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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 Clean and Remove Alcohol Stains from Designer Leather Handbags

    During COVID, everyone is much more cautious and proactively wiping down everything with alcohol wipes. But did you know alcohol can seriously degrade the leather and leave white stains on your favourite purse?


    Moral of the story here is please do NOT use alcohol wipes or hand sanitiser to clean your leather bags and shoes! Not Chanel lambskin, not Louis Vuitton vachetta, and not even Louis Vuitton canvas. 


    Read on to find out how we managed to remove these white alcohol stains with our Combo Pack!

  • 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:

  • Why You Need to Waterproof Louis Vuitton Vachetta Leather Before Use

    The number one question that we get is how to protect Louis Vuitton's Vachetta Leather. Today we're going to show you the number one thing you need to do to keep your vachetta leather looking beautiful and stain free. It's super simple and takes just a few minutes to do! You will need our Combo Pack which contains everything you'll need to protect your face.


    To show you that our Leather Protector really works, we took the liberty of risking one of our favourite bags - the Noe BB - to show you why it is so important to protect and waterproof vachetta leather before use, and just how well our product works! We applied our Leather Protector to one side and then dropped some water on both sides - read on for the magic!

  • How to remove pen ink stains from smooth, grained or caviar leather

    Accidents happen. But don't fret - we have the perfect solution for removing that pesky ink stain from your favourite leather bag or shoes, whether it be smooth, grained or caviar leather.

    We decided to show you how easy this is using our Ink Off stick by marking our Gucci Soho Disco bag. Yes. We drew on our own bag in the name of leather care!

  • How to Treat, Protect and Look after Louis Vuitton Vachetta Leather

    Vachetta leather is perhaps one of the most coveted leathers popularised by the luxury fashion house - Louis Vuitton.

    We get so many questions from our customers asking how to best look after vachetta leather so we thought we'd write a post to answer the most common questions!

  • 5 Most Common Mistakes to Avoid with Your Leather Bags and Purses

    Looking after your favourite Chanel or Louis Vuitton leather bags doesn't have to be difficult.

    In this article, we take you through the 5 most common mistakes to avoid to care for your luxe leather goods! 

  • How to use Luxegarde’s Products!

    Cleaning a luxury leather product doesn't have to be time consuming or difficult. With Luxegarde's products and a few simple steps, you can keep your favourite bag or shoes looking brand new!
  • What Are the Different Types of Leather?

    Curious about different types of leather and how to care for them? Leather can be categorised by a variety of factors including:

    • Type of animal
    • Portion & Layer(s) of hide used
    • Processing and treatment of leather

    In this post, we will focus on the most common types to ensure you can best look after your leather products.

  • A Basic Guide to Luxury Leather Care

    Looking after your luxury leather goods is so important to make sure you get to enjoy them for many years to come! Good leather care starts with bu...