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The APPALACHIAN leather messenger bag

Caramel

$575

2120 called - your APPALACHIAN leather messenger bag is looking good

Good leather can’t be faked, so ignore all those ‘leather’ messenger bags on Amazon that use words like “genuine, real, or upholstery” - they’re not leather and time will tell. The APPALACHIAN leather messenger bag is our all-purpose heritage piece crafted from our rugged full grain Kodiak leather. Whether for your daily commute or your day at the coffee shop, you'll have room for your computer, book and all your essentials. Enjoy the security of our incredible RiRi zipper closure.

The APPALACHIAN leather messenger bag

Caramel

$575

2120 called - your APPALACHIAN leather messenger bag is looking good

Good leather can’t be faked, so ignore all those ‘leather’ messenger bags on Amazon that use words like “genuine, real, or upholstery” - they’re not leather and time will tell. The APPALACHIAN leather messenger bag is our all-purpose heritage piece crafted from our rugged full grain Kodiak leather. Whether for your daily commute or your day at the coffee shop, you'll have room for your computer, book and all your essentials. Enjoy the security of our incredible RiRi zipper closure.

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Description

Making a statement made easy. When we attend meetings, we like to walk into the room and set our leather bag not-so-gently down on the table. With that in mind we sculpted 1.25” wide handles that pivot on cast brass sliders and meticulously hand-dyed the edges of the leather so that when all eyes are drawn to your bag, it’ll stand up to the test. The computer slip pocket in the back of our 13” and 15” leather APPALACHIAN fit a 13” and 15” macbook pro respectively - contact us at fitmycomputer@uphilldesigns.com for other custom sizes. Our kodiak leather patinas beautifully with time, the more you use it, the richer it looks.

Details

Leather: full-grain, luxury Kodiak cowhide leather

Immediate soft, luxurious feel

Beautiful push-up color-change quality

Solid cast-brass hardware with antiqued finish

Insanely perfect RiRi zippers

Fits a 13" laptop, or 15” laptop


Measurements

Weight: 2 lb, 15 oz

Size: 15” wide x 10.5” high x 2.5” deep

Carrying capacity: 5 liters

Suggested max weight: 10 lb

Shoulder strap: 54”


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customer & product care

handcrafted

There is no mass-manufactured answer to human experience. We are two humans designing and crafting pieces that we are obsessed with - they begin as one of a kind concepts and small details change piece to piece. Our leather is characterized by small differences in dye, aberrations, range markings and varying grain patterns. We ask that you rejoice in the differences found in your specific piece. Learn more about our leather manufacturing processes here.

guarantee

We built it - we'll fix it. We’re the humans behind your product and we are dedicated to making sure you’re over the moon about your new heritage piece. Your product is intended for a lifetime of use - so please contact us if anything needs repairing or replacing. The best way is to send images and any explanation of the issue to repairs@uphilldesigns.com and we’ll respond with next steps.

leather care

Leather is an amazing material and with proper care our products will last a lifetime. Here’s what we ask. Keep it away from salt water. Buff out scratches with either your hand, or leather oil (here’s one from Otterwax) - this will aid in the rich ‘patina’ that is only possible in full-grain leather. Leather conditioner can treat leather that, after time, has begun to feel dry or brittle. Please test any oil or conditioner on a small, non-visible portion of your product. Oils and conditioners will darken the appearance of your product.

canvas care

We used a waxed cotton canvas for our adventure bags. This material is natural, beautiful, and will accumulate a marbled patina over time. Any scratches can be buffed out with your finger, dirt and spills can be wiped off with a damp cloth. Do not machine wash or dry. While our canvas begins as a waterproof material, normal wear and tear will reduce the waxed layer. Reapply fabric wax (such as Otterwax) as needed to these areas, testing on a non-visible portion of your product first.

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The APPALACHIAN leather messenger bag

$575
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Please allow up to 10 days to craft your product

Good leather can’t be faked, so ignore all those ‘leather’ messenger bags on Amazon that use words like “genuine, real, or upholstery” - they’re not leather and time will tell. The APPALACHIAN leather messenger bag is our all-purpose heritage piece crafted from our rugged full grain Kodiak leather. Whether for your daily commute or your day at the coffee shop, you'll have room for your computer, book and all your essentials. Enjoy the security of our incredible RiRi zipper closure.

Details

Leather: full-grain, luxury Kodiak cowhide leather

Immediate soft, luxurious feel

Beautiful push-up color-change quality

Solid cast-brass hardware with antiqued finish

Insanely perfect RiRi zippers

Fits a 13" laptop, or 15” laptop


Measurements

Weight: 2 lb, 15 oz

Size: 15” wide x 10.5” high x 2.5” deep

Carrying capacity: 5 liters

Suggested max weight: 10 lb

Shoulder strap: 54”


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