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Restore a Vintage Louis Vuitton Dog Carrier With Us

Restore a Vintage Louis Vuitton Dog Carrier With U

We recently received an incredibly worn Vintage Louis Vuitton Dog Carrier from a customer in Monaco, who required our assistance in restoring the entirety of the external Vachetta.Our team of Artisan’s regularly restore Louis Vuitton merchandise and utilised their knowledge of Vachetta, sewing and V... Read more

How Dirty Is Your Handbag?

How Dirty Is Your Handbag?

With germs spreading like wildfire and the world going to meltdown over the current epidemic that we will not mention by name cough cough, we thought it necessary to share a little of our expert knowledge regarding the cleaning and maintenance of our beloved handbags.Our handbags can be cleaned and ... Read more

Restoring a Louis Vuitton Vanity Case

Restoring a Louis Vuitton Vanity Case

Some of our favourite restorative work is not necessarily the process of making something look brand new again, but instead, using our specialist techniques conservatively to restore and retain that vintage feel.The lining on this Louis Vuitton Vanity Case had completely come away, it was stained an... Read more

Ultimate Bag Guide: Mulberry Bayswater Bag

Ultimate Bag Guide: Mulberry Bayswater Bag

Mulberry Bayswater.The quintessential British ‘IT’ bag for 18 years. The nostalgia that surrounds this iconic design is immeasurable.Waiting lists quickly developed and a design icon was born! The Bayswater became an instant hit with style icons and the general public. Grandmothers, Mothers and now ... Read more

Chloe: Our Favourites

Chloe: Our Favourites

Chloé has always been known for creating cult handbags. It is not unusual to see their newest designs on the arms of many a celeb and influencer. We still remember the original cult bag, the Paddington, which was introduced back in 2005 and featured a relaxed silhouette and heavy padlock detail – to... Read more

Do You Know the Most Demanded Lockdown Restorations?

Do You Know the Most Demanded Lockdown Restoration

Historically, the most demanded restorations at Handbag Clinic revolved around accidents out and about, placing them on restaurant floors or bathroom sinks, an accident in a hair beauty salon, food spillages from clumsy waiters and tipping over cocktails when you’ve had one too many drinks…However, ... Read more

Vintage Hermes Constance Restoration

Vintage Hermes Constance Restoration

We undertook a full Hermes restoration on this 1974 vintage Hermes Constance...Our Artisan’s frequently work on the hugely popular Birkin and Kelly bags; however, when this timeless Constance was booked into our Clinic for a full restoration and replacement strap, they couldn’t resist working their ... Read more

Leather Types: Vachetta Leather

Leather Types: Vachetta Leather

What do you know about Vachetta Leather?Vachetta leather generally comes from the bull's shoulder, making it a tough, long lasting and hard wearing leather. Vachetta is a very natural type of leather, coloured using only dyes. It has no protection or additive treatments applied after its colouring p... Read more

Colour Changing a Lady Dior

Colour Changing a Lady Dior

From bright statement colours to seasonal tones, here at Handbag Clinic we can change the colour of your handbag to any colour of your choice. Our Artisans are highly trained in the Colour Matching Process, by using this method we can achieve any colour, whether it be your favourite shade, to match ... Read more

Does Your Louis Vuitton Have This Common Issue?

Does Your Louis Vuitton Have This Common Issue?

At Handbag Clinic we refurbish many Louis Vuitton handbags, but one issue appears more than mostAt Handbag Clinic’s flagship Chelsea store in London, one of the most prominent handbag related issues we deal with on a daily basis are problems with Louis Vuitton Vachetta leather handles.These pinky, l... Read more

Red Sole Restoration

Red Sole Restoration

The Louboutin Red Sole has become one of the most in demand fashion accessories in recent years however, whether worn on board room floors or dance floors, they can show signs of wear over time. As well as restoring scuffs to the leather and offering a range of traditional cobbler services we also c... Read more

Balenciaga City Restoration

Balenciaga City Restoration

The Balenciaga City bag quickly went from cult status to classic, and has always been a firm favourite with Fashion Editors and Celebrities. The soft goat and lambkin leather is one of the reasons it is loved so much, but this leather can fade and wear quickly if not appropriately protected. At Hand... Read more

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