Caring for your leather bag 101

Caring for your leather bag 101

Posted by Bag-a-Vie on 17th Jun 2018

   

      

At last, you’ve bought thee Bag! The coveted, lusted after, awesome bag! What now? How do you keep it looking great for a long time. How do you protect, store and use properly to get the most bang for your buck? Over the years, we've put together a simple list that can help.

Storage:

  • Always store in a dry, cool place (humidity will attract mildew) 
  • After using your bag, empty it's contents and clean off any residue prior to storing
  • Always stuff your bag to maintain proper shape
  • Keep away from direct light to prevent fading
  • Keep your bag dust free by placing in a duster free of harsh dyes
  • Never store bags touching skin to skin
  • Never store bags in plastic bags or containers 
  • When possible lay your bag to prevent creasing
  • Protect leather from chain handles


Use:

  • Never pace your bag on the floor
  • Do not use in rain
  • Use an organizer to protect the interior from spills and staining
  • Do not over-stuff
  • Do no subject your bag to excessive light and heat


Care:

  • Clean minor stains ASAP
  • Consult a leather professional for more difficult issues
  • Polish your hardware with a soft cloth often 
  • As needed take your bag in for a "spa_treatment", they work wonders

How Bag-a-Vie can help...

Bag-a-Vie Purse Pillow shapers help maintain your bag's shape plus protect against moisture from within with out patented technology. 

https://www.bagavie.com/handbag-pillow-shaper/

Bag-s-Vie Dusters prevent dust from settling on your bag and keeps sunlight out.

https://www.bagavie.com/handbag-dusters/

Bag-a-Vie Organizers protect your bag's interior with room for all you need.

https://www.bagavie.com/handbag-organizers/