WHY DO WE LOVE NEOPRENE BAGS?
If you own an Olivia Jean bag, you know why neoprene makes such a fantastic bag. For those who don't know what neoprene is, it's a type of synthetic rubber and is one of the most multi-purpose fabrics available. If you want to know why neoprene makes such a fantastic material as your new everyday bag continue reading! In this post we're giving you a behind-the-scenes look at the fabric that makes up our neoprene bags.
WHAT IS NEOPRENE?
Since its early development, neoprene has been used in many industries such as wetsuits, tires and hoses.
Today, the thick and durable fabric has also made its way into the fashion world. Used for clothing and accessories, neoprene is loved by designers for its structure and properties. Not to mention its uniquely stylish look.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF NEOPRENE?
One of the best things about neoprene is its durability. You can be sure it won’t rip. From carrying nappies, to laptop and files neoprene has got you covered!
Water and Weather Resistant
Neoprene is resistant to water and a wide range of temperatures. Essentially, it’ll stand up to all weather conditions.
Soft and Lightweight
Neoprene is padded and soft. It can come in different densities but is generally thicker than other materials. So, it’s ideal for providing protection and cushioning. Also, it’s lightweight. And what’s not to love about that?
WHY IS NEOPRENE THE PERFECT MATERIAL FOR BAGS?
Many of neoprene’s properties make it great for bags. Its ability to stretch means that you can always fit in that extra jumper, gym clothing, chargers or book. Its soft and lightweight feel make it perfect for toting around town.
Did we mention the durability? Being able to carry a laptop, it’ll be protected with its neoprene cushioning. Plus did we mention our newest LA LUXE COLLECTION all have a top zipper closure so you’ll know that your valuables have that extra layer of security. We have ensured that our choice of strap during the design process is sturdy and comfortable and that's why our bags have the thicker strap for you!
OLIVIA JEAN NEOPRENE BAGS
At Olivia Jean, we make neoprene totes, shoulder/crossbodies and backpacks. Simple. Stylish. And built for the busy. Olivia Jean bags are designed for our everyday busy lifestyles to weekends away. Whether you’re packing files for work, your phone and gym clothes or bikinis for the beach, Olivia Jean bags are the ideal.
As well as being lightweight and durable, our neoprene bags are also machine washable. That means dirty spots from everyday use are quick and easy to clean.