The Romans used it for footwear and the Egyptians used it for tools. Today, we use it for everything from clothes to furniture. There’s more than one good reason why leather has been such an enduring fabric. It exudes quality, not only holding up well for years on end, but often getting better with age too. As an ode to the timeless material, we’ve rounded up 14 beautifully designed leather goods.
It’s a good idea to have a wrist strap on your camera, just in case. This option by Hardgraft is an attractive and elegant choice that provides good functionality too. It’ll complement the look of any camera while keeping it secure from falls at the same time.
A highly versatile backpack from Royal Republiq, the Supreme is ideal for everyday use. It features an interior laptop compartment that can fit a 13″ MacBook, as well as two open pockets. With a handle on the side, you can also carry it easily by your side as opposed to on your back, allowing for great practicality and varied styling options.
If you’ve paid a decent amount for your favourite sunnies, the last thing you want to do is get the lenses scratched up or have them snap in your bag. Keep them safe in the handsome Sunglasses Case from Tanner Goods. Constructed from English bridle leather, the case will really stand the test of time.
A simple yet beautifully designed chair by Adam Lynch, the TBC1 is constructed with a combination of raw leather and a steel tube frame. The unfinished leather allows for personalisation of the piece, meaning the marks and scratches it’ll amass over time will make it entirely unique and one of a kind. The chairs are made to order in Melbourne, so you can customise your leather and frame to taste.
Leather is traditionally not the best material for wet-weather, but Bellroy’s All-Conditions leather has been made to perform well against water. Created in collaboration with MAAP, they’ve re-imaged their Phone Pocket for cyclists who need to keep their phone, cash, cards, and keys protected during a ride.
Always know where your sunnies are with the functional and sleek leather Glasses Cord by Pacifico Optical featuring braided brown leather and gold detailing. Proudly breaking free from your parents reading glasses, straight into your summer festival get-up.
This Is Ground’s genius Mod Tablet 2 is elegant and functional. A carryall designed to hold your phone, cables, cords, tablet, and anything else you need to store neatly, the Mod Tablet 2 is an essential. Modular inserts are available so you can customise yours to have only the compartments you need.
A unique take on a court style sneaker, the Cordovan by Feit is constructed from a single piece of Italian cordovan leather. This is done in the name of sustainability, by avoiding superfluous materials. The shoes offer a highly distinct look but retain a sense of timelessness for years of wear. The combination of leather and their Goodyear-welted soles ensure they remain durable too.
Keep your work space stylish with Grovemade’s sleek mouse pad. Constructed from leather and maple, it offers an elegant look for your desk set up. The vegetable-tanned leather gives your mouse a smooth surface to glide across. A cork lining ensures the piece stays in place too.
Chances are you carry a pair of earbuds or a charger in your bag every day. Even more of a chance these earbuds or charger have become a tangled mess at one point or another. There’s an easy solution to stop this from happening, and it comes in the form of the Cord Case by Pouch Pals. The simple leather case keeps your cords neatly stored so they don’t wreak havoc in your bag anymore.
This functional cardholder by Von-Röutte is designed to keep your everyday carry refined. Leave the bulky wallet behind and carry only what you need. The cardholder is handmade and features some nice stitching around the perimeter, giving it a very premium look.
The Boxing Kit by Killspencer is a stellar piece to add to your home gym, or even just as a stand-alone piece in your living room. It’s made from full grain leather, which means there has been minimal corrections made on the material, allowing its natural character to show through.
Leather is a classic upholstery choice when it comes to sofas. The Stanwick Sofa features large, comfortable cushions with a solid timber frame. The leather that adorns them is certified Italian cow leather and features a naturally worn-in look.
Designed to comfortably fit an iPad Air as well as a few select accessories or documents, the Mujio Slim Fit Sleeve is a beautifully designed leather product. Cut from a single piece of leather and secured with a single stitch, it is minimalism at its best.