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Best luxury leather travel bags for your next minibreak

When it comes to a minibreak, you want to keep the hassle to a minimum. That’s the point, right? To destress and decompress.

Therefore you need a spacious, stylish and durable travel bag as your staycation or weekend away companion. A trusty steed of a bag that will carry all your belongings and can be taken from the office to your destination, and back again.

If your quest to find the travel bag of all bags online has so far been fruitless, you’re in luck. Here we have several luxury leather travel bag options that you can rely upon for years to come.

Sustainable leather travel bags

At Billy Tannery, we believe in the importance of sustainability, and in opting for a responsibly made leather travel bag that will stand the test of time. Sustainability isn’t just about how pieces are sourced and created. It’s also about using your belongings to their full potential. Our handmade bags and accessories are purposely minimal in design, ensuring they never go out of style and compliment any outfit.

Here are our top three recommendations for the best unisex leather travel bags… 

The Gote

Billy Tannery Black Leather Tote Bag



Our version of the classic leather tote bag makes an ideal luxury travel bag. Crafted in
vegetable-tanned goat leather, this understated yet super stylish bag is suitable for both men and women, and for work as well as your break away.

The Gote features a short handle and a longer shoulder strap - which allows you to switch up how you wear your travel bag and distribute weight differently, depending on how much you’ve packed!

Its clean design, choice of three colour options and brass metalware combine to create a totally timeless look that will always be relevant in your wardrobe. The Gote is a travel bag that will never let you down.

And if you’re heading off straight from the office, the Gote is perfect - its padded laptop compartment will keep your computer safe from the perils of zips and buttons. Why not pair it with one of our large leather laptop pouches to add extra style to your travel bag ensemble? Contrasting tones, as well as matching leather, look great together.

The Roll Top Backpack

Billy Tannery Green Leather Roll Top Backpack

The
Roll Top Backpack embodies what makes us unique here at Billy Tannery.

Carefully designed to the characteristics of our vegetable-tanned goat leather, this luxury travel bag showcases the natural grain pattern and takes full advantage of our leather’s lightweight nature.

This is our largest backpack; one that will most definitely accommodate all your travel necessities. Roll out the bag to its full size and you gain six litres of extra volume - perfect for filling with souvenirs and gifts for the family.

Even if you pack your Roll Top Backpack to the brim, the wide shoulder straps and padded back panel mean it’ll always be comfortable. Or use the handy top handles if you need to grab and go.

Backpacks sometimes have the reputation of being a little casual, but the Billy Tannery Roll Top is seriously stylish and smart while retaining an earthy and natural aesthetic with sustainably dyed full-grain leather.

And this isn’t a luxury leather rucksack without structure, as the Roll Top Backpack also features a padded laptop compartment for keeping your computer secure. It’s a leather backpack like no other.

The Zip Top Backpack

Billy Tannery Black Leather Zip Top Backpack

This stylish backpack is a slightly more compact version of the Roll Top - ideal if you’re more of a light packer.

The Zip Top Backpack has a twenty-litre volume and an easy-access design. It weighs less than the Roll Top and makes a great bag to take along with you on city breaks or weekend excursions.

No matter how many times you zip, fill, unzip, grab, zip and go, you can be confident that the Swiss-made copper zip will never fail. Plus, our subtle copper metalware blends beautifully with the vegetable-tanned goat leather, which only gets better with age. Billy Tannery luxury leather travel bags are crafted to be companions for life, with the developing patina changing as you take your bag on life’s adventures.

Both our leather backpacks are lined with heavyweight British cotton for a luxury feel and are available in three classic tones - chic black, natural brown and rich forest green.

The Zip Top backpack also makes a fantastic work bag for men or women, due to its smart size and clean lines. So if you’re on the lookout for a luxury travel bag that doubles up as a day-to-day work bag, it’s a great option. Pair it with a Billy Tannery Cardholder for an extra polished look.


Invest in a luxury leather travel bag for all life’s adventures 

Our luxury leather bags are a wise investment, as they are multifunctional and incredibly well designed. We only work with the best of British manufacturers, from our workshops in Somerset to our very own small-batch tannery in the Midlands.

Ultimately, they are made to be used to the fullest. Take your leather backpack or tote to the office, to weekends away, staycations, in your hand luggage, exciting cities - wherever life takes you.

You can always rely on our luxury leather travel bags, whatever the occasion.

Discover our full range of British made leather bags


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