THE DO’S AND DONT’S – LEATHER

THE DO’S AND DONT’S – LEATHER

While bags that are made from leather can be more expensive, a well looked after quality Condura leather handbag will a staple item and keep its shape for years to come.

This Condura Leather guide will provide you with the best tips to ensure your new investment will be soft and reliable for years to come.

DO:

Get yourself a leather-specific protective spray to use on either brushed or finished leather. The protective spray will be your best friend when it comes to protecting that leather you love and use frequently.

DO:

Always keep cosmetics inside a zip lock pouch, keep the caps on your pens and ensure small items like spiky rings and bobby pins are kept from spilling or damaging the fabric.

DO:

Research leather, if you are looking for an investment leather piece it is better to stick to darker colours, be warned white leather bags will yellow or naturally darken with age.

DON’T:

Use alcohol or other mineral spirits to clean your leather handbag, these types of cleaning methods will only discolour and dry out the leather.

DON’T:

Allow water to soak into your bag. If the bag gets wet, absorb as much water as possible with a thick microfiber hand towel and allow the bag to air dry.

Then make sure you condition it again and store it correctly.

DON’T:

Use hair products such as hair sprays and other hair wax products around leather bags.

These types of waxes and silicone’s with clog up leather pores and make them either difficult or unable to clean in the further.