Indeed, big ticket luxury bags are supposed to be designed and made to last a lifetime. However, some of them arrive prematurely at the finish line and this could be because of how most people handle them. This is mostly the case when it comes to mens leather bags.
Actually, the way you store your bag plays a big role in its lifespan. So, if you want your designer bag to last for a longer time then here are some common mistakes you need to avoid at all costs.
Not Cleaning Your Bag After Use
Most people think if they don’t put their bag on the floor it wont get dirty and this does not make your purse pristine clean. Indeed, the first and most important step for proper bag storage is cleaning it. After you have used your handbag its probably necessary you clean it.
If maybe your purse is made of leather, you should ensure you wipe the exterior with a slightly damp cloth or an alcohol-free baby wipe followed by a dry clean cloth. And for untreated leather or suede bags, you can simply dust it with a dry cloth. In the interior side of handbag you can use a lint roller or a handheld vacuum to clean as it can help you get into hard-to-reach places.
Overstuffing Your Leather Bag
Yes, its obvious filling up an empty bag helps retain its shape but it is necessary for you to know how much is enough. For sure, all you need to do is to stuff your handbag enough for its structure to be supported. Actually, under-stuffing your purse can cause it to crease to crease permanently.
On the other hand, overstuffing your bag can cause its material to stretch out. Therefore, when you want to stuff your bag, you are recommended to use purse pillows or-acid free papers. What is more, you should never at any point use newspaper for stuffing as the ink can transfer and stain the lining inside your designer bag.