It’s been almost an entire year since the last Oktoberfest but your Lederhosen is still tucked away in the corner. The stains and smells from last year’s Oktoberfest still linger on it and you just can’t bring yourself to tackle it. But Oktoberfest 2019 is just a few months away and you are going to need your Lederhosen to attend the Weisn this year in Munich. After all, genuine leather made Lederhosen does not come cheap and it would be much more economical to take care of your original Lederhosen than to buy a new one.
If you are not exactly sure how to take care of your Lederhosen, then you have come to the right place. We have prepared a handy guide to allow you to clean and maintain your Lederhosen yourself without resorting to professional help. The stigma around Lederhosen is that it gets ruined easily, but if it is made from genuine leather then that is not the case. In fact men’s Lederhosen were designed to be durable and comfortable so you can wear it and clean it without fear as long as you follow the guidelines.
So here are the various steps you can follow to take care of your Lederhosen after wearing it to Oktoberfest.
Use Brush to Clean Dust off Lederhosen
Munich Oktoberfest takes place in the Oktoberfest Grounds and there are plenty of tents for you to visit. However, that also means you can get dust on your Lederhosen if you sit down on the ground. Yet cleaning dust off authentic Lederhosen is quite easy if you know what you are doing.
Simply grab a brush with microfibers and scrub the spot where the Lederhosen are dusty. The great thing about genuine leather Lederhosen is that the texture makes it easy to clean and brush off the dust. Using water to clean moderate amount of dust is a bad idea because it is unnecessary and the leather can also become fringed.
Spot Clean Your Lederhosen for Small Stains
In case you spilled some sauce onto your Lederhosen, you can go for spot cleaning. Spot cleaning refers to cleaning a particular spot on the Lederhosen with a cleaning agent. You won’t have to get the Lederhosen unnecessarily wet using this method and it will effective in removing a concentrated stain from your Lederhosen.
Hand Wash Lederhosen in Lukewarm Water
In case the Lederhosen require intensive cleaning, you can hand wash them in a bowl of lukewarm water to remove serious stains. However, before you do it is advisable to check the tag on the Lederhosen. Usually the quality and the color of Lederhosen determine to what extent they can be exposed to water or intensive cleaning methods. It is advisable to check these factors when purchasing the Lederhosen for sale.
Once you have decided to wash the Lederhosen, it is imperative only lukewarm water is used and not hot water. Hot water would ruin the leather. Secondly, you need to use specially designed detergent which can clean leather. This will allow the best cleaning of your Lederhosen.
Dry Lederhosen at Room Temperature
After you have washed your Lederhosen in lukewarm water, it is time to dry it. This stage is more crucial than most people realize since it determines whether the Lederhosen will get back into its original shape or not. If the Lederhosen are dried slowly at room temperature and their position is changed regularly then the Lederhosen will regain their original shape. Otherwise, the leather will become fringed and scuffed.
You can purchase the best Lederhosen for sale online at the Lederhosen Store where we offer an endless variety in the color and designs of the Lederhosen. We also offer Lederhosen for women, which come with floral embroidery and beautiful brown and beige colors. You can clean these Lederhosen with the method described above and prepare yourself fully for Oktoberfest 2019