Handbag Aftercare Guide

After purchasing a new bag or having an old favourite restored, it's important that you know how to care for it.

Posted on Jul 20th 2017

Handbag Aftercare Guide

After purchasing a new bag or having an old favourite restored, it's important that you know how to care for it.

Posted on Jul 20th 2017


Our team of specialists have put together a handbag aftercare guide to ensure that you know exactly how to care for all your beloved bags and keep them looking their best.

Handbag Aftercare Guide

Leather Handbag Care Tips

 

- Clean and protect your bag every 3-4 months using our specialist leather products

 

- If you are caring for an absorbent leather such as a Mulberry Bayswater or the handles on a Louis Vuitton Speedy, apply the Liquid Leather Protector before applying the Leather Protection Cream

 

- If your leather doesn’t absorb water or is an Exotic skin, only apply the Leather Protection Cream

 

- Wipe the handles down with our Leather Cleaner once per week

 

- Blot (never rub) liquid stains with white kitchen paper

 

- Clean ink or dye transfer immediately with our Leather Cleaner

Handbag Aftercare Guide

Fabric Handbag Care Tips

 

- Before using the bag, protect it with our Fabric Protector

 

This will help it repel all types of liquid staining, including rain, alcohol, tea & coffee. 

 

- Blot (never rub) liquid stains with white kitchen paper

 

- Use our Fabric Cleaner to remove stubborn stains

 

Handbag Aftercare Guide

Suede Handbag Care Tips

 

Notoriously difficult materials to keep clean, it is crucial to protect these from day one.

 

- Apply our Suede Protector as instructed to help make the suede/nubuck resistant from all types of water and oil based staining

 

- Wipe the handles down with out Suede & NuBuck Cleaner once per week
 
 
- Blot (never rub) liquid stains with white kitchen paper
 
 
- Clean ink stains or dye transfer immediately with our Suede & NuBuck cleaner
 
 
- Brush the surface weekly to remove loose dirt particles and to freshen up the bag
Handbag Aftercare Guide

Our care advice for ALL types of handbags

 

Whether you have a leather, fabric or suede handbag, you should always implement the following care tips.

 

- Protect your bag from day one and clean regularly with our specialist products

 

Shop our range of aftercare products in store or on our online shop.

 

- Stuff your bag with bubble wrap to keep its shape

 

- Avoid storing your bag in damp and humid places

 

- Always keep your bag in a dust bag to protect it from scuffs and scratches

 

- Avoid overloading your bag

 

- Never attempt a DIY repair!

 

We offer a luxury range of treatments for handbags including stain removal, hardware repairs, handle replacements and colour restorations. Basically, we like to think of ourselves as a luxury spa for your handbags!

 

If there’s anything that needs to be restored, we’re likely to have a solution.

 

Bring your bag into one of our stores or drop-off locations for a free assessment or enquire online.

 

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