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How to wash your Rothy’s shoes.

Can you wash your shoes in the washing machine? With Rothy’s, the answer is always yes. From our sneakers to our flats, you can clean your shoes up after every adventure—so they stay looking as good as new. Here’s how to wash each of our styles.  

Women’s Flats

(The FlatThe Point, The Square and The Mary Jane

  1. Slip out your insoles.
  2. Toss your insoles and shoes into the washing machine. 
  3. Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
  4. No heat, please—always let your shoes and insoles air dry. 

 

Women’s & Mens’ Loafers

(The Loafer, The Driver and The Driving Loafer)

  1. Slip out your insoles.
  2. Toss your insoles and loafers into the washing machine. 
  3. Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
  4. No heat, please—always let your shoes and insoles air dry. 

 

Women’s & Men’s Sneakers

(The Sneaker, The Chelsea, The Lace Up and The RS01 Sneaker)

  1. Slip out the contoured footbed or the insoles, in the case of The Sneaker and The Chelsea.
  2. For The Sneaker and The Chelsea, set aside the midsoles before washing—that’s the cushy insert between the insoles and the base of the shoe. 
  3. Toss your footbed and sneakers into the washing machine. 
  4. Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
  5. No heat, please—always let your shoes and footbed air dry. 

For The Sneaker and The Chelsea, 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.

 

Women’s Seasonal Shoes

(The Square Wrap

  1. We recommend removing the ankle ties prior to washing. If you have a wash bag, you can place them in it and toss the bag into the washing machine. 
  2. Slip out insoles. Pop shoes and insoles into the washing machine.
  3. Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
  4. No heat, please—always let your shoes air dry.  

 

Kids Loafers & Sneakers

(The Kids Loafer, The Kids Sneaker and The Kids Strap Sneaker)

  1. Slip out insoles.
  2. Toss insoles and loafers into the washing machine. 
  3. Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
  4. No heat, please—always let shoes and insoles air dry. 
 

Now that you know how to clean your Rothy’s shoes, you can head on any adventure without worry. Wear, wash and love your shoes. Repeat as needed.

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

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