Best Way to Protect Your Leather Accessories

Hey there, leather aficionados! The holiday season is upon us, and you might find yourself unwrapping some leather lovelies. So, it’s time to spill the tea on how to keep your leather goodies looking as fab as the day you got them. Whether it’s that trusty leather jacket, those sleek boots, or that oh-so-chic handbag, we’re diving into the art of leather protection. Let’s face it, leather isn’t just a material; it’s a statement. You want to make sure that statement stays bold, beautiful, and buffed.

After all, when it comes to leather, protection is the gift that keeps on giving. So, let’s explore the secrets of maintaining that fresh-off-the-shelf allure for the leather treasures that land under your tree.


So, you’ve just unwrapped a leather gem – congrats! Before you take it out on the town, give it a gentle wipe-down. Holiday festivities can get messy, and you want your new leather sidekick to be ready for action. A soft cloth and a dab of mild soap if needed – consider it a pre-party pampering session.


Your new leather pal may be a showstopper, but it still needs a bit of love. Gift it a moisturizing session with a top-notch leather conditioner. It’s like giving your leather a spa day, ensuring it stays supple, sleek, and ready to turn heads at every holiday gathering.

Get a Leather Honey Kit

From your car interior to your favorite leather shoes, and everything in between, Leather Honey keeps leather looking brand new. It’s also now available in a perfectly giftable kit featuring a Leather Conditioner (8oz), Leather Cleaner (8oz), and two lint-free application cloths. Perfect for protecting your treasured holiday gifts or to gift to everyone on your shopping list.

The non-toxic, water-repelling formula offers 6 months of protection. The easy-to-apply formula is natural, safe, made of high-quality ingredients, and makes your leather last longer. Safe for kids and pets, Leather Honey soaks into leather’s pores, hydrating the individual fibers of the leather and providing a water-repellent barrier that prolongs its life.

Best Way to Protect Your Leather Accessories

Merry and Bright, No Fading in Sight

Leather and sunlight – they’re like holiday carolers and hot cocoa, a classic duo. But, beware of too much of a good thing. Keep your leather away from direct sunlight to avoid any unexpected fades. Think of it as preserving the holiday glow for your leather accessories.

Cover Up!

Winter showers can be a challenge, but fear not! Equip your leather with a waterproof spray to be its holiday superhero shield. A light misting will ensure your leather stays dry and fabulous, even if the weather outside is frightful.


With all those holiday parties, it’s tempting to stick to one fabulous leather piece. But here’s a thought – rotate your leather accessories to spread the festive love. Each piece deserves its moment in the holiday spotlight, making your leather collection a true winter wonderland.

Handle with Gift-Worthy Grace

Leather is tough, but it’s not immune to the holiday hustle and bustle. Remind yourself and your gift-giver to handle your leather treasures with care, avoiding sharp objects and rough surfaces. A little TLC goes a long way in keeping your gifted leather goodies looking brand spanking new.

This holiday season, make protection a part of your leather love story. Whether you’re the proud owner of a new leather piece or you’re the gift-giver, these tips ensure that your leather accessories stay as dazzling as the holiday lights. Here’s to unwrapping and preserving the timeless allure of leather, making this season the most stylish one yet!

Barb Webb. Founder and Editor of Rural Mom, is an the author of "Getting Laid" and "Getting Baked". A sustainable living expert nesting in Appalachian Kentucky, when she’s not chasing chickens around the farm or engaging in mock Jedi battles, she’s making tea and writing about country living and artisan culture.
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