Can Genuine Leather Get Wet?
Short answer: no!
Because of the porous nature of hides, genuine leathers made from these skins do not do well when exposed to water. Not only can leather absorb water/liquid and leave behind stain marks, but getting wet can even detract from the leather’s durability. Today we’re going to walk through avoiding water damage to your precious leather backpack or item and what to do if your leather does get wet.