Taking care of your handbags over time can sometimes fall to the bottom of your to do list. But in the long run, the wear and tear will start showing in your bag if you don’t take care of it! Here are 5 simple tips to help maintain your bag: Use products Spray your bag with a water proofing spray to protect your bag from any accidental liquid spills and rain. A plus to this is your bag will also get an extra little shine! Keep your dust bags Every LILLY AND M bag purchase comes with a dustbag– keep them! They’re great for protecting your stylish bags when you’re not using them and when travelling. Stuff your purse to maintain its shape You can use anything from a tshirt from your wardrobe to newspaper to stuff your bag to maintain its shape when not in use. 4. Use a little pouch to hold your liquids We have all been there, how many times have you spilled sunscreen or foundation in your bag? Or how many times have you left your fabric lip gloss in your work bag when switching bags for the weekend? Putting them all into a little pouch helps you find and move these products easily between all your bags. Store your bags on a shelf The wear and tear on your bag handles from the weight of hanging your bag can be rough! If you have a shelf or a flat surface, we recommend putting your bags there. Your bag can make any outfit go from ‘it will do’ to ‘wow’ therefore it’s important to take care of them.