Dyeing Patent Lady Dior Bag

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  1. Hello loves, I just wanted to share my experience about dyeing patent, just in case any of y'all were thinking of doing the same.

    about 2 months ago I bought this terrible discoloured lady Dior from a seller. It was supposed to be a pinkish-beige but somehow it became a mustard yellow colour. I used Dylon Shoe dye (black) with 3 coats and let it dry in the sun to remove the smell. I've been using this bag for about 4 weeks now and it's held up well!
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    The colour it was supposed to be
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    The colour it was (yuck!)
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    1st coat
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    2nd coat
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    Done!
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    In comparison to my lambskin (it's on the left)
     
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  2. Wow, you did a fantastic job. It looks amazing.
     

  3. Thanku! There were many times throughout the whole thing where I wondered if I was making a terrible mistake
     
  4. Wow! I couldn't have been able to tell that it was redyed! You did an amazing job!
     
  5. It look amazing. U did a great job. Is the dye expensive? It will cost a lot if u send to bag spa to redye a bag.
     

  6. Thanks
     

  7. Nope! The dye was around USD 5. U can get it on eBay, it's called Dylon's leather dye (for shoes and bags)
     
  8. That's crazy, it looks perfect! You are amazing, you've turned an icky bag into a total beauty! Maybe I start DIYing designer bags as a hobby lol it'll certainly allow me to buy more bags :angel:
     
  9. That is remarkable. It looks terrific. I would have never thought......
     
  10. Looks great! What a transformation!! You are brave!!
     
  11. Your "new" bag looks absolutely perfect. The other color looks tired, but black patent on Lady Dior is so beautiful. This looks like a brand spanking new bag you just got from the boutique!

    Burning question: does this dye work on leathers other than patent? I may seriously consider buying a patent Lady Dior in pink then re dye it to black a few years down the road.
     

  12. Ahh I would be too but you have nothing to worry about. You did an amazing job
     

  13. Yes it does. I think it was originally for other, more normal types of leather. I haven't tried though. Good luck if u do!
     
  14. #14 Apr 3, 2016
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2016
    Awww that's so sweet! Thanku to everyone for the sweet comments
     
  15. Wow I didn't know you could even dye Patent Leather - looks fabulous - congrats