how to take care of a puffer

How to take care of your puffer coat?

21 January, 2020

To keep your favourite puffer looking as best as possible (while also keeping you warm) you should clean, care and store it correctly until spring comes around. Here’s how!

how to take care of a puffer coat


How often should I wash a puffer coat?

It’s not advisable to wash a puffer coat more than twice each season.

How to wash a puffer?

  1. Preparation.
  2. Empty out all of the pockets, close the zippers and turn it inside out.

    Tip! Lubricate the zipper with gel to prevent it from rusting.


  3. Machine or hand-wash.
  4. Since it’s such a large garment, washing it by hand can be somewhat tedious and inconvenient; you would need a large container or do it in the bathtub.

  5. Cold water.
  6. If you use the washing machine, choose a cold program and put only the coat in the machine without any other pieces so it’s not squashed with other clothing and it gets a proper wash.

  7. Long program with spin dry to prevent damage.

  9. You can use the dryer to dry the puffer coat.
  10. Choose a delicate spin program.

    Tip! Insert 2 or 3 tennis balls into the dryer to help the jacket return to its full loft.


  11. If you let it dry out, remember to shake it every 2-3 hours.

    How to store

    Fold, but don’t crush it. Hang to avoid pressing it against other garments.

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