Wondering if you can wash your dirty Yeezys? Let’s find out!
Since Yeezys have a fabric upper they can be washed to really deep clean them and make them look as good as new. You can wash them both ways, machine wash, and hand wash but it is preferred that you hand wash them just to be safe.
However, all Yeezys have different uppers- while some are completely made with primeknit fabric, others have a mix of other materials in them as well.
If you’re confused as to how to clean your favorite Yeezys, read the article to find out how to clean some of the most popular Yeezys!
Yes, you can wash your Yeezy 350 in the washing machine! Make sure you put them in a laundry bag, set the cycle to normal with cold water, and wash them clean.
Before you put your Yeezy 350s in the washing machine, make sure to remove the insoles. It’s also a good idea to remove as much dirt as you can from the outsoles using a soft cloth or gentle brush.
Once you have removed the insoles and removed dirt, place each shoe into a laundry bag or a pillowcase if you don’t have a laundry bag. Secure it and put it into the washing machine. Set the cycle to normal and make sure you set it to cold water to prevent any damage.
Once the shoes have been washed, make sure you air dry them.
Yes, with the primeknit fabric upper- the Yeezys 350 can easily get wet and are not water-proof. It’s not a smart idea to wear them on a bad weather day.
Yeezy 380s feature a similar primeknit upper like Yeezy 350 so they can be washed the same way in the washing machine as well.
Or if you want, you can also manually clean Yeezy 380s this way:
- Get a soft bristle brush
- Mix some warm water and liquid detergent
- Dip your brush into the water mixture
- Scrub the upper of the shoe by supporting it with your hand from the inside
- Go around the entire shoe scrubbing away the dirt
- Rinse your brush every now and then to make sure you’re scrubbing with a clean brush
- Once you’re done scrubbing, rinse the shoe with cold water
- Let it air dry
Yes, since Yeezy 380 features a primeknit fabric upper they can easily get wet and are not water-resistant.
Since Yeezy 500 have suede, leather, or lycra uppers, it’s better to not put them in the washing machine so they don’t get deshaped. Instead, it’s a better idea to manually clean Yeezy 500.
To manually clean them:
- Mix some warm water with detergent
- Dip a soft cloth into the water
- Clean the dirty areas with the damp cloth
- Wash the cloth from time to time and repeat until the shoe is somewhat clean
- Let them air dry
For suede uppers you can also use a gentle brush dipped in detergent water to clean the surface.
Yeezy 500s with suede or lycra upper can easily get wet, while ones with premium leather upper are less likely to get wet. However, none of the Yeezy 500s are water-repellent so you should avoid wearing them on snowy or rainy days.
But I mean, Yeezy 500s are the cheapest of the lot so if you have to wear any Yeezys in the rain, let them be Yeezy 500s!
The Yeezy 700s come in a variety of different upper materials so you can treat them the same way. However, for the most part, it’s safe to not put them in the washing machine to avoid damaging them.
Each Yeezy 700 model is made with a mixture of different materials that need to be dealt with differently.
Washing the Yeezy 700 V1s
Clean them with a damp cloth dipped in warm water and detergent, wipe with a wet cloth and let them air dry
Washing the Yeezy 700 V2s
Clean the roller knit area with a gentle brush and simply wipe the leather and nubuck areas with a soft cloth. Leave to air dry
Washing the Yeezy 700 V3s
Simply wipe the dirty areas with a damp cloth and let it air dry
Since Yeezy 700s are made with a mixture of materials, they are very much likely to get wet. However, models like Yeezy 700 V3 might get less wet compared to Yeezy 700 V2.
Since most Yeezys like Yeezy 350 and Yeezy 380 have a fabric upper, it’s not a good idea to wear them in the rain since they will easily get wet and no one likes wearing soggy shoes. However, if you’re lucky enough to own the Yeezy 950 boots, you can wear them in the rain.
It’s important to know that a little bit of water won’t necessarily ruin your Yeezys. However, in terms of comfort, wearing them in the rain isn’t a good idea.
The Yeezy 950 is an exception since it’s designed to be water-proof with its Cordura upper and is hence suitable for rainy weather.
Yes, you can make your white ultra boost Yeezys look as good as new by putting them into the washing machine with a little bit of bleach and letting them air dry once they’re clean.
Make sure the cycle settings are the same as those for other Yeezys (normal with cold water) and that you remove the insoles and place them in a laundry bag/pillowcase before washing.
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