Category: Maintenance

Should I waterproof my new bag?

Should I waterproof my new bag? Leather bag exposed to rain.

QUESTION I received my Ruitertassen bag today. Should I waterproof the leather? How? ANSWER None of the Ruitertassen bags need waterproofing when new. Note that rain isn’t leather’s enemy and occasional exposure is harmless. What’s important is to allow for the leather to dry slowly and naturally. The tannery finishes our leather in order to […]