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Product Information And Care

Kipling products are made with the finest quality, but they will weather differently depending on how well they are treated.

Carefully looking after your bags will mean they last longer and perform better. Here you can find all the advice you could possibly need on how to care for your Kipling bags.

How to care for your Kipling bag

Learn how to care for your Kipling bags with the following advice and FAQs:

How do you keep a bag from getting moldy?

The best way to prevent a bag from getting moldy is to keep it dry, refrain from leaving perishables inside, and wipe it down with a damp cloth if it gets dirty.

If in the event of food items being left in your bag for too long, hand clean your bag with a damp sponge. Leave the zips open to let each compartment air dry.

You could also consider investing in dehumidifiers for the room or cupboard you store your bags in, or even purchase small silica gel sachets to keep in your bag to absorb any moisture that mold could thrive in. This will help dry the air out to prevent mold from growing in the first place.

Can I wash my Kipling bag in the washing machine?

We advise that you don’t clean your Kipling bag in the washing machine. Washing your Kipling bags in the washing machine can cause both chemical and physical damage, from strong washing detergent and the motions of the washing machine itself.

Placing your Kipling bag in the washing machine could result in discoloration of the fabric.

Instead, we recommend gently cleaning the bag’s exterior by hand, using a slightly wet cloth. For best results, wipe in the direction of the fabric and never leave your bag to soak in water. Never use bleach on your bag as this will damage the fabric and cause discoloration.

For best results when drying your bag, leave it to air dry out of direct sunlight. Do not tumble dry your Kipling bag as this can also damage the fabric and even cause some materials to warp or shrink.

Are Kipling bags durable?

Kipling bags are made of the finest quality materials and are durable provided they are treated with care. 

What material are Kipling bags?

Kipling bags are made from different materials, according to their functionality. Carry-on luggage and other suitcase-style bags are available in durable materials such as polycarbonate and nylon to help protect your valuables during transit.

Backpacks and other bags that need to be carried on your back or over your shoulder are made from more lightweight materials including polyester, recycled polyester and nylon. These fabrics can be easily cleaned with a damp cloth and recycled polyester also helps reduce your carbon footprint.

Now that you can confidently care for your bag in the best way, take a look at our guides on choosing the best tote bagschool bag, and backpack for your needs.