The outdoor fabrics we use are solution dyed fabric, which are specifically designed for outdoor use, they do not rot and are so fade resistant that your style will change before the colors do. If you pour bleach on them the colors will remain steadfast. Although fabrics are durable, they are soft to the touch. The cushion covers can be washed by wash machine. The fabric water-repellent treatment still can be kept 80% after 30 times wash. Enjoy your life with Artie outdoor cases.