How to take care of Leather Handbag

Taking care of leather handbags, love handbagsLeather is a very durable material and good designer bag can last for long. Proper care will ensure and preserve good looks and beauty of the handbag. Designer leather handbags are expensive and need extra care. Try these tips for keeping your leather handbag forever young.

Maintain Bag shape:
Unlike Hard shell handbags, leather or any soft exterior handbag needs some extra care to maintain its shape. Stuff soft tissue papers or any clean and soft cloth pieces. This will maintain the shape as well as prevent wrinkles.

Condition and Polish
To condition your expensive leather handbag, treat it with Leather Lotion. It is formulated to gently clean as it replenishes the oils for all finished leathers. After use, it leaves behind a soft luster. It keeps leather looking new longer, and helps prevent leather from dying and cracking. For special occasions, use suitable leather polish to give glossy look to your leather handbag.

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For Repairs and stubborn stains, approach handbag professional than dry cleaner or shoe repair shop. Costly designer bags could damage from wrong machines or tools.

Designer Handbag Liners
This is a great companion for your designer handbag. Handbag liner will effectively shield the inside of a bag from the messy items.

Fight stains
If a handbag is tanned, and pigmented you can try to wipe the stain with a soft damp cloth. If this doesn’t work, try a leather cleaner specifically made for the type of leather you have.

Empty and store the handbag in a breathable cloth bag when not in use. Leather is a natural material, so do not use plastic bag for storing. Leather handbags need extra protection from humidity. Fungus, mildew, molds easily form over leather due to humidity. Always store it in a cool, dry place away from heat.

Separate Pocket for makeup products
Do not put Makeup products in your handbag. It could cause for stains. The best way to store makeup products is put them in a small pocket or pouch which can easily fit inside your purse. It will keep the interior clean and protected from stains. Other advantage is you will get all the makeup items in one small pouch.

Organize your handbag
Use handbag organizer to keep the handbag well managed and clutter free. All important things like credit cards, wallet, glass case, keys, mobile, pens, cosmetics and miscellaneous items will get their fixed places and it will cut down the time wasted on digging inside the purse. Also, you will able to transfer all the handbag contents to another handbag in one move.

Prevent damages
Designer handbags are costly, so handle them carefully and avoid to carry them to crowded places like bus, trains where there are high chances of damages. In grocery stores, scratches due to carts and spillages from foodstuffs can Occur. As the leather is a delicate material, take extra care at workplace. Keep your special leather handbags safe from drawers, closets, sharp edged tables and chairs. Do not keep them on the floor where they can easily catch the dirt.Expensive designer handbags


Janaki Gopikrishna March 5, 2009 at 2:38 AM  

so much care one has to take if we have too many hand bags especially leather, I guess at times Buff Up also help. Buff is product from one FMCG co

torrentdownload October 14, 2010 at 9:31 PM  

Thank you for sharing this. I have a huge collection of bags and haven't much time to care for them.

Anonymous April 13, 2011 at 7:03 PM  

thanks for this! :)

Hannah from Maxwell Scott Bags June 17, 2011 at 9:01 AM  

Great tips! It's important to try mild soap and water first as this works on all types of leather. Chemical cleaners can actually damange some leather, so make sure you check with the seller before trying something you are unsure of! Thanks for posting!

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