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A handbag question

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CopyAllWrite · 15/02/2012 07:27

How do you store them? I've been putting them into a big plastic storage box but I just don't think that can be good for them, can it?

I'd like to see them so I can remember (and admire) them. Has anyone got a good system?

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MrsPresley · 15/02/2012 07:33

I put them in their dustbag then in a big plastic storage box.

Not much help am I? Sorry Grin

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BellaVita · 15/02/2012 07:38

Dust bags in the drawers either side of our bed.

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madammecholet · 15/02/2012 11:07

In their dust bag, tissue inside if it needs it and hung in the wardrobe, or laid flat if its better. I try and treat them with leather cream before putting away too.. My DH is complaining that I now have half his double wardrobe as well as my own...the one in the spare room...oh and the roof Blush

Girl can't have too many handbags though, can she! Grin

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mrsmartin · 15/02/2012 12:26

The Most important thing is to make sure you store your patent bags in dust bags as if you put a cream patent on top of a black patent, for example, the colour will bleed and transfer forever - soooooo not good. Treat handbags with the appropriate product as often as possible and store them sensibly (ie not crushed into a box) and they will look good for years.

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bunionscomingsoon · 15/02/2012 12:35

If your bag is leather remember it is a natural product and feed it with leather cream regularly, store at normal room temperature and preferably in it's dust bag. If you can hang the bag all the better - if not make sure it is not squashed or creased by putting anything heavy on top of it - - I hang mine in their bags from butchers hooks off anything - wardrobe rail, inside of cupboard doors etc.. - works well for me ! Smile

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CopyAllWrite · 15/02/2012 13:05

So dust bags keep cropping up in this conversation. I don't know what I've done with mine, but are they just for keeping the dust off? Sounds like I can't have them hanging au-naturel, sans dust bag...but why not?

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BellaVita · 15/02/2012 14:33

Err because they get dusty Copy Grin

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bunionscomingsoon · 15/02/2012 17:17

er you can do au-naturel copy - - but if your bedroom is anything like mine I don't want to spray hairspray on them, accidentally get eyeliner or makeup on them or splash with any of my hundreds-- few bottles of anti-wrinkle stuff!

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