9 Beautiful leather goods for every occasion

There are few materials that can match the natural beauty and durability of leather. If you love the appearance of hide, these leather goods should tickle your fancy.

  • What is the best kind of leather? Full-grain is the highest-grade leather. Genuine leather is real leather, but poor quality.
  • Is leather waterproof? No, although it is water resistant. You can make leather waterproof by waxing it, however.
  • Where can I find high-quality leather goods? Keep reading for some inspiration, and visit our leather collection for more.

Humans have used hide in various forms for thousands of years. The material is coarse when untreated, but it can be refined into something beautiful. This roundup of leather goods shows just how amazing and versatile leather can be.

Jacques 777 Premium Customizable Leather Backpack

Create your own Jacques 777 backpack

Many bags are made from leather, but few are as versatile as the Jacques 777 backpack. Using an online design tool, you can customize the appearance of every panel and pocket, choosing between various cow and buffalo leathers.

Price: $146.67 USD, pre-order

Mahi Leather Drake Large Brown Leather Holdall

Mahi Leather Drake Large Brown Leather Holdall - 9 beautiful leather goods for every occasion

Pack for a weekend with the Mahi Drake

If you need a little more capacity, this Mahi holdall should fit the bill. Shaped like a treasure chest, the Drake is made from full-grain leather, with brass fittings and YKK zippers. In addition, each bag is handmade to order.

Price: $169.90 USD (?)

Twelve South Journal Luxury Leather MacBook Case

Twelve South Journal Luxury Leather MacBook Case - 9 beautiful leather goods for every occasion

Protect your laptop with the Twelve South Journal case

Made from luxurious full-grain leather, the Journal MacBook case is the perfect way to protect your Apple machine. The zippered design opens like a book, meaning you can use your laptop without removing the case.

Price: $149.99 USD

Nomad Rugged AirPods Case

Nomad Rugged AirPods Case - 9 beautiful leather goods for every occasion

Wrap your AirPods in this Nomad leather case

Another great option for leather-loving Apple fans is this AirPods case from Nomad. It slips over your charging case, covering the white plastic with vegetable-tanned leather. What’s more, the case should develop a natural patina over time.

Price: $29.95 USD

Embossed Handmade Leather Journals

Embossed Handmade Leather Journals - 9 beautiful leather goods for every occasion

These beautiful journals have leather covers

If you’re going to keep a diary, you might as well keep it in leather. These beautiful journals have embossed leather covers and 100 pages of white color cotton paper. Being tree-free, acid-free and chlorine-free, they are also very eco-friendly.

Price: $102 USD

EMERGE Tumble 3-in-1 Minimal Leather Bag

EMERGE Tumble 3-in-1 Minimal Leather Bag - 9 beautiful leather goods for every occasion

You can wear the EMERGE Tumble in three ways

Leather doesn’t always have to be rugged and raw. The EMERGE Tumble is an elegant handbag that would turn heads at any party. The versatile design allows you to carry the Tumble on your shoulder, across your body, or like a backpack.

Price: $370 USD

VoyagePrague Slim Minimalist Leather Wallet

VoyagePrague Slim Minimalist Leather Wallet - 9 beautiful leather goods for every occasion

Go minimal with VoyagePrague

No leather goods roundup would be complete without a wallet. The VoyagePrague combines natural leather with a soft wool lining to hold up to eight cards plus cash. It’s also super slim, measuring just 0.39 inches thick.

Price: $76.39 USD

Leather Everyday Organizer

Leather Everyday Organizer - 9 beautiful leather goods for every occasion

Keep your stuff wrapped in the Everyday Organizer

Instead of cards, this roll-up leather organizer holds all your smaller everyday items: pens, earbuds, cables, and so on. The rugged leather design makes it feel like a traditional tool wrap, complete with sturdy loops.

Price: $39 USD

Twelve South CableSnap Leather Cable Organizer

Even the smallest accessories can be made from leather. This cable tidy from Twelve South keeps your cables and earphones neatly coiled. Available in two sizes, CableSnap has a secure fastener and a mini loop to secure your cables.

Price: $15.99 USD

Leather goods roundup

The great thing about leather goods is that they tend to last. As such, the products mentioned above will give you many years of service.

What’s your favorite leather item? Tell us in the comments!

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Meet Mark Myerson

Mark is best known for writing about apps, but he also loves the tactile, hardware side of technology. Being a professional photographer, he's pretty handy with a camera, and he's a self-confessed tweetaholic.


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