Longchamp’s Le Pilage has come to dominate the area of waterproof bags, which have made them an optimal choice for everyday. Their reign of power, however, is slowly ebbing in the light of Gherardini’s rise. Both bags have used a nylon fabric developed for parachute production, making them durable, lightweight, and semi-waterproof. Here, however, is where the real deviation between the brands begins!
Gherardini, due to form and style, reevaluated the change in technologies and decided to switch their nylon based GHE softy production which pre-dates Longchamp, to a polyester base instead. The new polyester based bags were more lightweight and durable than the previous nylon, but that is not where the changes stop. Gherardini also updated the type of polyurethane coating they used to make the bags waterproof and light/rubbing resistant. Their new type of HHR (high hydrolysis resistant) polyurethane coating gives each bag multiple layers of super protection.
So what does this all mean for your traveling needs? It proves that rain or shine Gherardini handbags and travel suitcases are a great investment in the cost-per-use sense. Their long “lifespan” coupled with great individualizing features such as a plethora of different color combinations, leather accents, and practical shapes makes choosing a new travel bag a cinch!