Untreated leather smell

(3 Posts)
Muddlingalongalone Mon 20-Jun-16 21:43:55

Not strictly speaking housekeeping (I really don't belong here) but hoping somebody can help.
I've been given a lovely new leather handbag. However it is straight from the medina in Morocco & stinks of cow.
I'm reliably informed that if I just use it for a couple of YEARS it will go, but how can I take it to an open plan office or on the tube??

Any ideas?

OhBrother1 Mon 20-Jun-16 21:49:52

I had a pair of leather slippers like this ( also from Marrakech. Had to bin them.... Smell got worse not better... Sorry

lolapierce Tue 21-Jun-16 17:20:36

Sounds like it needs a good clean to remove that cow smell from your leather handbag. Get yourself a leather cream and conditioner with a cloth and apply it to your handbag to not only clean the leather but also remove any odors from it.

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