hang leather garments on wide or padded
hangers to maintain their shape.
Never store leather goods in
plastic or other
non-breathable covers. This will cause leather to become dry.
Allow wet or damp leather to
away from any heat source.
Leather can be treated with a leather
conditioner yearly to restore flexibility and proper moisture levels.
Suede and nubuck can be
brushed with a terry
towel to restore its look.
Wrinkles should hang out while on hanger. If
ironing is required, set iron on lowest setting, use a brown paper bag as a
pressing cloth on right side of the garment and a quick hand to prevent
overheating and shine. Do not use steam!
Hems may be fixed with a tiny amount of rubber
cement. Seek out a professional leather care specialist when the garment
becomes badly worn or soiled.
To prevent mildew, protect leather from
In a dry environment, to prevent it from drying
out and cracking, regularly condition
Never use caustic household chemicals to clean
Avoid leather preparations that contain alcohol
or petroleum distillates, such as turpentine and mineral spirits.
Use of Mink oil or other animal fats will
darken leather. Animal fat can turn rancid.