Caribbean Sea Island cotton provides a natural silky shine, rivaling the softest cashmere. Due to the fine nature of this cotton, it is essential to take extra special care with your t-shirt to make sure it looks as beautiful as it did on the first wear. We provide every Cottongin t-shirt with a laundering instructions magnet where you can find all the information on how to care.
Machine wash: 40С
Turn your t-shirt inside out and wash by hand
or in a washing machine on a delicate,
wool or hand wash cycle at a temperature no higher than 40 degrees. We recommend using a 30 degrees cycle. Use a low or short spin cycle. Avoid washing with heavy fabrics, such as jeans, towels, terry cloth,
and fleece, or with sharp items such as zippers,
which can tangle and damage the fiber.
Do not bleach
Use a gentle, sulfate-free detergent.
Strong chemical detergents, bleach,
and whiteners can damage Sea Island cotton fibers.
Do not tumble dry
Do not wring, twist or tumble-dry your t-shirt to prevent cotton fibers from breaking.
Remove the excess moisture by shaking off the moisture with hands then lay the t-shirt flat or hang on a hanger to let it air dry naturally.
Keep your garment out of direct sunlight and heat, as the warm temperature affects the composition of the fabric and can damage the color.
Frequently asked questions
Wash your Cottongin t-shirts separately.
Wash your Cottongin t-shirts separately from heavier items, like towels, denim, or fleece, to prevent abrasion and damage to cotton fiber. For the same reason, separate Cottongin t-shirts from clothing with zippers and buttons.
How to keep your white Cottongin t-shirts white?
Wash your white Cottongin t-shirts separately. If you want your white t-shirts to stay brilliant and bright, don't mix them with any other colors, even off-whites, to prevent any color leaching.
How to remove stains from your Cottongin t-shirt?
Always scoop or blot any excess spills quickly using a dabbing action and a clean cloth or an absorbent towel. To treat a stain, apply small quantities of mild soap or detergent to the stain and blot well. Do not rub with a clean tissue after each application. Work carefully to release stain from edge to center. More stubborn stains may require a commercial stain remover, but you should avoid using chlorine bleach-based products.
How to properly store your Cottongin t-shirt?
Hang your Cottongin t-shirts in a wardrobe out of direct sunlight. To hang your t-shirts, use wide hangers and insert the hanger from the bottom up to avoid stretching around the neck.
Does Cottongin t-shirt fade in color?
Caribbean Sea Island cotton is the best cotton on Earth, in terms of softness, strength, and superior characteristics. Its fibers are extremely durable and less prone to fading.
The color maintains vivid and vibrant over dozen times longer compared to other kinds of cotton.
Important: Do not wring, twist or tumble-dry your t-shirt to prevent cotton fibers from breaking and fading. Keep your garment out of direct sunlight and heat, as the warm temperature affects the composition of the fabric and can damage the color.
Does Cottongin t-shirt shrink?
To prevent inordinate shrinkage, we pre-wash cotton fibers before tailoring. That allows reducing shrinkage from 20% down to 2-5%. You can expect minor shrinking when laundered but not enough to change the sizing.
Important: To prevent shrinkage, wash your Cottongin t-shirt on a delicate, wool, or hand wash cycle at a temperature no higher than 40 degrees. Use a low or short spin cycle and do not tumble dry. on a hanger to let it air dry naturally. Keep your garment out of direct sunlight and heat, as the warm temperature.
Is Caribbean Sea Island cotton more durable than other kinds of cotton?
Caribbean Sea Island Cotton distinguish from all other species of cotton thanks to its unique characteristics: the considerable staple length of the fiber and the high fiber strength. These qualities provide not only legendary comfort but greater longevity as well. In contrast to other kinds of cotton, Caribbean Sea Island cotton does not suffer from inordinate shrinkage and rapid degradation. Its durable surface is barely affected by multiple washing, resists wear, and rather smooths over time.