Clothing Care Hub

A woman posing in a multicoloured bamboo blend kimono 22/11/2022

How To Care For Bamboo Fabric 

As we look to make more sustainable choices with our wardrobes, eco-friendly fabrics are becoming increasingly popular.  Bamboo fabric has been around for years, but it’s only recently that we’re seeing a rise in the popularity of bamboo clothing. Soft to the touch, highly absorbent and porous to help regulate body temperature, bamboo clothing is good at resisting lint and pet fur, drapes well over the body and doesn’t easily wrinkle.  At Jayley, we’ve recently launched our own line of bamboo clothing, including our bamboo faux fur coats and jackets... Read More

a woman wiping a pink leather handbag with a wipe 05/09/2022

How To Care For Leather

Leather is one of the most durable and hard-wearing fabrics, but it does need a little TLC from time to time to preserve its amazing quality. A popular material for core wardrobe items such as leather jackets, handbags and gloves, leather is loved for its long lifespan, which you can easily extend with some day-to-day care and maintenance. At Jayley, we want to encourage you to love your core wardrobe staples and to help you do your utmost to keep them from heading to landfill. That’s why we’ve pulled together... Read More

a sheet of pink silk material 05/09/2022

How To Care For Silk

Silk is a luxurious fabric that, if cared for correctly, will give you a lifetime of wear. Silk is a protein and is full of natural fibres, and as a result, it requires specific care and attention to keep it looking at its absolute best. At Jayley, we want to ensure that your silk clothes and accessories last a lifetime. That’s why we’ve pulled together this helpful guide on how to care for your silk garments. Including everything from washing to drying and storage, we’ll give you the tools you’ll... Read More

A sheet of faux suede material 24/06/2022

How To Care For Faux Suede

Suede is a luxurious and delicate fabric that commands a high price.  However, you don’t have to spend a fortune on suede clothing to enjoy its soft texture and beautiful drape. Faux suede items look and feel just like the real thing but are more affordable and animal-friendly.  Even though faux suede is less expensive, it still requires special care and attention to keep it looking its best. So if you’re thinking of adding one or two faux suede pieces to your wardrobe this season, read on for some top... Read More

pairs of cashmere socks 10/05/2022

How To Care For Cashmere

Cashmere is the epitome of style and is a fabric that, when cared for correctly, will provide a lifetime of wear.  Often used on its own or blended with other high-quality fabrics, it’s durable and versatile when given care and attention. Our guide on caring for cashmere offers all of the help you’ll need to keep your latest cashmere items looking as good as new for years to come. From tips on washing to storing and general maintenance, it’s never been easier to look after your favourite cashmere clothes and... Read More

how to clean your fur coat 19/04/2022

How To Care For Natural Fur

Whether you’ve picked up a vintage fur coat or you’ve just invested in a brand new one, it’s important to spend some time learning how to care for and store it so that you can enjoy wearing it for years to come. More difficult to maintain than faux fur, natural fur needs professional cleaning, regular maintenance and specific temperature levels when stored to keep it in top condition.  For all of our top tips on the best ways to care for your fur coat, read on to find out more!... Read More

what is faux fur 19/04/2022

What is faux fur?

An alternative to real fur, faux fur is a warm, durable and versatile fabric commonly used in fashion to make outerwear and accessories.  With its ethical advantages over real fur, faux fur provides stylish wearability whilst being completely animal friendly. Read on to discover everything you’ve ever needed to know about faux fur! Table of contents: What is faux fur made from? Why is faux fur bad? Is faux fur animal-friendly? Why is faux fur so expensive? Is faux fur worse than real fur? What is ethical fur? Is faux... Read More

how to clean faux fur 10/03/2022

How To Care For Faux Fur

If you’ve invested in a stunning faux fur coat, you’ll want to keep it at its best for seasons to come. Faux fur requires a little bit of care and attention to keep it in good condition. Not as demanding as real fur, which requires dry cleaning, faux fur is more resistant to insect damage and is easily cleaned at home.  Whether you decide to hand wash your faux fur or put it in the machine, we’ve pulled together our top tips to help you prep, clean, dry and store... Read More