why this product

Because we wanted to bring back the classic Italian satchel and fit it out for your life now.

use & care

Use all day, every day without worrying. Repeat. Any leather care product will keep your bag always looking beautiful. Do not fret over superficial scratches in the leather, they disappear by rubbing them with vaseline. If they don't go because you rubbed hard it against gravel that one time, just remember, this is not a fragile item scratches and marks make your bag more beautiful and lived in. The integrity and structure of the bag are never compromised. We made sure of that.

production & design

Made in Italy conjures up images of elegance, style and perfect craftsmanship for good reasons. We are outstanding at fashion and extremely skilled at working leather. But, what happens when Chinese factories move to Italy and start producing? Do their product still deserve the brand of Made in Italy? Semantically yes, ethically, not at all. Bags don't grow in the ground, they are made by people so Italian soil alone doesn't quite cut it, you need the Italian expertise. Major designers now produce made in Italy in Chinese factories on Italian soil. You are fooled into thinking you are buying made in Italy but it is actually made in China. Once you see the factories, I have, you can't un-see it and it is worrisome. You should worry about that too. We produce in our workshop in Naples and design in Brooklyn which means you get US customer service and Italian design and manufacturing. It's a win win.

Why is this affordable? A designer still got to pay his rent, especially in new York but, we'd rather earn a little less and invest more money in our products. We don't scram on hardware, zippers, lining because when we send your bag out we want to be proud of our product. We don't make your bags more affordable by paying our artisans less, we honour the craftsmen and women who have been doing this for generations, but simply by not paying rent in a luxury brick and mortar store, by being modest with our margins but above all by cashing in on our expertise in where to buy the best leather at affordable prices. We sleep well at night and so will you.

about the designer

Handmade Leather Briefcase Satchel

Satch & Fable from pittsburgh, PA
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A classic Italian satchel that combines elegance and style with functionality. This is the briefcase you have been dreaming about, lusted over, thought of incessantly and had to put in the back of your mind because you couldn't afford to take out a loan just yet. Thankfully, , things have changed, we managed to produce a real made in Italy briefcase at an affordable price and above all without exploiting the people that hand-make our designs.

More Details

What you get outside your Satch&Fable Italian leather satchel briefcase -Detachable adjustable shoulder strap Our strap is made of double stitched leather. It is stronger and looks better than nylon or cotton.

-External front pocket With a magnet behind the buckle for easy opening. No fussing with a buckle to get to your phone.

-Top carry handle Reinforced where it matters. We put a metal bar under the handle for extra strength and extra rivets where it counts.

-Cover flap with two external buckled straps Hidden behind the buckles is a click clack closure which makes accessing your bag a piece of cake. Why not a magnet? There isn't a magnet strong enough to allow you to carry you bag by the handle without flying open.

-One external zippered pocket. Your wallet and documents in one secure spot easily accessible. You don't need to show the contents of your bag to the Barista making your coffee in the morning, only your cash.

-Solid brass fittings that will not rust, tarnish or leave black marks. Yes, they are made in Italy too. What's inside your Satch&Fable bag.

-Three internal compartments, one padded for your laptop

-One zippered pocket

-Key ring Last thing you want to do when you get home is look for keys at the bottom of the bag.

-Pen and credit card holders.

-Durable strong luxurious canvas lining.

  • Materials: We use only the finest Italian leather. For the parts of the bag that need to be tough we only use the Avancorpo [Single Horse Fronts] leather because it is stunning material and due to its 100% natural character, durability and stiffness allows your bag to be mistreated and never break.We also use the shoulder which makes the classic Italian cuoio. We only purchase in Italy for from Italian tanneries in the surrounding areas of Naples and Marche. We research our leather constantly getting the best cuts in different shades of brown and black only when they are available. The colour changes but you always get the best leather and it keeps the price down. We do all the work, you wear your made in Italy bag forever. You are welcome.Thread.We double stitch our bags with a Number 10 cotton Nylon mix. The only thicker thread is the one used for saddles. Threading is not going to come apart on you in this lifetime.
  • Technical Specifications: Strap drop 27". It comes in two different sizes and colours.
  • Product Dimensions: H 11.0 Inches x W 15.0 Inches x L 4.0 Inches
  • Product Code: V176000337018

Shipping & Returns

  • This item ships directly from Satch & Fable in pittsburgh, PA
  • Item is ready to ship in 2 Business Day(s). Delivery date will vary depending on your shipping address.
  • International orders may experience possible delays and take longer to arrive.
  • We accept complimentary returns within 30 days of receipt if the item is unused and in original condition.
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