Handmade Leather Products

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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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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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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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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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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Introducing: The British Collection

The British Collection The wait is over for our new range of exquisite leathergoods - and this time we're staying close to home. Say a warm Autumnal welcome to The British Collection... It's rare for traditional trades like ours to be au fait with launching new collections. Unlike many of our mainstream counterparts who compete each week to meet the new and ever-increasing demand for fast fashion, we like to slow things down. Our goods are the product of hours on...

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Master Craftsman, Simon, in the Mackenzie Leather Edinburgh traditional workshop

Mackenzie on Film: How to care for your leather bag

How To Care For Your Leather Bag The doors to our showroom remain closed on lockdown, but the season of spring cleaning is here. In the first of our new film series, we bring you a Mackenzie insight from our workshop to your home. So grab a cloth - it's time to look after your leather! It's a lockdown law. The natural urge to act on the annual Spring clean has been amplified by this year's stay at home restrictions, forcing...

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Guide: A Mackenzie Mother’s Day

Mother's Day Guide March is the month for Mother’s, celebrating the wonderful women in our lives with breakfast in bed and a blooming bouquet of daffodils. If you’ve been thinking of treating the mum in your life to something extra special this year - we’ve got you covered with our inspirational pick of the best Mother’s Day bunch from Mackenzie. In a similar fashion to shoes, bags are often poorly associated with female consumer stereotypes. Hoarded and hidden, the handbag...

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History of: The Gladstone

History Of The Gladstone Bag It’s an icon. A bag full of character and crafted by our talented team year on year. But where did the design come from? And how did it become so popular? This month we take a look at the History of: (our most beloved) Gladstone. The Leather Gladstone and it’s compact companion, The Gladstonette, have been firm favourites of the Mackenzie collection since we established our trade back in 1990. Sometimes known as a Doctor’s or...

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