Bags are getting worn off and dirty over time. This is a part of the aging. If you treat it right over the period, your leather bag will become more beautiful over the years. To help you with that, we wrote down the most important steps of leather care.
Our Nappa leather and Grain leather is our toughest leather in our collection. Its special treatment from the start on garanties you a long living bag. But after all, it needs treatment from time to time to keep it fresh.
Before wearing it the first time
Our bags are coming clean, protect and impregnated to you. However, we recommend to clean them with a light moistured cloth and after it dried, impregnate them again.
Before wearing it with strong contrast clothes, test the leather with a light moistured cloth on any possible stains. Usually, that will not be an issue.
General care guide
Cleaning: On average levels of dirt, it is enough to only brush it, use luke warm water and dish soap. Really dirty bags need a treatment with special custom cleaning products developed specifically for Nappa or Grained leather.
Drying: After cleaning your leather bag with water, it must be left to dry completely before further treatment within a frim temperature not higher than 40°C.
Finishing: Now that the bag is clean, use the leather balm and apply it with the cloth. Due to the use of balm or oil, the color and structure could change. So be careful and try to apply it on a small spot before you cover the whole bag with it.
Refreshing: As soon as your bags absorbs small portions of water, it is time for a prober cleaning. To keep your Nappa and Grained leather bag nice, you should apply a special leather care product (usually available in a well sorted store). Apply it with a cloth by gently move it in a circular motion. Apply it. This way you are less likely to clog the leather.
Storing: Keep your leather bag out of direct sunlight and away from heat, like radiators. Also, look for a dry space to keep it stored. When wet, let it dry naturally.
With a frequent and proper care, your leather bag will provide you with lots of joy over the years.