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

Prada Handbag Chain Strap Repair


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Handbag chain strap repair

Customer Location

Thornleigh in Sydney, New South Wales

The handbag

This Prada handbag sported a chain strap exuding elegant luxury. Unfortunately, the leather woven through the strap had torn entirely at its weakest point, where it loops through the bag. When this customer reached out to us for a free diagnosis/quote, we offered to repair the strap by repairing the torn leather.

Chain strap repair

As you can see, we repaired the torn leather by removing, cleanly stitching and then re-weaving the leather into the chain strap.

This is unfortunately a common problem with chain straps, including those we see on Chanel bags. We recommend getting the leather repaired as soon as you notice it tearing — otherwise, the thread will continue to worsen while the bag continues to be used, eventually forcing you to replace the thread entirely.

Have a Prada handbag needing repair or restoration?

Our experienced craftsmen have been trusted by not only generations of Australians but also local and international brands (including Canali and Versace) with the repair and restoration of luxury designer handbags since 1955. If you have a beloved Prada bag 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 cobblers will carefully repair your handbag.

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

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