Is this Prairie Satchel Pebble Leather?

Pinkdaisy05

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image.png Hi everyone. I ordered this bag from the coach outlet sale and I keep going back to look at it and it looks like it's pebble leather. I do not like pebble leather. I have 2 pebble leather coach bags that have transferred colour and look awful now and I never want another one again. I called coach just now and the rep said if it was pebble it would say. She didn't seem to know but I look up this bag and some sites say it is pebble leather. The coach sale says printed leather. I don't know if that's any better or not. This makes me sad . I haven't bought a new bag in a year because the Canadian dollar has sucked but I thought I would splurge and go for it and now I think I have gotten a bag I will hate and paid customs and duty on it. Not happy the Coach rep couldn't help. If anyone has some insight, that would be great! Thanks!
 
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It's been awhile since i have seen that bag in store but i do believe it's pebbled. Very pretty and vibrant in person.

What bags did you have trouble with? are they lighter colors?
 

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It's been awhile since i have seen that bag in store but i do believe it's pebbled. Very pretty and vibrant in person.

What bags did you have trouble with? are they lighter colors?
I have those two bags and you can see the colour transfer. On the carryall it was much worse but I managed to get a lot of it off because it was a dark pink. Not the purple bag though . I don't know if pebble leather with print is any different though.
 
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I have those two bags and you can see the colour transfer. On the carryall it was much worse but I managed to get a lot of it off because it was a dark pink. Not the purple bag though . I don't know if pebble leather with print is any different though.
I don't think it is... the lighter colored one, unfortunately those in that shade tend to be more prone to color transfer, the purple scout i am more surprised at, have you spoken with Coach cs in regards to these issues? when did you buy them?

Generally speaking, pebbled is a good choice for daily wear, doesn't scratch as easily and offers some softness/flexibility... water resistant too.
 

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I bought the carryall a year ago and the purple one in September last year. I only carried the carryall for a few months. Same with the purple one. I never thought to contact coach about it. When I spoke with the rep last night and mentioned that I had 2 pebble leather coach bags with colour transfer that I hated, she said nothing. I was pretty annoyed that she could not tell me that the prairie satchel was in fact a pebble leather bag. How do I prevent this new one from doing this? I walk to work every day so I know why it does this, it's rubbing against my coat or body when I walk because I wear them crossbody.
 
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Have you tried alcohol free baby wipes to remove the color transfer? They always work for me, even removed denim transfer on a cream colored swagger. I then put a bit of coach moisturizer on after.
 
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I bought the carryall a year ago and the purple one in September last year. I only carried the carryall for a few months. Same with the purple one. I never thought to contact coach about it. When I spoke with the rep last night and mentioned that I had 2 pebble leather coach bags with colour transfer that I hated, she said nothing. I was pretty annoyed that she could not tell me that the prairie satchel was in fact a pebble leather bag. How do I prevent this new one from doing this? I walk to work every day so I know why it does this, it's rubbing against my coat or body when I walk because I wear them crossbody.
Okay, i believe the issue with the prairie is it's only listed as 'Printed leather' the reps can only go by the info provided, a bit ago there was a big issue about the Peanuts release for the factory store, they described a few items as being calf leather, only for them to turn out to be coated canvas.

As for preventing/reducing color transfer.. i know certain clothing releases dye more easily than others, my oldest daughter has a bennett satchel in a neon pink she got denim transfer on..

Harley 77 made a suggestion on the baby wipes, i have no experience with doing this though, but would recommend a search many threads exist on the topic with great suggestions from those who have been there done that.

Good luck!
 

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Thank you so much for your replies. I am going to try the baby wipes, I have those on hand because I have a toddler.

I got the bag today and I love it, I am going to keep it and cross my fingers that it works out for me because I don't want to return it lol!
 
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Thank you so much for your replies. I am going to try the baby wipes, I have those on hand because I have a toddler.

I got the bag today and I love it, I am going to keep it and cross my fingers that it works out for me because I don't want to return it lol!
It is a really nice bag! i have seen it a few times in person, such a vibrant color and print.. perfect for for spring/summer. Enjoy!
 
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Thank you so much for your replies. I am going to try the baby wipes, I have those on hand because I have a toddler.

I got the bag today and I love it, I am going to keep it and cross my fingers that it works out for me because I don't want to return it lol!
It is a really nice bag! i have seen it a few times in person, such a vibrant color and print.. perfect for for spring/summer. Enjoy!