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Leather Bags Vs. Nylon Bags: What You Need To Know.

Would you go on a vacation with a leather bag or Nylon bag? The finished products or both types of bags look very good but you must first consider your needs. Let’s take a quick look at these types of bags.

A quick Look at Leather Bags

leather bag Leather in its most basic form is made from the hide of an animal. On processing the hide, they are well cleaned to remove hair and debris after which a chemical process is used stretched and tan the hide. The end product can either be a soft leather (mostly used for fashion), hard (travel) or suede. Leather bags are quite strong and durable. With a good finishing touch, these bags are highly fashionable.

A quick look at Nylon Bags

nylon bag Known for its flexibility in manufacturing all sought of products from travel bags to wallets, these bags are man-made using polymers as material. Relatively cost-effective, it comes in all forms and colors and quite suitable for less strenuous use.

Nylon Vs Leather. Let's take a look at these facts.

Nylon Bags Leather bags
  • Nylon bag is less expensive when compared to a leather bag.
  • Strong and resistant is one of the coolest advantages of leather bags. Say goodbye to scrapes and scratches. Your bag will last longer and withstand tougher conditions that nylon bags won’t even dream of.
  • Unfortunately, nylon bags of low quality most times don’t have high or strong quality zips, bag handles or pockets.
  • Provides extra protection for the contents in the bag that nylon does not.
  • Highly elastic. This type of material is really elastic and flexible which is a good thing if you have to put it in tiny places. Don't take much space.
  • Leather bags also create the right balance between style and practicality due to its low cost, and will not go out of fashion (at least not any time soon).
  • Environmentally unfriendly, not recyclable. In case contrary to leather bags, Nylon is not recyclable.
  • Sharp Objects don’t stand a chance with leather bags. Now for those of us, who travel around with sharp objects; don’t take a second look at a nylon bag even if it’s sold for 5 cents.
  • The cost of repairing a nylon bag when they break is in most times not worth it.
  • Leather bags can easily be fixed with less effect on the initial quality. Just fix, polish and enjoy your bag.
Lastly, ensure you use suitable conditioners on a regular basis to nourish the leather. Always test out the conditioner on a small hidden spot to see its effect before applying on the general surface. Ok people, when planning your next vacation it’s important you consider the travel needs and choose your bag wisely so, keep that in mind.