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How to take proper care of a leather purse

by Alexia Stark on Sep 30, 2022

tips to care for a leather handbag

Whether your are using faux leather handbags or real leather handbags, the value of a handbag cannot be discounted and it can be somewhat disappointing when they start to get scratches and wrinkles.

Here are some of the best tips on caring for your handbags:

  • While it may seem that it is best to hand your handbag. They are not designed to be hung by the straps on a 24 hour per day basis. This can distort the leather. It it much better to stand the bag on a shelf if it is not going to be used for a long period.
  • Keep your bags out of the light. Sunlight fades color no matter what the material is. Storing your leather handbags somewhere where it is not constantly in direct sunlight to avoid discoloration. Choose an area with low humidity so that mold does not develop.
  • Use bag maintenance products but use the ones designed specifically for the type of material your handbag is made of. You can get products for suede, leather, faux leather or any material. Ensure you are using the correct type but do not overdo the cleaning. Damage can be caused by overcleaning.


  • Employ these tips and your handbag will serve you well for years. Stay tuned for more fashion tips and bag care tips. Be sure to check out our handbags for the latest handbag fashion trends.


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