Graduation Regalia Care Instructions

Congratulations on your graduation! To help you keep your graduation regalia looking its best, we have provided some care instructions below. Proper care will ensure that your regalia remains in great condition for future use or as a keepsake. Please read the following guidelines carefully.

1. Cleaning:

  • Before cleaning your regalia, check the care label or instructions provided by the manufacturer.
  • In most cases, spot cleaning is recommended using a mild detergent or stain remover. Gently dab the affected area with a clean cloth or sponge, and avoid rubbing vigorously.
  • If the entire regalia requires cleaning, professional dry cleaning is usually recommended. Consult a reputable dry cleaner experienced in handling graduation regalia.

2. Ironing and Pressing:

  • Use a low-heat setting on your iron when ironing your regalia.
  • Place a clean cloth or pressing cloth over any embroidered or printed areas to protect them from direct heat.
  • Gently press the iron over the fabric, avoiding excessive pressure or prolonged contact in one spot.

3. Storage:

  • Hang your regalia on a sturdy hanger to prevent wrinkles and maintain its shape.
  • Keep the regalia in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Avoid storing it in plastic bags, as they can trap moisture and cause mildew or odors. Instead, use a breathable garment bag.

4. Handling and Transport:

  • When handling your regalia, avoid contact with sharp objects or rough surfaces that may cause snags or tears.
  • Use a protective bag or cover during transport to prevent dust, dirt, or damage.

Frequently Asked Questions

It is generally recommended to avoid machine washing graduation regalia, as it may cause damage or shrinkage. Spot cleaning or professional dry cleaning is preferred.

To remove wrinkles, you can use a steamer or hang the regalia in a bathroom with a hot shower running to allow the steam to gently relax the fabric. Avoid direct ironing on delicate embellishments.

It is advisable to avoid altering or modifying the regalia, as it may affect the overall appearance and fit. Any alterations should be done by a professional experienced in working with graduation regalia.

For specific stain removal, refer to the care label or consult a professional cleaner. Avoid using harsh chemicals or bleach, as they can damage the fabric or decorations.

Yes, with proper care, your graduation regalia can be reused for future graduations or events. Ensure it is stored in a clean and protective manner to maintain its quality.

Remember, following these care instructions will help prolong the lifespan and appearance of your graduation regalia. If you have any additional questions or concerns about caring for your regalia, please feel free to contact our customer service team.