Women's British collection

A celebration of Great British design

Mackenzie’s first collection sourced entirely from within the British Isles

We are proud to be able to support fellow British artisans by choosing the finest hides from a traditional British tannery.

The process of finding a British supplier of exceptional leather was a labour of love. It involved testing, sampling and trialling patterns and designs over four years.

The British Oak Bark Hide that we chose is truly exceptional. The oak bark which is used during the tanning process gives the leather an unmatched quality, durability and finish. The process of preparing the hide takes up to 14 months from beginning to end. The natural strength and beauty of the hide is preserved by allowing time for the tanning.

We source our oak bark hide from the last oak tanner in the UK. Based in Devon, the tannery has been in the same family for 150 years. The site stands on the remains of an ancient Roman tanning site, which perhaps explains the abundance of oak trees in the area.

The handmade leather bags, belts, and wallets that make up the British Collection celebrate the skill of quality craftsmanship with the best of Great British design.

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.

Want to learn more? Watch our video about our British Collection at our YouTube Channel