Frequently Asked Questions
  • Why Urbane?

    Urbane Scrubs is your source for designer scrubs with personality. When it comes to scrubs, we believe you shouldn't have to sacrifice fashion for function. Our fun, flattering styles are made to fit well, look great—and work as hard as you do.

  • How is Urbane different?

    At Urbane, our scrubs are designed with our consumers in mind, which means we understand exactly what you're looking for. Our Urbane Insiders test and provide us feedback about our products so that we are sure to deliver scrubs you love to wear: fashion-forward styles that fit well and look great. Have the best of both worlds when you shop Urbane.

  • What are Urbane Essentials?

    Urbane Essentials are core styles that we know you can't do without, so we make them available from season to season in a variety of colors.

  • How can I best mix and match styles?

    We've made it easy to coordinate looks you'll love to wear. For many of our Urbane garments, we provide several other items that the style "Coordinates With." Many Urbane pant colors also coordinate well with Landau prints for a variety of looks you will love.

  • What are the prices of your scrubs?

    As we do not sell our products directly on this website, we do not display prices. Exact prices are set by our retail partners.

  • Where can I buy Urbane Scrubs?

    We do not sell our scrubs on this website. We do partner with several other online retailers. To find a retailer near you who carries our line of nurses' uniforms, use the "where to buy" link and enter your ZIP code into our store locator.

  • How can I test Urbane products for free?

    If you are interested in testing Urbane garments and giving us your feedback, join our exclusive Urbane Insider Panel.

  • I just bought a new pair of Urbane Scrubs, should I wear them before washing?

    For maximum product life and to protect and set the fabric dye as firmly as possible, we recommend washing garments before wearing them for the first time. To wash them simply add one cup (8 oz.) of white vinegar to your wash. Adding the vinegar will prevent colors from fading, and give you a natural fabric softener. Don't worry, the vinegar smell goes away in the wash.

  • What can I do to minimize the chance of my scrubs' color fading over multiple washes?

    Follow these 5 steps to keep your scrubs looking their best.

    Check the Label for Care Instructions: Check the Label for Care Instructions: It only takes a few seconds, but reading the care labels may save a lot of heartache when your scrubs come out of the wash. Care instructions will provide you pertinent information on how to wash your garments. Don't forget to check for drying instructions as well. The label may indicate that the clothing needs to be dried on low heat, or drip dried.

    Turn Garments Inside Out: Much of the wear and tear that happens to your scrubs can be prevented by turning your garments inside out before washing and drying. Washing and drying clothing is rough on the outside of your clothing. Turning garments inside out will reduce pilling which dulls the look of the fabric. Don't forget to turn clothing inside out when you hang clothes outside to dry, as well. While the sun is an excellent drying source, it will zap the color right out of your uniforms.

    Use Gentle Cycle Wash and a Gentle Non-Chlorine Bleach Detergent: Never wash your scrubs in chlorine bleach as it will fade the color of your scrubs. Hydrogen Peroxide, like bleach can damage the color integrity of your garments. Instead, use detergents such as Tide® to protect the color integrity. Always wash your scrubs in cold water. Detergents have come a long way in the last several years, and most do as well in cold water as they do in hot or warm.

    Reset Your Washer: Although all scrubs may look alike, being contentious of how many scrubs you wash each load is important. Loads with bleach or bleach alternative may leave a residue in your wash basin. As a result, it is important to rinse out your washer between cycles. This will prevent fading or unnecessary discoloring of garments in loads to follow.

    Don't Over Dry: It's easy to let our scrubs over dry. While this is bad for all of our laundry, it is particularly bad for our bright and dark colored uniforms. Over drying will cause your colors to fade.

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