the handles on speedy30 turns dark?

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  1. I'm seeing a speedy with very light colored handles, do they turn into a golden brown tone after it's been used for some time because some of the handles I've seen are darker then this one.
     
  2. yes it's called patina it's basically when the leather oxidises but also oils from your hands (plus any creams etc) speed up the process, the darker the leather generally the more well used the bag is this hapens to all bags with Vachetta trims (that's the name of the leather) brand new is very pale & pinky it gradually tans
     
  3. Wow, I have a lot to learn about LV bags. I'm still trying to process the terms.
     
  4. You'll learn if you stay on here for awhile!!! Welcome!
     
  5. Welcome! As it ages, you want to achieve that warm honey color. Really neat.
     
  6. hi - i'm new to LV and also thinking about getting a Speedy 30. Curious - how long and under what conditions does it take to go from the beautiful honey color to dark and dirty? Thanks! bt
     
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