How to Find All The Coach Purses

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When women think of handbags, the Coach brand usually comes to mind.Since the 1940’s, Coach has been manufacturing high-end leather accessories and handbags.The Coach Inc. website’s Company Profile states that the craftsmanship of Coach handbags has been maintained over the years as the company expanded from the original six artisans that crafted the leather products.A list of Coach’s current handbag collections is maintained on its website, making it fairly easy for people to identify the name of each handbag.
Things You’ll Need 1.Computer 2.Internet Explorer,Google Chrome,Safari or Mozilla Firefox
Open the Internet browser and enter the URL www.coach.com.Please note that the Coach website uses a form of Adobe Flash Player, so you may be asked to download the player.
Find and hover your mouse over the “Woman” or “Men” link on the page, select “View All Bags” in the subtitle “Package” to search for all packages.Scan through the images and names of the purses listed on the website.
Please note that the Coach website reserves the latest collection of handbags, and You may not be able to use the site to Identification is disabled Coach Purses Online.

How To Repair Leather Purse Strap

 

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I don’t own a lot of purses because I want the ones I do have to be good quality and to last a while. I used to buy really inexpensive purses,but after having to replace them multiple times a year I decided that I would invest in a real leather purse so that it would hold up better. So, to the clearance section of the coach outlet stores I went. I found this green purse, and I used it exclusively for over 2 years. The only thing that started to wear out was the edging on the strap which I would say shows the good quality. Then came the biggest problem of all, what ist that edging stuff made out of? What is it called? How come NO ONE has a tutorial on how to fix it?! I literally searched the most random websites trying to figure this out. I eventually found places that would replace the straps but couldn’t guarantee the color matching, and they charged over $100 which is how much I paid in the first place. So, I just kept wearing the purse like that and searching.Eventually, I found a leather company that had a few products that looked promising and so I decided to give it a try since it couldn’t make my purse any worse than it already was.


So first I took my purse out of storage.
Next you can see how it was starting to get frayed; I would say this wasn’t bad enough to not still use the purse,but it really was starting to get on my nerves.

DSC_8379Here you can see how cracked and chipped the edging looks. The edging on leather or Faux leather purses can be all sorts of colors,but the two I found available for purchase were the black and brown. Mine is brown as you can see, and my new purse also has the brown edging which is nice if the edging on that one even starts to come off eventually.

DSC_8381                                                                                                                       So, I bought  the edging product from Amazon.

DSC_8383Also, my strap was fraying but not pulling apart, if a strap of yours is, this glue works for almost anything. I would use this with a Q-Tip to glue the pieces together before working on the edging.
Next thing I did was to remove all of the pieces of left over and cracked edging. I pulled most of it off with my fingers,but I also sanded off a few parts here and there.
Then trim all of the frayed fly away pieces, don’t worry about it being perfectly smooth because I will show you how to fix that later.

DSC_8390I used Q-tips for this,but the directions say you can use a clean paint brush or wooden dowel with a rounded wooden tip. I didn’t want to ruin a brush or buy this special leather dowel so I made due with Q-Tips.
I first used what was in the cap, and then dipped straight from a bottle. At first, I would lay the Q-Tip on a paper towel,but it bleeds through really fast so a thick magazine was a better choice.

DSC_8393Once the Q-Tip is slightly saturated, gently wipe on one layer of the Kote. Once everything is covered let it dry for at least 10 mins until it is dry to the touch.
The first few coats might leave it still looking like the leather underneath, but just keep doing coats and letting it dry.


DSC_8406To get to this point, I was at about 5 coats.
It was finally getting to the thickness that I wanted so it matched the rest of the edging,but here you can see the uneven bumps from below are still showing up, and it wasn’t smooth to the touch.

DSC_8413So, I took a fine grit sandpaper and smoothed off all of the bumps until it was level and smooth.
Then I did one last coat, so 6 worked perfectly for my purse and let it dry.
So, here you can see one side of the strap is done!

DSC_8418I didn’t want to worry about either side getting smudged so I did one edge at a time,but I am sure you could rig a setup where the strap is held so both sides can be done at the same time.
Now, it was time to start the second side.

DSC_8425So, it starts again with a rough look and after enough coats, a little bit of sanding, and a final coat,and it will really look great!



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The directions said if you want the edging really shiny, just rub with your finger to give it extra shine.
The final product!

 

Also, a lot of Faux Coach Leather Wallet also have coating like this on the edges. I had a Coach Wallet Outlet that I threw away because the straps were looking so bad; Sad that I could have easily fixed it. I have a feeling this bottle will last forever! After doing this whole project, I think side the bottle the liquid line when down one centimeter maybe two.

I am so glad that I attempted it! My purse looks as good as new.