SoleHeeled offers convenient and affordable Louis Vuitton handbag cleaning by Australia’s best craftsmen, with free shipping to your door. This case study outlines how we recently cleaned a customer’s Louis Vuitton handbag.

Louis Vuitton Handbag Interior Clean


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Tote handbag interior clean, stain removal and odour treatment

Customer location

St Ives Chase in Sydney, New South Wales

The handbag

This Louis Vuitton Neverfull handbag is as practical as it is chic. With a price tag not for the faint-hearted, the bag was no doubt carefully looked after. And yet, using the bag on a daily basis would have entailed risks — in this case, the customer's bag came to be marked by numerous ink stains and even soaked in spilled apple juice.

When this customer reached out to us for a free diagnosis/quote, we offered to perform a deep clean of the bag's interior as well as treat the bag for its noticeable apple juice odour.

Interior clean and stain removal

We used chemical-free, water-based agents to clean the delicate interior of this bag — these agents penetrate deep into the fibres to loosen up grime and extract ink and other stains. Ink stains in particular are typically difficult to remove, but we are often able to at least significantly reduce their visibility if not remove them entirely through specialised ink stain removal techniques. It is important not to attempt ink and other stain removals at home as the application of harmful substances and excessive abrasion can result in discolouration and irreversible damage — whether to leather or fabric.

Odour treatment

We applied a special agent to disinfect the bag's interior, remove the odour and help protect it from bacteria / mould growth going forward. This type of treatment works generally for liquid and food spillage, cigarette smoke, perfume leakage, and musty / mould odours.

Have a Louis Vuitton handbag in need of cleaning?

Our experienced craftsmen have been trusted by not only generations of Australians but also local and international brands (including Versace and Canali) with the repair and restoration of luxury designer handbags since 1955. If you have a beloved Louis Vuitton handbag in need of repair or restoration, ask us for a free diagnosis/quote by completing our online order form — where you can upload photos of the bag and let us know exactly what you would like done to it, or let us advise you on what the bag needs based on the photos.

SoleHeeled serves all of Australia through its free 2-way shipping service:

  1. Order online: Answer a few questions to get an instant quote and complete your order.

  2. Send your handbag: Drop your handbag off at a local post office for free packaging and shipping to us.

  3. We repair: A team of experienced craftsmen will carefully repair your handbag.

  4. We return: We'll deliver your cleaned handbag to you, wherever you are in Australia.

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