How do you wash Vibram shoes?

How do I wash my vibrams?

Product Care

  1. Yes! Vibram FiveFingers; are machine washable.
  2. Washing: Kick-off loose debris. Add Vibram FiveFingers to the washing machine.
  3. Drying: Air or line dry only, away from direct sunlight if possible.
  4. Odor Prevention: If odor still lingers after washing and drying your Vibram FiveFingers, we recommend:

How do you wash Vibram boots?

To best clean and continue the love for your pair of FiveFingers or Furoshiki, we recommend hand washing or machine washing on gentle cycle in cold water with detergent, and air drying. Please note, hot water wash and dyer machines will likely result in the demise of your beloved Vibram minimal shoes.

How do you get smell out of vibrams?


Or if you’re using the detergent soak, you can simply move on to step 3 but pause the wash cycle mid-cleaning and let your Vibram FiveFingers soak in the washing machine.

Can you get vibrams wet?

Go ahead, get wet. FiveFingers watersports shoes are specifically designed to replicate being bare foot while protecting your feet in marine environments. Our new V-Aqua offers full drainage and an excellent MegaGrip outsole.

Are you supposed to wear socks with Vibram?

There’s no getting away from the fact that people who wear Vibram FiveFingers will have to answer lots of questions from people they meet. Amongst the more common questions is ‘can you wear socks with them’? Well, yes you can.

Do Vibram shoes shrink?


How long do Vibram shoes last?

between one and five years

How long do Vibram FiveFingers last? Based on our combined 20 years of experience wearing at least a dozen pairs of FiveFinger shoes, they last longer than the typical shoe. They last between one and five years depending on use.

What happens if you put boots in the washing machine?

Just be cautious that there may be colour loss, or frayed fabric or your boots may lose their shape after the wash cycle has finished. Your boots may still be salvageable, but if this happens then don’t put them in the washing machine in future.

Is it safe to put boots in the washing machine?

How To Wash Vibram’s FiveFingers

Can you put rubber boots in the washing machine?

Unfortunately, the answer is no; you can’t wash PVC-made and rubber-made rain boots in a washer since they won’t tolerate the wear and tear of an automatic machine. Therefore, it is never recommended to put your kids’ rain boots in a washing machine.

Can I put safety boots in the washing machine?

Thumb Rule 5: No Washing Machine

Your safety shoes need to be thoroughly cleaned in the fresh air and never in a washing machine as it can hamper its life span. You can also use a spray to give your shoes a fresh scent, but ensure that it doesn’t contain any synthetic ingredients.

Can you put boot slippers in washing machine?

Slippers made from terry cloth, cotton and synthetic velour-like fabrics, for example, can be washed in a machine, just as long as you use cold or warm water on a gentle cycle. On the other hand, slippers made from materials like leather, suede, sheepskin and velvet should not be machine-washed.

Can I put my Merrell boots in the washing machine?

Merrell officially recommends hand-washing for all of their shoes. However, some people successfully wash their Merrells shoes in the machine even though it’s not recommended. Here are some pieces of advice: Put your shoes into the machine with a load of clothes and add the usual amount of detergent.

Is it OK to wash shoes in washing machine?

Shoes made from canvas, nylon, cotton, and polyester should be fine to throw in the washing machine. Most sneakers and tennis shoes are made from fabrics that can take the rough and tumble rigors of a machine wash. Certain shoes don’t belong in the washer, like those made from leather, suede, rubber, and vinyl.

Can I put my walking shoes in the washing machine?

Don’t wash your shoes in the washing machine because it might damage them. Between each hike, store your shoes in the open air (not in a bag) in a dry place that is not exposed to the sun.