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Product Care

All Papa Don’t Preach products are deliciously hand-crafted using carefully sourced materials of the finest quality.

We would like to make a few recommendations simply as a courtesy to those wishing to care for our products to ensure their longevity and durability through this care guide.

For more information please connect with us directly on customercare@papadontpreach.com or +91 8591293618

and we will be happy to assist you further.

All embellished garments come with care instructions and our ‘Elves & the Dressmaker’ kit with extra beads and embellishments in case your garment needs a little fix-me-up!

 

PRODUCT WARRANTY TIMELINES

  • Indian Garments : 1 year*
  • Shoes, Bags, Jewellery : 6 months*

*Warranty only on hand embroidery. 

 

GARMENT CARE 

How to Store your Papa Don’t Preach Garments ?

  • The garments should be stored in the original garment bags, coverings and pouches provided. 
  • Embroidered garments should be stored in a ventilated space, and not in stuffed attics and basements where air ventilation is limited. Embroidered garments should not be stored in plastic bags and coverings, it can lead to build up of moisture in the clothing causing mildew. 
  • All the garments should be stored in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight.  
  • Heavy weighted garments such as bridal lehengas and jumpsuits (which might be too heavy to hang) must be folded with acid-free tissue paper placed in between the folds. Hanged storage of heavy weighted garments can lead the fabric to stretch and distort from its original form. 

Fabric Care 

  • The garments should not be placed in direct yellow light, spotlight and sunlight, to avoid discoloration. 
  • Make sure to steam iron only on the reverse side of the fabric to avoid damage and distortion of the fabric.
  • Do Not use flat iron, only steam iron must be used to iron the fabrics. 

Cleaning Instructions 

  • All embroidered and non-embroidered garments must be Dry Cleaned Only

 

SHOES CARE 

How to Store your Shoes by Papa Don’t Preach ?

  • Always use the up-cycled Dust Bag provided and store the shoes in a cool and dry space, void of moisture, and away from direct light and/or heat and extreme temperatures.
  • Ensure the shoes are well ventilated before storage and are stored in such a way the accessories are not pulling on any outer fabrication of the shoes. 
  • Being naturally delicate fabrics, we recommend storage that’s safe from rain, alcohol, oil and other liquids.

Fabric Care 

  • Papa Don’t Preach uses luxuriously smooth fabrics, sourced and inspected for the highest quality, lustre and durability. Being naturally delicate fabrics, keep away from rain, alcohol, oil and other liquids.

 

Cleaning Instructions

  • You can gently remove surface dirt by using a clean, dry, soft cloth.
  • Never Attempt to clean your shoes with soap or water.
  • If your shoes become wet, allow them to dry naturally away from any direct source of heat. 

 

BAGS/BELTS CARE 

How to Store your Papa Don’t Preach Bags/Belts ?

  • Always use the up-cycled Dust Bag provided and store the bags/belts in a cool and dry space, void of moisture, and away from direct light and/or heat and extreme temperatures.
  • The attachments must be void of moisture and away from water, rain, alcohol, chlorine and/or any other liquids to avoid rusting and discoloration. 
  • Being naturally delicate fabrics, we recommend storage that’s safe from rain, alcohol, oil and other liquids. 
  • We would recommend to air your Faux leather and Embroidered bags once in 10 days to keep it from tarnishing. 

Fabric Care

  • Papa Don’t Preach uses faux leather, velvets and luxuriously smooth fabrics, sourced and inspected for the highest quality, lustre and durability and good care and storage as per instructions provided will elongate its life.

Cleaning Instructions

  • You can gently remove surface dirt by using a clean, dry, soft cloth.
  • If your bag becomes wet, allow it to dry naturally away from any direct source of heat. 

 

JEWELLERY CARE 

How to Store your Papa Don’t Preach Jewellery ?

  • Always store the jewellery in a cool and dry space, void of moisture, and away from direct light and/or heat and extreme temperatures. 
  • We recommend storage that’s safe from rain, alcohol, oil and other liquids.
  • The air around us is what makes metal tarnish. Store the product in an airtight box/Ziploc.

Cleaning Instructions

  • We highly recommend that you wipe down your pieces with a lint free cloth if required.
  • Do not use any jewellery cleaner made for silver,gold or platinum. It is harsh for plated materials.

Usage

  • Put Your Jewellery on after you put your clothes on and take it off before you take your clothes off. We suggest this because chemicals found in common substances such as hairspray, cosmetics, perfumes, and lotions can permanently damage your pieces. 
  • Never wear your jewellery in the Pool or at a Spa as chlorinated water can react with the materials we use. 
  • For Brooch - People with a Pacemaker are advised not to wear these, as the magnetic field may affect the heart rate and it's variability.

 

EMBROIDERY CARE 

  • All embroidered products must be stored in a cool, dry space, void of moisture, rain, oil, liquids and any other liquids. 
  • Exposure to steam and heat must be refrained to avoid discoloration and rusting. 
  • Exposure to Detergent, soap, toothpaste, etc must be avoided. 
  • Make sure the embroidery is not in regular contact with hard surfaces, which will scratch or wear down the plating or enameling.

  

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