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Warranty & Care

WARRANTY

We provide a 12 month warranty from time of purchase on the Florence Tote Handbag.

WHAT IS COVERED BY THE HANDBAG WARRANTY?

Our Florence Tote handbags are made with the best quality soft and lightweight natural grain cow leather sourced from Santa Croce sull’Arno in Tuscany, Italy. This is a natural product and each leather hide is unique. No piece will be exactly the same as another and some may have natural markings and character which are not faults, but show the natural quality. Colour fading or darkening, marking and stretching as a result of regular usage, all add to the character of your bag, they are not considered a fault.

During the warranty period, we cover Handbags that are defective in material or craftsmanship under normal use. This means that if the materials aren't right or if the handbag isn't put together correctly, we'll repair or replace it. If in the unlikely event this is the case, we will replace or repair your product at our discretion.

The warranty DOES NOT cover:

  • Damage resulting from improper handling, lack of care, exceeding the 5kg weight restriction, soaking, soiling, machine washing, accidents or normal wear and tear.
  • The brand stamp as it will naturally fade with time
  • The warranty will be voided in the case that a third party performed repair works or other works on the handbag without first contacting HARRY AUSTIN and obtaining approval.

HOW TO CLAIM WARRANTY ON HANDBAG?

We stand behind the products we create. If you believe your handbag has a manufacturing defect, we apologise and will do what we can to rectify the situation as soon as possible.

  1. Email us at info@harryaustinbags.com within 12 months of purchase with the subject “WARRANTY” providing your full name, order number and photos of the suspected issue. Warranty claims require a proof of purchase, including items that have been gifted.
  2. Once our team has received your claim, if the covered item proves to be defective in material or craftsmanship under normal use, we will arrange for your item to be repaired or replaced free of charge. All warranty claims will be at the discretion of HARRY AUSTIN management.
  3. If the claim is approved, we will arrange a return pre-paid postage label for you to return your Handbag back to our office or closest certified repairer. If your item is out of the warranty period, you will be required to organise your own postage. Please return the item to HARRY AUSTIN within 10 days of notification of claim approval. When returning items we strongly recommended you retain proof of posting and will not be held accountable for misplaced items. 
  4. Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your product to be repaired may vary however we aim for approximately 10 working days turn-around time, from the time we have received your Handbag.

FLORENCE TOTE CARE

To clean the leather:

  • Wipe with a soft damp cloth (make sure it is damp not wet)
  • Use a specialised leather bag cleaner for stubborn marks or dirt, but be aware that this can discolour your leather.
  • Let water drops dry naturally, using heat to dry can warp your leather. 

BABY BAG CONVERTER CARE

The Baby Bag Converter with padded change mat is made from waterproof Nylon for easy cleaning.

To clean the nylon:

  • Simply remove from the bag and shake free of any mess or crumbs
  • Wipe with a soft damp cloth (make sure it is damp not wet) or wet wipes
  • Do not wash in washing machine or soak in water.