Lace Up)

    Step one: Slip out your insoles and midsoles—that’s the cushy insert between the insoles and the inside base of The Chelsea and The Sneaker.
    Step two: Place your midsoles to the side.*
    Step three: Toss your insoles and shoes into the washing machine.
    Step four: Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
    Step five: No heat, please—always let your shoes and insoles air dry.

    *If you’d like to clean the midsoles, we recommend hand washing them. Fill a sink or a tub with cold water, and use your hands to gently rub them with a mild detergent. Make sure to completely submerge and rinse them off. Lastly, don’t forget to fully air dry your midsoles before you slip them back in your shoes.

     

    Step one: Slip out contoured footbed.
    Step two: Tie shoelaces in a bow (if you’d like to keep things extra-neat).
    Step three: Pop shoes and footbed into washing machine.
    Step four: Use cold water, mild detergent and let air dry.
    Step five: Avoid heat, please. Never put them in the dryer.

     

    Women's Sandals (The Flip Flop, The Knot, The Wrap Sandal)

    Step one: Toss your sandals into the washing machine.
    Step two: Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
    Step three: No heat, please—always let your shoes and insoles air dry.

    Pro tip: If you don’t want to run a full cycle, you can spot clean your sandals. Simply take a toothbrush and gently scrub your shoes with a drop of mild detergent. Wipe them down with a clean, damp towel—and as always, don’t forget to fully air dry before you slip them on again.

     

    BAGS

    Bigger Bags: The Bucket Bag, The Handbag, The Essential Tote, The Pail and The Rope Tote

    Step one: Remove the base insert and place it, alongside your bag, inside the accompanying wash bag.
    Step two: Toss the wash bag into the washing machine.
    Step three: Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
    Step four: No heat, please—always let your bag air dry.

     

    Step one: Place your bag into the accompanying wash bag.
    Step two: Toss the wash bag into the washing machine.
    Step three: Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
    Step four: No heat, please—always let your bag air dry.

     

    Smaller Bags: The Belt Bag, The Dual-Zip Crossbody, The Mini Handbag, The Saddle Bag and The Tassel Clutch

    Step one: Place your bag into the accompanying wash bag.
    Step two: Toss the wash bag into the washing machine.
    Step three: Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
    Step Four: No heat, please—always let your bag air dry.

     

    Organizers & Accessories: The Catchalls, The Continental Wallet, The Essential Pouch, The Portfolio and The Vanity Set

    Step one: Pop your bag or accessory into the washing machine.
    Step two: Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
    Step three: No heat, please—always let your bag air dry.

     

    Travel Bags: The Overnighter and The Weekender

    Step one: Remove the base insert and place it, alongside your bag, inside the accompanying wash bag.
    Step two: Place the wash bag into the washing machine.
    Step three: As these styles are our roomiest yet, check that the wash bag is properly spread in the washer so it gets a thorough clean.
    Step four: Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
    Step five: No heat, please. Let your bag air dry.

     

    MASKS

    Masks: Adult Masks and Kids Masks

    Step one: Pop mask into the wash.
    Step two: Use cold water and mild detergent.
    Step three: Air dry only—do not place masks in the clothes dryer.
    Step four: Allow mask to dry completely after washing and/or between uses.

    Now you can look as good as new after every adventure. Wear, wash and love your favorites. Repeat as needed.

    P.S. If you have one of our soft merino styles, you might want to check out this post on how to keep them clean.

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