Dearest Bag Snob (hello Tina and Kelly!),
I just bought my first designer bag ever, the Lanvin Heroine in chestnut, which was massively on sale at Barneys and which I love love love and seems to match everything. Only problem is, I have discovered a mere drop of water will stain it. So what can I do — other than carry a plastic bag everywhere in case it rains? That wouldn’t be very elegant. Should I waterproof it? Ask at Barneys? Email Lanvin? Your advice would be very welcome. Thank you!
So nice to hear from you! Am excited about your new Lanvin bag, sounds gorgeous. I would take it to a leather specialist or shoe cobbler and have it treated. I do that with my most treasured bags and a first designer bag (especially a Lanvin!) deserves to be pampered!
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Dear Bag Snob,
Marvelous, I will do just that. Thank you so much for the excellent advice.
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