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  • A Guide to Caring for Chanel Handbags in the Luxurious Caviar Leather

    So, you've got yourself a stunning Chanel handbag in that lush caviar leather – a true mark of timeless style and luxury! Just like any other high-end accessory, proper care is essential to ensure your Chanel caviar leather handbag retains its beauty and longevity. In this guide, we'll explore the best practices for maintaining and protecting your cherished Chanel accessory.
  • How to Protect a New Chanel Lambskin Bag

    One of our most common questions has been how we protect our Chanel lambkin bags with Luxegarde's Leather Protector. And with Chanel prices increasing every month, you really want to look after your bag to retain its value!  

    Luckily it’s super easy to apply and will help you keep your Chanel lambskin bag in tip top condition!

  • How to Remove Scratches from Chanel Lambskin Bags in a Few Simple Steps

    Due to the delicate nature of Chanel lambskin leather, unfortunately scratches are inevitable. The good news though is that scratches on lambskin is much easier to remove compared to caviar leather!

    Read on to learn how to quickly and easily remove scratches from your Lambskin Chanel bags!

  • How to remove colour transfer from designer leather purses

    Accidentally wore your favourite beige purse with denim and got colour transfer on it? 

    Colour transfers are notoriously difficult to remove and we usually recommend that you take it to a professional leather repairer who will remove the colour transfer and re-colour the affected area back to the original colour. This is because to remove ingrained colour transfer you will need a strong professional-grade cleaner that can strip the colour transfer, but doing so will also strip your bag of its existing colour pigment. However, if you want to give it a go at home in case it is just superficial colour transfer that is sitting on top of the leather, try the following steps:

  • Should You Use A Chanel Wallet on Chain Base Shaper Insert or Bag Shaper?

    Luxegarde's Base Shapers are absolutely life changing if you own a  Chanel Wallet on Chain - once you've tried using them you can never go without. Here at Luxegarde, we love our WOCs and frustrated at being unable to find one that does everything we want, we set out to create our own version. Here is why our customers love our base shapers!
  • Which is better - Chanel Lambskin vs Caviar Leather?

    It’s the age old question when it comes to Chanel purses and small leather goods: lambskin or caviar? Chanel lambskin is unprotected lambskin leather whilst caviar is effectively stamped calfskin (Chanel also uses caviar lambskin but for the purpose of this article we are referring to calfskin caviar). Whilst some refer to caviar as grained calfskin, this is actually incorrect – the “grains” on caviar are artificially stamped whilst any grains you may see on unprocessed calfskin are natural grains on the leather.