Printed claret leather tote bag

£120.00

Every woman has a tote bag, they are the most useful bag in the world, but it’s so much better having a quality leather tote bag that not only can stand up to daily wear and tear but always looks elegant and smartly sophisticated. Please click on the small images to see higher definition and larger images for your to appreciate Stephanie’s craftsmanship and attention to fine detail.

4 in stock

Description

A very strong, smart-looking tote bag made in high quality crocco-printed leather. This tote bag is a very handy size for daily use -for shopping, commuting, driving –  with handles that can be put over your shoulder leaving your hands free  – as well as making the bag secure under your arm.

It’s ideal and incredibly useful present for your friend or yourself.

The bag is unlined which serves two purposes – (a) the design keeps the bag very light in weight and (b) the paler suede colour becomes the lining – which make it very easy to find things inside the bag.

The other good point about this tote bag is, it folds flat so you could take this bag in a suitcase to use when you are travelling abroad.

Inside there are two pockets made in the same crocco-print leather, lined in a fine contracting grainy pigskin. They are very useful for putting tickets, corporate passes and  other small cards.

Fabulous, gorgeous to look at, practical, useful, and shower-proof!

  • Measures 15” x 16 x 3”
  • 2 interior loose pockets with contrast facing leather
  • Base has a take-out leather strengthener so the bag can be folded flat for inside your suitcase
  • 2 x 25” straps that can be worn over the shoulder / under the arm straps
  • Unlined leather makes the bag lighter in weight
  • Also a light looking lining inside the bag to make finding things easier

What is crocco print leather?

Crooco leather is not a skin from a crocodile. It is a piece of leather or hide that has been stamped by a metal die which embosses or imprints a pattern or texture onto the hide. This style of  crooco leather was introduced to achieve a consistent depth of leather, across a large area of the hide –  ideal for making handbags. Because this process uses a metal quick and blunt force, then only higher grades of skins can be used as inferior hides would disintegrate. Once stamped, the leather has to be oiled and treated to ensure the pattern remains. This treatment adds softness to the final finish.

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