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Aspinal of London, the quintessential luxury bags, English style

Martha Taylor-Brown |
From the supplier of bespoke leather accessories to museum gift shops, Aspinal of London become a luxury lifestyle brand. Their products, true to the brand's artisanal heritage, are a must for a modern women and men.

Aspinal of London's Sand Pebble from the London Tote collection for ladies balances elegance with functionality. This accessory is hand crafted from Italian full grain leather in a color that's absolutely timeless. The semi structured design is accentuated by A-stitched side panels and hanging charms. The magnetic central tab flaps open to reveal a large main compartment, which holds a lightweight laptop or a tablet. Divided by a zipped section, it also features a further zipped compartment and two mobile sized slip pockets. You can carry that bag over your shoulder or in your hand.

Black Pebble from the same collection has a semi-structured silhouette hand crafted from textured and supple black pebble Italian calf leather. With the capacity to store a spare pair of flat shoes, your big tablet all your daily essentials, the grosgrain lined interior is partitioned by a zipped section and has two mobile pockets and a further zipped compartment to keep your valuables organised. A magnetic dot makes your belongings safe and easily accessible. The long dual tubular carry handles provide versatile styling choice while the robust base feet ensure protective durability.

For gentlemen, Aspinal of London has some good things too. Their professional Connaught Document Case in navy saffiano refreshes a timeless design with a contemporary colour palette. Its streamlined silhouette is complemented by the hand crafted Italian leather, which gives a soft and textured feel. The spacious, fabric-lined interior, large enough to accommodate a laptop, your files secure between meetings, while the small zipped compartment and two smartphone pockets ensure your essentials are always to hand. The top handles are retractable, allowing you to carry it under your arm or use as a briefcase.

Small Mount Street Laptop Bag is also the perfect accessory for the discernable gentleman. This robust piece is hand crafted from Italian leather in a classic tobacco brown hue, with a tactile pebble texture. The main compartment fits a laptop, and has a padded section for a large tablet, two vertical slip pockets and a large zipped pouch. This bag features a slip compartment to the reverse with a magnetic dot fastening which doubles up as a smart sleeve to securely attach it to a suitcase. Carry it by the comfortable top handles, or wear over your shoulder using the detachable strap.

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