Start 2022 with a Mackenzie Ba(n)g!

  The Hogmanay bells have rung in the New Year! Join Mackenzie as we start 2022 on a high note...   Christmas time is truly a time for relaxation, restoration, and perhaps a bit of reflection. As we awake this morning at the start of a brand new year, join us as we take the chance to look at some of our most memorable Mackenzie moments from the past 12 months. And of course, a ponder at what awaits us throughout 2022!   Our Leathergoods...

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Christmas Gift Guide 2021: Unwrap Mackenzie Leather

All you want for Christmas... Our 2021 Christmas Gift Guide is here!   December 1st means one thing - the countdown to Christmas has begun! You may be full of anticipated joy, or overcome with the merrymaking tasks to complete in the weeks to come. Either way, you can breathe a sigh of relief. Our Christmas Gift Guide is here! Navigate the season of goodwill with our roundup of the very best Mackenzie goods...   For Him Notoriously a challenge - buying something special for the man...

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Why choose Mackenzie Leather?

Following our recent Best Craft or Creative Business award win, now is the perfect time to highlight why you should choose Mackenzie for your next real leather investment.   Whether you're in the market for a new belt, bag or briefcase. Shopping for yourself, or looking for the perfect heirloom gift for a loved one. Genuine quality leather can be a difficult purchase to navigate with confidence. Mackenzie Leather Edinburgh continue to stand firm in the market as purveyors of the finest...

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Editorial: A Sporran Fit for a Highland Elopement

Honour your elopement story with a handcrafted Mackenzie Sporran. The perfect heirloom to commemorate family beginnings...   In Scotland, the wedding season extends beyond the summer months. Due to the rise in popularity of wild elopements, many folk are choosing to wed outdoors well into the winter months. In accordance with this romantic trend, a styled elopement shoot by photographer Emma Lundberg recently featured a Mackenzie Leather Day Sporran. Whilst a Dress Sporran may be the obvious and traditional choice for a...

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NEW: Introducing The Holyrood, The College Tote & The Canvas Satchel

Whether it's back to work, or back to school, kickstart your September in style with three brand new leather bag designs from Mackenzie Leather.   The artisan leather craftsmen have been working behind the scenes to design and craft two new handbag designs and a new satchel design. But these designs aren't entirely from scratch. All have been inspired by the very best of existing classic Mackenzie Leather cuts...   The Holyrood The Holyrood - named after Edinburgh's iconic Holyrood Palace - is a compact...

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Mackenzie Leather craftsmen recreate the first Calcutta Cup Rugby Ball

The Mackenzie craftsmen have tuned their skills to something a little more sporting...   Instead of working leather for bags, belts and briefcases, the team have taken on an historical replication project; recreating the rugby ball used in the first ever international game of rugby, Scotland Vs England, in Edinburgh 1871.     The match marked the beginning of the Calcutta Cup, and will be recounted in a new feature documentary 'The Great Game'. The hour-long official documentary film will tell the incredible true...

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Mackenzie Leather at Dressed to Kilt: Celebrating Scottish Craftmanship

The date is finally set for the largest catwalk event dedicated to Scotland’s fashion industry. Join us as we prepare to send Mackenzie flying across the Atlantic, and down a different kind of runway…   The Dressed to Kilt fashion show in New York City is a hugely popular and successful night of charity and fun, celebrating the best of Scotland’s style and craftsmanship. After a tumultuous year for all, the evening of July 24th is now confirmed to be a...

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Travelling this Summer? Meet the Canvas & Leather Gladstone

Home or abroad, our Canvas & Leather Gladstone is the perfect companion for your much anticipated Summer holiday. Here’s why…   Here in Scotland we’ve been treated to a surprisingly sun-soaked late May Bank Holiday. And we’re banishing those ‘back to school’ blues as we enter June by thinking ahead to our next holiday opportunity. So whether you’re thinking of planning an exotic trip somewhere far away, or embracing the homeland Staycation, your luggage plays an important role in the comfort...

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Shop Consciously with Mackenzie Leather

Sustainability with MacKenzie Leather With Fashion Revolution Week rounding up last month, we’re pledging our efforts towards a sustainable and transparent future for the fashion industry.   The retail landscape has shifted considerable over recent years. The impact of our familiar fast fashion consumption has been particularly highlighted in the wake of the pandemic, and thanks to campaigns such as Fashion Revolution’s “who made my clothes?” many shoppers are now looking to make more conscious buys. Here at Mackenzie, we’ve always believed that...

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Find your Mackenzie Belt: Made to Measure, Made to Last

MacKenzie Leather Belts A wide range of styles and always cut to the same exacting standards of quality and craftsmanship. Find your perfect fit with this month’s product introduction - our collection of handmade Belts. Here at Mackenzie Leather Edinburgh, we’re somewhat renowned for our handmade belts. We use our knowledge and handmade skill to help find and fit your perfect belt, to you. And it’s one of the (many) reasons we cannot wait to open our shop doors to in-person...

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Q&A: Our Workshop

The MacKenzie Leather Workshop As we anticipate the return of high street retail, we reflect on the importance of our in-store Workshop. We speak to the men behind Mackenzie, our skilled craftsmen, about what it means to operate a modern day brand from our rare and distinctive establishment. Hope is on the horizon for many this month, with plans to re-open coming into play. Customer relations continues to be one of our core values, so to see these many months pass...

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February feels Festive: Celebrate Chinese New Year with Mackenzie

Chinese New Year with MacKenzie Leather February is a big month of festivities. And here at Mackenzie, we know the importance of celebration at this time. We're offering a special treat to perk up this Wintery month, transforming the daily blues into fiery, vibrant Red - join us as we celebrate both St Valentine and the Chinese New Year during a colourful month of cheer. In October 2020 we welcomed our newest member to the Mackenzie team, our Chinese Social Media...

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How we make handmade Mackenzie Leather goods?

What is inside a MacKenzie Bag? Take a look inside our contemporary Mackenzie collection from the comfort of your home thanks to our special insider film series. Hosted by our very own Master Craftsman, Inside Mackenzie is coming soon... The dawn of a New Year has always been a chance to seek out fresh ideas that rise on a clear horizon. And this year more than most, we're all after a glimpse of brighter skies and hope for a more prosperous...

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Be Merry with Mackenzie

Handmade Leather Christmas Gift Ideas It's the most wonderful time of the year. And what better way to celebrate the end of a memorable one than by bringing a bit of festive cheer to those we love. We have a treat in-store (literally) for those of you who made it on the nice list. Not one, but two brand new Mackenzie designs, available before Christmas exclusively in our Edinburgh showroom...   The Ladies Purse   Our craftsmen have been slowly perfecting our purse design...

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History of: The Sporran

The Leather Sporran "bare-legged, with shaggy cloaks and a small bag." This romantically rough (but likely accurate) description of a twelfth-century Highland warrior would be incomplete without mention of that 'small bag'. From 'scrip' evolved the Gaelic word Sporran, meaning purse. It's long been considered an essential accompaniment to Highlandwear dress and even today, no Scotsman would don his Kilt without this trusted pouch. So how did it come about? Here's our brief history of the well-known hanging accessory, and how...

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Celebrate New Year 2022! Gain a 15% OFF ANY ITEMS on our collections or enjoy a 25% OFF any selected OUTLET ITEMS, valid until 31-01-22.

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