How to clean sequins, silk and feathers

How to clean sequins, silk and feathers

When you choose a fine piece of clothing to add some glamour to your wardrobe, giving it as long a life span as possible is likely to be a top priority. A garment made from silk, sequins and feathers can require a little bit of extra care and maintenance as these delicate materials can become easily damaged if not cared for properly. Read this guide from NADINE MERABI to find out how to clean a sequin dress and how to clean your feather or silk clothes.

How to clean a sequin dress

When considering how to clean a sequin dress, it is important to be particularly careful. This is because you ideally want the sequins to stay glistening and not fade. By being rough with your sequined clothing, you can undo the threading that holds the sequins together. So follow these tips to keep your dress in top condition.

This tip goes for all of your delicate clothing, so it’s important to establish this first. The best place to start is to check what the care label recommends when washing and caring for your sequined clothing. This is useful to find out what specific temperature you can wash your dress at. There may also be a particular setting, usually the ’delicate’ or ‘gentle’ setting for fragile clothing, that it recommends you should wash your dress at.

Though it’s a bit of an inconvenience, choose to wash your sequin clothing by hand to ensure it is treated as delicately as possible. Use gentle washing powder and be sure to allow your clothing to soak for at least five minutes before carefully swishing it through the water.

Cleaning a silk dress

Want to learn how to clean your silk clothes? Simply follow these tips.

When cleaning your silk dress, it is best to be as careful as possible with it as silk is particularly notable for its delicateness. Similar to a sequin dress, wash it by hand in a small tub with gentle detergent. This time, lightly agitate the dress in the water for around three to five minutes and rinse it well. Squeeze out any excess water with care as wringing out silk clothing can cause damage to the material.

How to clean feather clothes

Of all these delicate materials, you must treat your feather clothing with significant care as this tends to be the material that can become easily ruined if you aren’t careful. In a similar way to the other materials, hand wash your feather dress and under no circumstances scrub them as they will become damaged.

When drying out your clothing, a feather dress can sometimes be left to air dry. Though, some types of feathers (such as ostrich feathers) benefit from being blow-dried on a low setting to give them longevity.

Hopefully, you’re now clued up on how to clean your feather clothes and other delicate pieces!

Pull off staggering looks in your delicate clothing

Now that you know how to clean your feather clothes and other delicate items, it’s time to get out there and show off your style!

At NADINE MERABI, we have an excellent selection of silk, sequinned and feathered clothing. Our clothing range is designed with care and made by hand to be looked after for a long time. Add some new items to your wardrobe with these luxurious materials to turn heads and impress at your next gathering.

Interested in getting some sequined clothing? We have sequins aplenty at NADINE MERABI, so you’re sure to find some sequin-chic across our entire collection. For something more specific, we wholeheartedly recommend the CELINA gold dress. Your sartorial flair certainly won’t go unnoticed in this selection, as it features a shimmering sequin from the bodice right down to the flashy floor sweeping drape.

A woman stood on a staircase wearing a gold dress

For supreme, plush silk clothing, we have many options for you to choose from. Our DARCIE pyjama range features a sumptuous blend of silk and satin for maximum comfort and the luxurious feel you deserve.

Not only is our pyjama range made for comfort, but we designed it for you to look fabulous while relaxing. There’s never a reason to not look incredible, even when you’re simply lounging around! With a feather trim to the cuff on both the trousers and shirt as well as diamante buttons, you can relax in style in our premium pyjamas. Choose from our wide range of colours and choose the pair best-suited for your tastes.

A woman stood on a staircase wearing red silk pyjamas

If you’re a fan of feathered dresses, you’ve come to the right place. The EVIE pink dress is the perfect choice if you’re planning a night out with friends or attending a high-class birthday party. This dress is highlighted by an asymmetric feather hemline and a beaded pearl mesh to leave your friends in awe. Feel empowered in this figure-hugging dress and show the world that it’s all about you.

A woman stood wearing a beaded pearl mesh pink dress with a feather hemline

Cruise dresses at NADINE MERABI

Now you know how to clean your sequin dress and other delicate clothing, you can rest assured that your garments will last for years to come. If you would like to browse clothing in these gorgeous materials, there’s plenty of feather, sequin and silk clothing to choose from at NADINE MERABI, like our wide selection of shorts, tops, suits, and much more.

You can also find specific occasional clothing, such as for brides, bridesmaids, honeymoons, and more. Every NADINE MERABI piece is made by hand using the finest quality materials and exceptional craftsmanship to ensure these pieces last for a lifetime.

If you have any questions about our range of clothing or would like to check up on your order, do not hesitate to contact us or email us at

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