The Gladstone Bag – A British classic for a modern era
Full of character, the Gladstone bag is a leather and canvas bag designed and crafted by our team of highly experienced leather craftsmen.
The famous metal framed hinged bag dates back to the late 1800s when J.G. Beard designed it in his leather shop in the City of Westminster and named after four-time Prime Minister, William Gladstone.
Our bags are designed for men and women, and are custom made from a wide range of colours and finishes to make it perfect for you.
Our skilled artisans work with the finest leather from Italy, Spain and Britain, and use traditional saddlery techniques to produce handmade products that are as unique as our customers. All our products are custom made from a wide range of colours and finishes to make it perfect for you.
Since all our products are handmade using traditional methods in the heart of historic Edinburgh, your travel bag has already been on quite a journey. Where it goes from here is up to you.
Just as we change with age, so too does your Mackenzie Leather bag. We use the finest leather hides which gains character as you use it. Over time our bags develop a beautiful and distinctive charm.
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