These bag and shoe spas will keep the look of your prized possessions in tip-top condition
Holystic Sneaker Laundry
For all you sneakerheads out there, you’d be pleased to know that there are experts out there who can keep your kicks squeaky clean. Holystic Sneaker Laundry’s cleaning services range from the basic ($20) for your standard uppersole and midsole to deep ($40) for uppersole, midsole, midsole, undersole and lace cleaning as well as detail ($50) to clean the entire sneaker with UV treatment and repel protection coating. If you’re a collector of clean white kicks, Holystic offers de-yellowing treatments for the midsole and uppers. Restoration for suede and leather is available too, with re-dyes subject to colour availability. Honeycombers’ Talent Manager (and white sneaker lover) Ange swears by their services.
Holystic Sneaker Laundry, Wheelock Place, Cluny Court and Liang Court
These guys aren’t just in the business of bags – they’re also in the business of health. Aesthetic reasons aside, cleaning your bags regularly helps keep all the nasties you cart around all day at bay. Services here run the whole gamut, and includes everything from mould and smell removal, to colouring and repair.
Bagspa, International Plaza, 10 Anson Road, #02-39, Singapore 079903
We can’t possibly do a bag and shoe cleaning story without mentioning Colorwash. The household name has deservedly earned its regular fanbase, thanks to its cleaning service which removes dirt, bacteria, fungus and oil, and disinfects and deodorises to get rid of any nasty odours.
Colorwash, Multiple locations including Asia Square Tower and Mandarin Gallery.
Think of Jeeves as the butler to your bag. Sending it for cleaning requires little else but taps on your keyboard, as pickup and delivery are complimentary. All you need to do is scheduled in a time and date. Founded in London in 1969, the brand combines impeccable craftsmanship with advanced and eco-friendly cleaning techniques. Whether it’s fabric or leather, these guys can clean it all, using hand-cleaning and specialist equipment. If the stain is impossible to remove, give your bag a new lease of life with a fresh retint with Jeeves’ house-blended imported European imported dyes.
Jeeves, Multiple locations including Bukit Timah and River Valley.
Carrie Bradshaw once said that she “will never be the woman who wears white and not spill on it.” As I still swear that I’m a reincarnation of Carrie, I too feel her pain, with the added struggle of not being able to keep a designer bag pristine. Trying to clean the bag myself always results in a colour change, or worsening the stain. This is where professional help comes in. At MyBagSpa, all of the cleaning is done by hand, using the appropriate tools and solutions depending on your bag’s needs. If you need the finer details, the entire cleaning process is stated clearly on the site. Steps include deep cleaning of the surface, vacuum cleaning and disinfection.
MyBagSpa, Far East Plaza, 14 Scotts Road, #02-75, Singapore 228213
If you’re new to bag cleaning, chances are you’re fretting about how much you’ll be charged. CleanMaster keeps it straightforward – to get the specifics on prices, simply Whatsapp pictures of your bag to the specialists and they’ll promptly reply on what services need to be done. You can expect honest assessments when you bring your bag into the store; there’ll be no false promises but simply, a realistic examination of the limits of what they can do and what’s worth splurging and saving on.
CleanMaster SG, #02-28, Golden Wall Flatted Factory, 2 Jalan Rajah, Singapore 329134
Contrary to its name, Dr. Bags doesn’t just do bags. Whether you’ve got a precious Birkin, or other bags and shoes made from the softest suede, silks or leathers, Dr. Bags has got you covered. Groundbreaking Korean technology takes centerstage here to keep your bags in its delicate and luxe condition. Its signature DeepCleanse regime lifts the grime and dirt off your prized possessions with the gentlest of solutions, while the high-performance protection coatings keeps your bags and kicks safe from moisture, fungus, discolorations and oxidisation for up to eight months.
Dr. Bags, Multiple locations including Plaza Singapura, United Square and Katong V.
The Bag and Shoe Aesthetics
Is there anything more painful than seeing the gorgeous lustre of your Loubs dim over time? Keep your special occasion heels in tip-top condition at the Bag and Shoe Aesthetics. Cleaning and polishing of shoes is priced at $80 onwards, while recolouring (so important if you love classic nude leather ones) will set you back $150 onwards.
The Bag and Shoe Aesthetics, Singapore Shopping Centre, #02-27, 190 Clemenceau Avenue, Singapore 239924
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