Product Care

SMOOTH CALF LEATHER

With use small creases may develop and colour may change slightly, adding to its charm. Although all of our calf leathers have been treated with water protection products, they have a natural finish so over exposure to water should be avoided. Should the product get wet, please remove any residual water with a dry cloth and allow it to dry naturally. All our leathers have a natural finish which gives them a soft and luxurious feel. Should the leather get scratched or worn to recover the darker shades of the leather, you can apply leather cream (natural or coloured depending on the colour of your bag) to those areas. Then polish them with a dry cloth to enhance its natural shine and remove any traces before use. Please try first on a small surface on the base or the bag or somewhere not visible to make sure the leather cream you use is the right colour and has the right finish. It's not advisable to use leather creams on matt leathers as leather creams often create a slightly shinny effect. Use a soft dry cloth to remove any loose dirt. Please keep away from heat and damp and store in the DeMellier dustbag.

GRAINED CALF LEATHER

Although all of our calf leathers have been treated with water protection products, they have a natural finish so over exposure to water should be avoided. Should the product get wet, please remove any residual water with a dry cloth and allow it to dry naturally. All our leathers have a natural finish which gives them a soft and luxurious feel. Should the leather get scratched or worn to recover the darker shades of the leather, you can apply leather cream (natural or coloured depending on the colour of your bag) to those areas and polish them with a dry cloth to enhance its natural shine and remove any traces before use. Please try first on a small surface on the base or the bag or somewhere not visible to make sure the leather cream you use is the right colour and has the right finish. Use a soft dry cloth to remove any loose dirt. Please keep away from heat and damp and store in the DeMellier dustbag.

HAIRCALF

This is a very high quality leather with a super soft and luxurious texture. Because of the delicate nature of this leather, with use the hair will naturally change and shedding may occur. On areas prone to wear such as corners, hair may wear away first. This is a characteristic of the delicate nature of this leather and is not a quality fault. Use a soft dry cloth to remove any loose dirt. Alternatively, you can also brush the leather in the direction of the hair with a soft brush to remove any particles and unify the look of the leather. It's important that the bristles used are soft, made of materials such as nylon to brush the leather without causing any harm, avoid using any hard plastic or metal brushes. Please keep away from heat and damp and store in the DeMellier dustbag.

NEON CALF

This striking leather shows some natural markings, and will become more characteristic with use. Should the product get wet, please remove any residual water immediately with a paper towel and allow it to dry naturally. Avoid placing in direct heat or sunlight for prolonged periods as this may cause the colour to fade unevenly. Special care should be taken to prevent scratching and marking as the neon finish is a very special and delicate one. .

MOCK CROC CALF LEATHER

This leather will soften with use, and the print may smooth out in areas prone to wear such as handles, corners and base. To recover the darker shades of the leather, simply apply black shoe or leather cream to those areas and polish them with a dry cloth to enhance its natural shine and remove any traces before use. Although all of our calf leathers have been treated with water protection products, they have a natural finish so over exposure to water should be avoided. Should the product get wet, please remove any residual water with a dry cloth and allow it to dry naturally. If the surface appears dull, rub lightly with a soft dry cloth. Use also a soft dry cloth to remove any loose dirt. Please keep away from heat and damp and store in the DeMellier dustbag.

PATTERNED NUBUCK

This Italian nubuck has been treated to display a soft patterned and subtle shine. It has a vintage distressed efect to give it a more modern look, this is a characteristic of this leather and not a quality fault. Although all of our nubuck leathers have been treated with water protection products, they have a natural finish so over exposure to water should be avoided. Should the product get wet, please remove any residual water with a dry cloth and allow it to dry naturally. Because nubuck has a very soft, velvety finish, water drops can darken the leather temporarily, returning to its original colour upon drying. If any water marks were to remain, just brush the leather with a soft brush to remove any particles and unify the look of the leather. It's important that the bristles used are soft, made of materials such as nylon to brush the leather without causing any harm, avoid using any hard plastic or metal brushes. Use the same type of brush to remove any loose dirt. Please keep away from heat and damp and store in the DeMellier dustbag.

SUEDE

With use small creases may develop and colour may change slightly, adding to its charm. Although all our suede leathers have been treated for handbag use, with suede one always needs to be a bit careful when rubbing against light clothes. As all our leathers have a natural finish, over exposure to water should be avoided. Should the product get wet, please remove any residual water with a dry cloth and allow it to dry naturally. Because suede has a very soft, velvety finish, water drops can darken the leather temporarily, returning to its original colour upon drying. If any water marks were to remain, just brush the leather with a soft brush to remove any particles and unify the look of the leather. It's important that the bristles used are soft, made of materials such as nylon to brush the leather without causing any harm, avoid using any hard plastic or metal brushes. Use the same type of brush to remove any loose dirt. Please keep away from heat and damp and store in the DeMellier dustbag.

CANVAS

Colour may fade if exposed to heat or direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time. Should the product get wet, please remove any residual water with a dry cloth and allow it to dry naturally. Store in the DeMellier dustbag.

PYTHON

This are very high quality skins with a very luxurious finish. With use the scales may lift, a natural feature of this type of skin and a sign of its authenticity. Should the product get wet, please remove any residual water with a dry cloth and allow it to dry naturally. If the surface appears dull, rub lightly with a soft dry cloth. Please keep away from heat and damp and store in the DeMellier dustbag.