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HC Top 5 Popular Bags

February 14, 2020

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Recently, we have been receiving many inquiries about the opening hours of our shop due to the coronavirus. We would like to assure you that our shop in Raffles City Shopping Centre will still be operating as usual 10.30am to 10pm daily!


At Honest Crafters, we receive a vast selection of luxury bags to service everyday! After an extended period of time, we cannot help but to notice some repetitive items that come in. Since we receive these bags ever so often, we have deemed them as the more popular bags among our bag-loving customers. 


In this article, we will cover the top 5 bags we receive at our workshop and the common problems that we tackle for them! If you are looking to purchase any of these bags in the future, then it will be good to know some of their issues as well.


1. Chanel Classic Flap Bag


Probably a go-to bag for most women. Many customers that I have spoken with in the past, admitted that their favourite is the Chanel Flap bag despite owning other reputable brands such as Hermes and LV. 


As the flap is often bent to open and close the bag, occasional scuffing may appear along the edges of the flap. Another common issue we notice are that the base corners experience discoloration and scuffing as well, probably due to the friction against rough surfaces. Be gentle when placing your bag down on a table next time! 


2. Louis Vuitton Neverfull

Often favored for its utility and chic look, the LV Neverfull is carried to accompany both casual and formal look time after time.

It is a normal occurrence for women to over-stuff their bags, right? We have received countless inquiries regarding a worn out handle strap. Most of the LV Neverfulls that show up in our workshop have seasoned vachetta leather. Usually we will recommend changing all the vachetta leather parts as replacing the handle by itself may look uneven with the rest of the bag.


3. Balenciaga City Bag

The Balenciaga City Bag is by far a staple in the fashion world which is known to go well with almost all types of dressing. With its edgy design, it is perfect whether you are going on a girls night out or work!


Common issues with this bag are discoloration on the body of the bag. The discoloration is much more prominent for brighter colors of the bag. We will often recommend getting a full color restoration or getting it redyed to a darker color tone.


If you would like to know more about the differences between our color restoration and redye, find out more here!


4. Chanel GST Bag

It is no surprise that Chanel may just be the most popular brand among us ladies. The Chanel GST bag is definitely copped for its space. The metal chains and rings also add an elegant contrast to the entire outlook of the bag, making it a classy piece combined with utility. 


A large bag like this are easily susceptible to scuffing marks. The abrasion caused by our arms against the edges may result in worn out edge trimmings as well.


5.  Prada Double Bag

A simple yet elegant bag which is suitable for every classy lady. Majority of our customers we do pick ups for in the Central Business District, own this bag!


The services we often render to these bags are color restoration or edge recoating. As the lighter color of this bag can easily be stained and difficult to remove, a simple color touch up on the body or base of the bag is usually requested. The sides of the bag are also curved inwards which may affect the edges over a prolonged period of time.


Does any of the problems stated above sound familiar? If your bags are facing the same issues as the ones we mentioned, do not hesitate to contact us for a free assessment today!

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