top of page

Minimalist Bag: Care Guide for a Long-Lasting Adventure

Updated: Apr 23

Your Zetu Africa Minimalist Bag is a companion built for adventure. Crafted with high-quality, sustainable materials, this backpack is designed to last for years to come. But with proper care and maintenance, you can ensure your Minimalist Bag stays looking its best and functions flawlessly on all your journeys.

Here's a comprehensive guide to caring for your Zetu Africa Minimalist Bag:

General Cleaning:

  • Spot Cleaning: For minor dirt or spills, address them promptly to prevent them from setting in. Use a damp cloth with a gentle, natural soap solution. Wipe the affected area in a circular motion and avoid harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners.

  • Deep Cleaning (Optional): For a more thorough clean, empty your backpack completely and turn it inside out. Using a soft brush or a vacuum cleaner with an upholstery attachment, remove any loose dirt or debris.

Caring for Organic Cotton Canvas:

  • Handwashing is Best: For the most gentle clean, handwash your Minimalist Bag in lukewarm water with a mild detergent specifically formulated for delicates. Avoid using hot water or harsh detergents, which can damage the natural fibers of the organic cotton canvas.

  • Air Drying is Key: Once handwashed, thoroughly rinse your backpack to remove all soap residue. Let it air dry completely in a shaded, well-ventilated area. Avoid using direct sunlight or artificial heat sources, as these can shrink the canvas.

Caring for African Print Fabric:

  • Spot Cleaning Preferred: Due to the potential for vibrant colors to fade, prioritize spot cleaning for the African print fabric sections of your Minimalist Bag. Use a damp cloth with a gentle soap solution and focus on the affected area only.

  • Minimise Washing: Frequent washing can cause the vibrant colors of the African print fabric to fade. Opt for spot cleaning whenever possible and reserve full washes for times when truly necessary.

Additional Care Tips for The Minmalist Bag:

  • Empty Your Bag Regularly: Don't let your backpack become a cluttered black hole! Empty it regularly to remove any dirt, crumbs, or forgotten items that could contribute to odours or damage the lining.

  • Store it Right: When not in use, store your Zetu Africa Minimalist Bag in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Avoid storing it stuffed with items, as this can cause the bag to lose its shape. Consider using packing cubes or tissue paper to maintain the bag's structure while in storage.

  • Treat Spills Immediately: The quicker you address spills, the easier it is to prevent them from staining. Blot up any excess liquid with a clean, absorbent cloth and follow the appropriate cleaning steps mentioned above.

By following these simple care and maintenance tips, you can ensure your Zetu Africa Minimalist Bag remains a reliable and stylish companion for all your adventures. Remember, a little TLC goes a long way in prolonging the life of your backpack and keeping it looking its best.


bottom of page