Do not soak. Hang to dry in the shade. Avoid direct sunlight. These are smocked pant trousers also called Aladdin Afghani Pants. These are authentic style pants with elastic at the waist, half/full leg, and elastic cuff. These make them perfect fit for the women body. The variable height of the knee cuffs gives the flexibility to wear it as a divided skirt.These fabrics make them heavier and they give an interesting fall on the body. These pants can be worn by both men and women as Aladdin pants, shalwar with kurta for the ultimate funky and hip look. Adjustable elastic at the waist and legs make it fit for :Meditation, Massage, Pilates, Beach wear, Yoga & Wellness,night wear, dance practice or Aerobics, Pregnancy or maternity wear, Summer trousers, Capuera. They come in unique and absolutely gorgeous colors.