If you want to keep the shine and uniformity of your leather intact, entrust its cleaning to a specialist.
Before and after each wash, run an empty cycle to remove any detergent residue from the drum.
Use a very small amount of mild detergent, always liquid, and put it in the machine drawer (and not directly in the drum).
Wash your leather alone, cold and right side up, with a short, delicate program.
Lay your garment flat then iron on a low setting, on the reverse side.
An even gentler iron on the right side can restore luster and shine to garments made from dipped lambskin. You still have to use a pattemouille between the iron and the leather.
With washing and depending on its base color, your garment will fade.
The washout is always greater on highly pigmented colors, lighter on dark and very light colors.
With time and washing, leather develops a patina.
Do not use detergent powder, capsules, or tablets - only liquid detergent.
Do not let your leather soak in the drum of the machine, take it out immediately at the end of the cycle.
Do not hang your garment after washing, but lay it flat.
Do not expose your leather to the sun for prolonged periods.
Do not wash your leather by hand.
Do Not Tumble Dry
If there are colored mottles or white marks after washing, rewash your garment without detergent. Note that if these marks are due to bleach residue in your drum or if you used too much detergent when washing, these white marks will unfortunately not come away.
In the event of a greasy stain, apply Sommières earth (100% natural clay) to your garment laid flat.
Leave it on overnight. Repeat the operation until maximum absorption.
In the event of a wine stain, blot with colorless absorbent paper then machine wash (however, it all depends on the tannin content of the wine).
In the event of an ink or marker stain, erase (gently) the stained surface.
VENTCOUVERT is not responsible for damage due to inappropriate treatment of its clothing.