Getting Musty Smell Out of Leather

How do I remove the moldy smell from leather handbags?

By Pia from Laguna Beach, CA

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Getting Musty Smell Out of Leather

Here are some ideas:

  1. Put some vinegar on a cloth and swab the leather with it. Leave open in the sun to dry and air out.
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  2. Put an open cup of baking soda inside and leave for a week. The baking soda will absorb the smell.
  3. Put some dry coffee grounds inside and leave for a week.
  4. Spray with Lysol or other disinfectant to kill the mold. (06/11/2010)

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