This collection is dedicated to the 'Box Pleat'. Historically used in the Scottish Kilt; a traditional skirt worn by men and boys of various tribes and clans in Scotland, dating back to the late 16th Century. Each piece incorporates box pleats or darts (featured on the 'sporran' - pouch/pocket on front of kilt) as a stylistic and also functional feature. Function to create the expansion of each bag as each pleat open up, the user gains more accessibility. All pieces are handmade in my North London studio.
This shoulder bag is inspired by the 'Sporran' part of the kilt which was often made of embossed leather and fur (I have replaced with pony). It is extremely spacious due to the 'horse-shoe' double gusset construction method. The interior features a large zip pocket. Delivered in a branded organic dust bag.
H: 36cm / 14"
W: 32cm / 13"
D: 8cm / 3"
Outer: Black full grain Italian 'Atlas Leather, Natural brown hair-on-hide Ponyskin
Lining: Opulent Java Embroidery 10503 OR 'Brown Aztec' SANBO wax Hollandais (see pics). Gun metal grey fittings and buckles with a magnet closure. Shoulder handle and adjustable cross body strap.