Long ago were the days when velvet was accessible only to European nobility. Sought after for its recognizable sheen, velvet's ubiquity can be traced to its ability to punctuate an outfit or accent a living space. The question is how to keep this timeless fabric looking ageless.
Hundreds of years ago, Europeans didn't have to deal with their children's PB+Js or a spilled bowl of movie night popcorn. Fortunately for us, we have a little more at our disposal to keep things clean enough to eat off of.
Here are the best practices for cleaning and maintaining velvet upholstery and clothing without using harsh chemicals.