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Merino wool care 101.

Merino wool care 101.

Laundry day is looking extra cozy. At Rothy’s, we’re all about making machine-washable styles that are built to last—and our merino wool shoes are no different.

While you can pop them in the washing machine, there are a few different ways that these silhouettes like to clean up. Here’s how to care for each of your feel-good favorites whenever they need a quick refresh.

 

MERINO SLIPPERS

(The Slipper, The Scuff Slipper and The Men’s Slipper)

  1. Slip out sherpa insoles.
  2. Pop slippers & insoles into the washing machine.
  3. Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
  4. No heat, please—always let your slippers and insoles air dry.
  5. As wool is a delicate natural fiber, we suggest using a shoe tree when drying (this helps your shoe keep its shape).

Pro tip: Weigh down the insoles with your shoes to prevent curling while they dry. 

 

MERINO BOOTS

(The Utility Boot, The Ankle Boot and The Chelsea Boot)

  1. Slip out insoles.
  2. Pop shoes & insoles into the washing machine.
  3. Use cold water, mild detergent and the delicate cycle.
  4. No heat, please—always let your slippers and insoles air dry.
  5. As wool is a delicate natural fiber, we suggest using a shoe tree when drying (this helps your shoe keep its shape).

Pro tip: Weight down the insoles with your shoes to prevent curling while they dry. 

 

MERINO SNEAKERS

(The RS01 Sneaker, The Monty)

  1. Slip out contoured footbed.
  2. Tie shoelaces together (if you’d like to keep things neat).
  3. Toss shoes and footbed into the washing machine.
  4. Use cold water, mild detergent and let air dry.
  5. As wool is a delicate natural fiber, we suggest using a shoe tree when drying.
  6. Avoid heat, please. Never put them in the dryer.

Pro tip: Weigh down the insoles with your shoes to prevent curling while they dry. 

  

There you have it. Now you can stay fresh on your feet in super soft staples.

P.S. If you need washing tips for our classic shoes and bags, we’ve got you covered.

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