13 Hacks Expand Service Life For Your Handbags

April 23, 2016

At the outset, I have no concept about how to care for handbags, every time I brought fashion handbag online, what I concern most might be the appearance of the bag and how does it works with my outfit, of course, most of my bags are not expensive. However, as time passed and I am never the little young girl wandering in the school, all things not just appearance, handbag is not just a thing to accent your outfit,but item that show your taste of fashion.

Now, instead of purchasing cheap handbags, I would rather buy a classic, stylish and durable one. When it comes up to the durable handbag, ladies leather handbags should be your sake! But when you’ve invested a lot of money in a handbag, making sure it’s a forever item is a must. Taking care of leather goods can be tricky and when they are ones you seriously care about, so much more is a stake.



It is the time to store your leather bags in winter now. Are there some women who just heap up your winter handbags onto the button of your wardrobe? Notice, much things should be done before storing your lovely handbags if you are expected to see them new next winter season. Make it clean before storing, and keep your bag stuffed while you are not using it, put clean cotton onto it so as to keep it in better shape, then wrap the bag with soft cotton bag to prevent being out of shape when storing on the closet.

There are also some strict requirements for the closet, the one with slat door are seen as the best choice, plus, you’d better not store too many clothes on the wardrobe. One more thing you need to keep in mind, every time when you are going to store your bags, cleaning them first.


1. Wipe your bag once a week with warm, soapy water. Mix a small amount of mild liquid soap to warm water and wipe away the dirt with soft damp cloth, repeat several times.

2. The key to removing ink marks is to treat them straight away, if that happened because of your careless, try wrap it with the mixture of warm water and special ink removing product for leather, do remember to follow the care instructions,at last, leave it dry naturally.

3. Sop up the beverage with soft cotton or sponge if there’s drink spray on bag, and wrap again with wet cotton, leave it dry. Avoid using hair drier.

4. Never use water on grease stains, instead, clean it with dry cotton. As this creams don’t need to be rinsed out which can damage your bag further.

5.Avoid leaving your handbag in direct sunlight, or it will ruin the leather and cause color fading.

6.If your bag got wet under the rain, wrap it and leave it dry under the place be well ventilated.

7.It is inevitable to find small scar on the high-end leather, it will be faded under the warm and grease of your hand.

8.Before using the leather care product, test it on the bottom or inside of the bag and after making sure it works well, then apply evenly on your bag.

9.For the really stubborn stains, try matching a shoe polish to the color of your bag and buffing a small amount over the affected area.

10.For the shiny leather, apply small amount leather maintenance oil on cotton, wrap  on the bag; for other leather, just wrap it with the soft cotton is OK.

11.Wrap the hardware of your bag with dry cotton, if you find it oxidize slightly, try to wrap it with flour or toothpaste.

12.To banish ever-lingering smells, put an open container of baking powder carefully inside your bag, place your bag into a dustbag or pillow case and leave for 24 hours.

13.If you found the new bag damage, do not try to repair yourself, please feel free to contact AIT BAGS.


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