Laundry

Is your expensive leather handbag smelling funny? Here are a few ways to avoid it.

Your leather handbags are home to multiple things, such as makeup essentials, wallet, food, money, cards, etc. If we don’t clean and maintain it regularly, chances of bad odour are high.

These effective hacks will help eliminate any odour and add some fragrance.

  • Clean it simply
    Wipe the leather bag inside out with a clean cloth. This will pick up any dust, mould or mildew. Keep your bag to dry under the sun and let some fresh air in it. .
  • Clean it with vinegar
    Prepare a solution of equal parts of vinegar and distilled water. Dip a sponge in it and wipe the bag inside out. Take a clean, dry cloth and wipe off the solution. Let it dry for a while.
  • Deodorise the bag with baking soda
    Fill a sock with baking soda and tie a knot. Take a zip lock bag and place your handbag along with the sock in it. Let it stay for a day.
  • Deodorise the bag with newspaper
    Crumple few pages of a newspaper and stuff it inside a plastic bag. Place your handbag in it, tie a knot and let it stay overnight.

Top Tip

You can dampen the cloth slightly and wipe again to make sure all of it goes away.