How to Care for a Silk Burberry Scarf

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Burberry products are famous for their high quality and for their elegance, and Burberry silk scarves are no exception. These scarves feature a soft, luxurious texture that makes them very comfortable to wear. In order to ensure that silk Burberry scarves remain in excellent condition, it is important to care for them properly, which you can do by following a few simple steps.

Cleaning a Silk Burberry Scarf

Machine-washing a silk Burberry scarf is likely to damage the material, so avoid it. Perhaps the best way to clean any silk scarf is to take it to the dry cleaner for professional washing and ironing. However, hand washing is also an option. If there are any stains on the scarf, start by using a stain remover. Apply a small amount of stain remover to a cotton swab and gently test it on a small corner of the scarf. If colour comes off onto the cotton swab, use a gentler stain remover or water the stain remover down and try again. If no colour comes off on the swab, cover the stain with a thin layer of stain remover. Next, fill a sink with warm water and add a small amount of laundry detergent for delicate fabric. Place the scarf in the water and swirl it around for a few minutes. After that, rinse it under a gentle stream of cool water until no soap remains on the fabric.

Drying and Ironing a Silk Burberry Scarf

To dry the scarf, start by squeezing it softly to remove excess water. Next, lay it down on a towel, roll it up inside the towel, and squeeze the towel gently. Once the scarf is only damp to the touch, put the scarf on an ironing board and turn the iron to the lowest possible setting. Next, pass it over the back of the scarf. Avoid pushing down too hard, or holding the iron in any one spot for longer than a second or two. The scarf will likely be completely dry within just a few minutes.

Storing a Silk Burberry Scarf

It is important to store your silk Burberry scarf away from direct sunlight, because sunlight damages the delicate fabric and causes the colours to fade. Folding a scarf may cause it to crease along the fold lines. Instead, it is a good idea to roll the scarf up, or hang it up. Ideally, you should store the scarf in a well-ventilated wardrobe or drawer, so that the fabric stays fresh.

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