True Quality CleaningStraight talk about caring for fine garments & household textiles from an expert who calls it like it is. In plain English.

Ink stains on the outside of leather handbags, purses and wallets

Wednesday, August 14, 2013by Stu Bloom

Ink stains on a leather or suede garment is one of the more difficult stains a dry cleaner can encounter. When you are dealing with ink stains on leather or suede handbags, purses, wallets and backpacks, the task is infinitely more difficult. Here's an excellent example of success on a Fendi leather handbag.

Cleaning and restoring Gucci GG fabric handbags: The case for "repairing" frayed GG fabric

Saturday, July 06, 2013by Stu Bloom

When the fabric on your Gucci GG fabric/leather trim handbag starts to fray on the corners and elsewhere, consider this innovative solution. Our cleaning process and reconstruction techniques just might give your handbag a new lease on life.

Vintage Louis Vuitton handbags: cleaning and reconditioning

Wednesday, January 23, 2013by Stu Bloom

It seems as if Louis Vuitton's brown monogrammed coated canvas handbags never go out of fashion. Designs may change but the basic element -- the brown monogrammed coated canvas -- remains a central element. Here's an example of a 1972 handbag we recently cleaned, reconditioned and repaired.

Handbag cleaning: when the manufacturer declines your request to clean your handbag

Wednesday, December 12, 2012by Stu Bloom

When you ask a manufacturer to clean a handbag, purse, wallet or backpack, they might decline the work. For good reason: they know it's almost impossible to return it to "showroom perfect" condition. And they don't want to disappoint you or fail to live up to your highest expectations.