The bag that you carry says a lot about your personality and lifestyle, and women definitely spend a lot of their money on handbags.
Handbag sales reached $11.5 billion last year, up 5% from 2014, according to market research firm NPD. And handbag shoppers often do a lot of homework before making the purchase, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, handbag return rates at luxury online retailer Net-a-Porter are among the lowest across the site.
“By the time they’ve made their selection, what they’ve got is what they expected,” says Sarah Rutson, vice president of global buying. Ms. Rutson has expanded Net-a-Porter’s handbag offering in the last 18 months “to great success,” she says. “A woman invests in her bag because it gets a hell of a lot of wear.”
But what happens once you’ve got the bag? How do you take care of it? Whether you need to remove lipstick stains, discolouration on the handles, or maintain the suppleness of leather, here are our top three picks for bag cleaning services in Singapore.
This story first appeared on Harper’s Bazaar by Debby Kwong & Joyce Cheo, July 2016.
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