Edges of Balenciaga..can I do anything?

Sabinalynn

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Hi:smile: I just received my gooooorgeous black 07 chevre ggh black city and she is almost perfect. I treated the handles and O ring handles with edge kote for fraying and she looks brand new..amazing results. Bag is perfection and perfectly broken in. ONLY issue is the edges along the sides and corners and bottom. I know this happens but is there anthing I can do to restore the raw edges? pics included. THANKS!
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prism

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the only way i was ever able to smooth out that fold was by wetting it thoroughly and then smoothing it against the bag body. but that bag was pretty used already, so i didn't really care anymore.
 

Sabinalynn

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and my results from moisturizing with APPLE leather conditioner:

this baby is restored to perfection and I did it myself!!! yay!!!!!
 

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saira1214

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Congrats!!! Now you can thoroughly enjoy your HG!

Btw- I've never used edge kote, but the handles on the o ring of my black city are fraying. Does it come in particular colors or is it versatile?
 

Sabinalynn

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Thanks Saira! Edge Kote comes in alot of colors..
Here is a link:

http://compare.ebay.com/like/220620...ffe813c&itemid=220620824369&ff4=263602_309572

this stuff is awesome! I completely repaired ALL the fraying on the bag and the bottom raw edge as well as little touch ups on the leather. My bag looks almost brand new and when I got it, it was in need of some care. I was thinking sending it to LMB, but now she's perfect:smile:
 

Honeylicious

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Wow Sabina, you did a really good job~ the bag looks brand new!!
I wanna fix my black City too... but I'm planning to get leather honey, I wonder if it will give the same result... or should I get apple guard conditioner??
 

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