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Must I dry clean it?

post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
I picked up a Barry Bricken linen casual shirt today that is, ostensibly, "Dry Clean Only". As it's 100% linen must I, in fact, dry clean it? Could I not wash it on gentle and hang dry like I do all my nicer shirts?
post #2 of 6
Gentle wash and line dry works for me.
post #3 of 6
I wash gentle in cold water and drip dry. Iron the shirt while still damp for best results.
post #4 of 6
Care labels are to protect the maker, not the garment. If the drycleaner ruins it, the drycleaner is on the hook. If you clean it.... I wash our linen shirts and iron them damp.
post #5 of 6
Do you have small children ... in case the label is correct?
post #6 of 6
Thread Starter 
Okay, shirt was washed in cold water on gentle cycle, ironed damp. All seems well. Just in case, I have my five year old and two year old in waiting...
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