Well, you were too ugly to wear out, so I had to do it. Sorry Balenciaga purists and lovers! I'm an abuser.
stains, cig burn, saggy, yuck
I dived right in and used plain old Fiebing's leather dye in black with the fluff-brush it came with.
One coat. No stripping with acetone.
Not recommended for those who do not feel they have nothing to lose.