Cleaning a Dooney & Burke Purse


How do I clean my Dooney & Bourke purse? It is black with brown trim and the black looks faded some.

Dee Janey from Sacramento, CA

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Cleaning a Dooney & Bourke Purse

I have used simple dish soap and water which takes the dirt right off. I got this advice from a salesperson at the mall. It took the ballpoint pen off as well. I had no problem getting it off.
(08/07/2006)

By Jessica

Cleaning a Dooney & Bourke Purse

If it's a matter of faded black leather - use black leather shoe polish - buff to a high shine - you could also try liquid shoe polish. (03/13/2007)

By Pamphyila

Cleaning a Dooney & Bourke Purse

I have the same problem. My Dooney & Bourke purse contains light beige leather and there started to be darker brown spots on it. Should I clean it with a leather cleaner or saddle soap? (04/14/2007)

By Sylwia

Cleaning a Dooney & Bourke Purse

My Dooney and Bourke is the white bucket bag with the colored DB on it and has yellowed. I've tried just some mild soap and water but i don't know what to really use. I want to use it again this summer so if anyone knows how to clean it so it is white again that would be great! (05/07/2007)

By Samantha

Cleaning a Dooney & Bourke Purse

Cleaning a Dooney and Bourke bag is not all that hard. All I had to do was take a warm damp wash cloth and a bar of soap and rub onto the fabric. Mine came clean in just a few minutes. It really does work. (05/31/2007)

By Courtney

Cleaning a Dooney & Bourke Purse

I went to Macy's to learn how to clean my mini bubble bag, and the lady at Macy's had a whole book on how to clean my purse, you use a bar of ivory soap and a clean toothbrush and white towel.

1. Run bar of soap under worm water

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2. rub toothbrush on soap

3. gently scrub bag

4. rinse with water lightly, then dry as much as possible with white towel.

*don't let the soap sit on the purse for more than 2 min! GOOD LUCK! (06/17/2007)

By Just A Girl

Cleaning a Dooney & Bourke Purse

I have a tan bubble bucket bag and the bottom was really dirty, I used some dawn dish soap, and a white cotton towel, lightly cleaned it and dabbed the soap off with water, and it came clean, and looks brand new. I'll keep doing that. (08/04/2007)

By joey from phoenix

Cleaning a Dooney & Bourke Purse

I have a baby blue Dooney that I left in the trunk of my car at an event recently. The next day, my boyfriend put a drill in the trunk on top of my purse leaving several black grease marks on it. I used the ivory soap/toothbrush method and it really does work. It even removed the grease from the light brown leather on the sides without harming it. (08/27/2007)

By jennyleigh

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