Due to the delicate nature of swim fabric, to ensure your Melissa Odabash swim & beach wear stays in perfect condition, we advise that most pieces bought from our website are handwashed with a very mild detergent, reshaped whilst wet & laid flat to dry, away from strong sunlight. Some of our cotton pieces can be machine washed on a delicate cycle, however we still advise handwashing to be the best method. For any further advice in regards to care of your Melissa Odabash pieces, please contact Shop@Odabash.com