Stain advisor

Expert advice on how to get stains out.

Red wine, lipstick, ketchup - some of your favourite things can cause difficult stains. But now you can say goodbye to even the most difficult marks with our comprehensive stain removal guide. Just choose the fabric and the stain type you need to treat. After you have select what caused the stain you see the result below. It's that simple!

Silk generally should be dry cleaned. Always follow garment label instructions when pretreating and laundering your clothes. For colored garments, test an inside seam for colorfastness.

If the garment is washable, treat stain with silk compatible stain remover. If the stain is still visible, apply white vinegar or citric acid solution to the stain. Set for 15 minutes and then rinse. Then wash with Perwoll Balsam Magic and a color safe bleach (if recommended for the garment) in the maximal temperature recommended on the garment label. If dry clean only, take it to the dry cleaner for stain removal.