Hi all,

I have an old workhorse bag that has suddenly developed a bad sign of wear. This reptile print Sam Edelman tote is brilliant — lightweight but sturdy, and the color scheme is perfect for me. Great for a day of errands or shopping and nicely fits a book or iPad or something bulky when I need a bit more storage.

However, on my last use a few days ago, I noticed the handles are now peeling badly. The rest of the bag looks so good still that I hate to get rid of it, but the handles really look ratty.

Has anyone ever had any sort of replacement or repair of such a strap style? It would be tricky because of the way they are attached to the body of the bag, so I don’t have high hopes, but I thought I’d post here and see if there are any ideas or suggestions. I’ll be sad if I have to let this go because it doubt I’ll find the same color combination in such a useful style ever again.

Any ideas?

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