Is MK saffiano leather real leather?
The majority of Michael Kors handbags are made of saffiano leather. It has become almost a trademark of Michael Kors bags. This type of leather is extremely durable. It is both water-resistant and scratch-resistant.
How do you store saffiano leather?
Saffiano Leather Care and Maintenance
- Keep your bag stuffed when not in use, so it will maintain its shape and prevent creases.
- Place your bag in a dustbag to protect it.
- Every two to three months, clean your Saffiano purse either with a soft damp cloth.
Does Saffiano leather feel like plastic?
The advantage of Saffiano is that it is quite scratch resistant, durable, water-repellent and easy to clean. Some don’t like the synthetic feel of the finished material and say the coating masks leather’s identifying properties, which is true.
Does Saffiano leather last long?
A poor quality Saffiano leather, made of faux leather underneath and with a cheap finish will not live long, whereas a Saffiano calf leather with a wax finish will live longer than most genuine leathers. Synthetic leathers such as PU leather or bonded leather are not even in the discussion, they are not made to last.
What does Saffiano leather mean?
Saffiano is a textured leather, meaning it has a cross-hatch finish achieved by treating the leather with a specialised stamping machine. This full-grain leather is further finished with a wax treatment. As a result, the leather is highly scratch resistant, durable and exceptionally easy to keep clean.
Is Saffiano leather hard or soft?
It is hard wearing, practical and easy to wipe clean. Most of the big name brands and fashion houses use this type of leather. The name Saffiano comes from the cross hatch design that was pressed into the wax that coated the leather. It is renowned for its water resistant qualities.