Care instructions

As you have to wash our products significantly less, you save water, energy and time. Great news right? It gets better: washing less also extend the lifespan of textiles by a factor three.

On average, our customers wear LABFRESH products 3.6 days before washing. When you do wash our products, we recommend that you follow below simple instructions.

Classic shirts

Made of 100% BCI long-staple cotton. Woven in Switzerland and sewn in North Macedonia.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener
- After washing the fabric benefits from ironing or steaming. The heat treatment extends the water repellency technology. Easy care and antibacterial properties are not affected.
- Store on a wooden hanger to prevent creases/stretching of the garment

4-way stretch shirts

Made of 97% recycled PET bottles and 3% Elastane. Woven in Switzerland and sewn in North Macedonia.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener
- Store on a wooden hanger to prevent creases/stretching of the garment

Knitted shirts

Made of 100% 2-ply long-staple cotton. Woven in Portugal and sewn in North Macedonia.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener
- After washing the fabric benefits from ironing or steaming. The heat treatment extends the water repellency technology. The easy care and antibacterial properties are not affected.
- Store on a wooden hanger to prevent creases/stretching of the garments
- vShrinkage: The elastic properties of the shirt shorten in the wash, but can easily be elongated again by gently pulling the shirt back into shape

Casual shirts

Our Oxford shirts are made of 100% Oxford cotton. The Oxford stretch shirts are made of 96% Cotton and 4% Elastane. Woven in Portugal and sewn in North Macedonia.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener- After washing the fabric benefits from ironing or steaming. The heat treatment extends the water repellency technology. The easy care and antibacterial properties are not affected.
- Store on a hanger to prevent creases/stretching of the garments

T-shirts

Made from 95% long-staple cotton and 5% elastane. Woven and sewn in Portugal.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener
- After washing the fabric benefits from ironing or steaming. The heat treatment extends the water repellency technology. The easy care and antibacterial properties are not affected.

Polos

Made from 100% long-staple cotton. Woven and sewn in Portugal.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener
- After washing the fabric benefits from ironing or steaming. The heat treatment extends the water repellency technology. The easy care and antibacterial properties are not affected.

Sweatshirts

Made from 80% Cotton and 20% Polyester. The sweatshirts are woven and sewn in Portugal.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener
- After washing the fabric benefits from ironing or steaming. The heat treatment extends the water repellency technology. The easy care and antibacterial properties are not affected.

Merinos

Made from 100% Merino wool, originated from Australia. The Merinos are designed in Amsterdam and made in China via a British agency.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear, actually our Merinos barely need washing at all
- Wash on a wool programme or at 20-30°C and maximum 600 rpm. Use mild soap and no fabric softener.
- Merino wool dries very quick, right after the cycle finishes, dry flat or on a hanger
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener
- After washing the fabric benefits from ironing or steaming. The heat treatment extends the water repellency technology. The antibacterial properties are not affected.

Pants & Shorts

Made of 50% recycled Polyester, 47% Polyester, and 3% bio based Elastane. Woven in Thailand and sewn in North Macedonia.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener

Trench coats

Made of 78% Cotton, 10% Polyester, 8% Polyurethane, and 4% Spandex. Made in Vietnam. GVS and SA8000 certified.

- Do not wash or tumble dry. Can be dry cleaned.

Undershirts

Made of 47.5% Tencel™, 47.5% Cotton and 5% Elastane. Made in China. All suppliers are OEKO-TEX and BSCI social compliance certified.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at maximum 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener

Socks

Made of 80% cotton, 18% polyester, and 2% elastane. Made in China by a Danish agency. All suppliers are OEKO-TEX and BSCI social compliance certified.

- No need to wash the product before the first wear or after each wear
- Wash or dry clean inside out at maximum 30°C with similar colours
- Do not bleach, tumble dry or use fabric softener