Searching for a new handbag for work

Currently I have a light yellow, leather across body handbag that I bought a few years ago now. I get to work via buses and trains so it has seen its fair amount of dirt and being yellow it is no longer a pretty bag but has instead become something I am ashamed to be seen with. I have tried all kinds of cleaning products but due to the design it’s hopeless. Let me show you how bad it has become (and bear in mind that I actually cleaned it about a month ago):

My battered leather handbag

It is supposed to be much lighter in colour (like the part of the strap nearest the bag) without the dark looking areas. So now I am trawling sites on the hunt for a replacement. Continue reading