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Has anyone WASHED a pair of Banana Republic Sloan trousers?
I have a couple of pairs and wear them to work a lot, but they're dry clean only. It's a pain and expensive. Has anyone ever washed a pair on a cold wash?? They're made of 56% Viscose rayon; 39% cotton; 5% elastane.
I wash mine. The truth is that, over time, they do start to look slightly less good. But I figure that I will buy news ones when they no longer look smart enough. I use them a work trousers and get a lot of use out of them - needing to dry clean makes them a lot less useful so I'd rather take the hit that after a year or os of being thrown in the washing machine they might need to be replaced.
Thank you all - I love MN! <may have had couple of glasses of wine> Even if they end up a bit faded eventually, every 6 times I dry clean them I could buy a new pair for the money I've paid in dry cleaning!