Leather and hemp are two of the longest lasting natural materials. That’s why I use them. Your bag will last and age beautifully with attentive care about twice a year. If you choose to Do It Yourself, there are many excellent leather care products available for cleaning, conditioning, and protection. Make sure that you test a small section of the leather before you begin the cleaning process. You can also consult with your local leather expert. Because I combine hemp with leather as a signature design element, please protect the canvas from any leather cleaning and conditioning product.