How to "floop" my campana

xquisite

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Well I finally caved a couple of weeks ago & am now the proud owner of a nero large campana. I love the style of the bag, and am hoping it will be good for travelling/ hand luggage. At the moment she is a bit stiff and doesn't hug against the body like I'd hoped. I would like more drape, especially as the large is such a big bag.Will she soften up just with lots of normal use, or is there something you do to get your BVs nice and floopy?
 

lkweh

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Yes, it will get softer as you use it more like any nappa leather. Someone suggested for Veneta to put two cans inside and hang it on the door knob for a couple days. Not sure about campana since it has structured bottom. May be others who have more experienced can chime in. I do believe for leather to drape with time and usage ...more natural

Btw, congratulations. I tried out a campana and I love the way it looks...I agree, large is fairly big
 

jburgh

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The soup can method is good for really stiff bags, made of calf, such as a Jimmy Choo Mahala, or Maddie. And like lkweh said, it works to increase drape on the Veneta style. With the Campana, the nappa will soften up with use, and I would not want to stretch out the handles intentionally. Just wear your new bag and it will soften in no time.
 

xquisite

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..With the Campana, the nappa will soften up with use, and I would not want to stretch out the handles intentionally. Just wear your new bag and it will soften in no time.

Thanks, jburgh! I guess I just have to be patient. I've started taking it to work every day in place of a birkin to wear it in a little, and it's working well as a work bag so far.

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