Washing Instructions for Men's Acorn Slippers

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Things You'll Need

  • Washing machine

  • Laundry detergent

  • Cloths

  • Soft-bristled brush

Acorn is a company that manufactures and sells. They specialize in making shoes that are comfortable. Making sure these shoes last as long as possible requires regular care and maintenance. Washing the shoes is necessary to keeping them clean. Choose a cleaning method, based on the type of slipper you own.

Fleece and Terrycloth Slippers

Step 1

Fill the washing machine with cold water and adjust it for a gentle cycle.

Step 2

Add detergent to the water, according to the detergent manufacturer's directions.

Step 3

Remove any inserts or insoles you may have put in the slippers.

Step 4

Put the slippers in the washing machine.

Step 5

Close the washing machine lid and let it run the full cycle.

Step 6

Remove the shoes and place them in the dryer on low heat, until they are completely dry.

Knit, Tweed, or Sock Slippers

Step 1

Mix two drops laundry detergent with one cup of cold water. Mix until the water is sudsy.

Step 2

Dip a cloth into the soapy water and rub it over the surface of the slipper to remove dirt and debris. Rinse the cloth and apply more solution as needed.

Step 3

Let the slippers air dry. Don't place them in direct sunlight or on a heat source, as it may change the shape.

Suede Slippers

Step 1

Soak a clean cloth in cold water. Wring out the cloth so that it is slightly damp.

Step 2

Rub the cloth over the slipper to remove surface dirt and debris. Rinse the cloth as often as needed, but always wring it out as much as possible.

Step 3

Brush the suede with a soft-bristled brush to revive the nap. Brush until the suede is dry.


Kaye Wagner

Kaye Wagner has been working in the fields of journalism and public relations since 2006 and is a recipient of a National Hearst Award. She is particularly interested in home-and-garden projects, as well as beauty and fashion writing. An avid traveler, she also writes travel reviews and guides. Wagner earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Brigham Young University.