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Care instructions

Now that you've received your lovely Mywalit handbag or wallet, you will want to make sure to protect it. Here you will find recommendations to keep it looking its best.

Protecting your natural leather products:

We only use genuine leather, therefore the texture of your Mywalit product may vary slightly. This characteristic feature makes your item unique and unrepeatable.

Natural leather is truly top grain—the prime layer is known for its astonishing softness and supple feel. We are proud of how hardy our leather is considering its softness. We use only the finest nappa leathers and monitor our tanning quality and colour consistency with much more precision, which are crucial to our success.

Natural leather absorbs the oils from your hands, and through aging assumes a classic, worn look. As a general rule, the less you do to clean leather, the better.

However, to improve the protective layer of the leather on your Mywalit product and to ensure you enjoy it for an extended period of time, we have some suggestions:

- Lightly spray the item with silicone spray (available in most shoe shops). This will create an extra protective coat.
- Do not expose it to direct heat or sunlight for extended periods.
- Keep your product dry. Avoid getting it wet or damp. To clean it, simply wipe with a dry cloth.
- Ink stains penetrate the leather and won't come out. Pay extra attention when using ball-point pens or markers around your item.
- Avoid rubbing, scraping or hitting it against rough or uneven surfaces.
- Regularly apply a leather-care cream evenly. A beeswax cream will also make it softer, but might also make it slightly darker.
- Store your product in a dry, well-ventilated place away from high temperatures. Avoid using moth balls.

Protecting your suede products:

Due to the natural dyeing processes used in suede, Mywalit cannot guarantee your new suede handbag or wallet is 100\% colourfast. Preventive care and maintenance is the best way to keep your new product looking fantastic.

However, to improve the protective layer of the leather on your Mywalit product and to ensure you enjoy it for an extended period of time, we have some suggestions:

- Spray your new product with one of the many products on the market that will protect it from water damage and stains. Make sure to test a hidden section first to ensure your item is colourfast.
- Store your handbag or wallet in a breathable bag. Avoid plastic bags which prevent air circulation.
- Keep suede away from bright light which will fade the colour. Also, keep your suede away from damp environments which can encourage mold and mildew.
- If your suede handbag or wallet gets wet, soak up the excess moisture with a clean, dry towel (preferably in a similar colour to the wallet or bag). Then, allow the product to dry naturally. Do not attempt to place it near a heat source to speed up the drying process. After it is dry, restore the nap with a suede brush.

We hope you enjoy your new suede Mywalit product for years to come!