Coal Phone Pack

Made in Italy from locally sourced materials, Hardgraft’s phone pack is crafted from vegetable-tanned black leather, and the interior is lined with soft wool. The bag—which can hold a phone, passport, earbuds, sunglasses, wallet and more—opens fully to allow easy access, and features a smaller interior pocket too. The adjustable strap means this piece can function as a crossbody or a waist bag.

Anson Calder’s Handmade Leather Bags and Accessories

How tinkering with paper turned into a luxury brand with purpose

Minimalist leather goods (bags especially) are a dime a dozen, but Anson Calder‘s hand-crafted bags and accessories emphasize modularity and functionality, making them worth a second look. Much like sushi, which masks its need for good ingredients, technical skill and balance in what appears to be a simple dish of rice and fish, we’re impressed by the brand’s focus on practical solutions to everyday needs married …

Leather Day Tote

Made from high-quality vegetable-tanned leather, Lotuff’s Day Tote is a versatile bag that’s both roomy and unassuming. While it’s certainly luxurious, it’s also durable—with a YKK Excella zipper, brass hardware and double-stitched nesting handles. With an additional, removable shoulder strap, it’s versatile but ultimately timeless.