LOVING & CARING FOR YOUR LEATHER JACKET (MDKonline)

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Loving & Caring For Your Leather Jacket

Leather is an expensive material and for this reason extra care should be taken to ensure your leather jacket looks its best all year round. Leather is animal skin and you should treat it as you would your own skin. It requires moisture to maintain its supple richness. MDK has listed below a series of tips to help you ensure that this is the case.

  • First & foremost, always check the care label (manufacturer’s instructions) located on the
    inside of your garment before you undertake any cleaning process.
  • Apply a small amount of special leather cleaner (foam) directly onto the area of the leather garment you wish to clean.
    Use a dry clean cleaning cloth and lightly scrub until all the foam has disappeared then use the other side of the cleaning cloth and scrub the same area with the dry side. If in doubt we recommend to take your leather garment to a specialist leather cleaner. Usually your leather jacket will only get better with time as the natural skin continues its character further due to its natural properties. 
  • Use wide, padded hangers to hang your jacket so the leather does not lose its shape.
    Naturally, wrinkles will drop from your garment this way, if there are any. 
  • Do not store your leather garment in plastic bags or other nonporous covers.
    Instead use a breathable garment bag or leave it out in the open for ventilation. 
  • In the event your leather jacket becomes wet let it air dry naturally. Do not use any sort of heat dryer or vents during the drying process.
    This will avoid “over-drying” your leather jacket to the extent that cracks appear as a lot of the moisture in the leather’s skin is depleted
    (you do not want this to happen).
  • Remove stains from your leather jacket as soon as you see them by wiping it gently with a damp sponge and letting it air dry.
  • Excessive humidity damages leather jackets. Do not let your garment stay in such environments for too long.  
  • Do not use any cleaners you may have at home on your leather jackets. Only use cleaning products specific to your leather garment.
  • An easy way to clean your leather jacket at home:
  1. Use a rough towel and gently scrub off any dirt on you can see on your leather jacket.
  2. Wipe down the jacket using baby wipes. These are made so as to gently care for a baby’s skin which is why it is also good to use on animal skin.
  3. Use a soft, absorbent towel to polish and shine your leather jacket.

 

Written by Executive Tea Server (June 2012)

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Product description.

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Product description.

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Product description.
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Product description.

 

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