Local stores for leather bags

(SPOT.ph) A good leather bag is an investment: you can use it as a work bag or keep it for your adventures out of town; Either way, you’ll be using it for years to come. In case you haven’t found The One, here are 10 local shops where you can meet your soul mate in the form of a chic leather bag.


KatréThe luxurious line of bags focuses on timeless rather than trendy designs. Founded in 2009, the brand takes special care to ensure that every piece is designed and crafted to perfection. The meticulous attention to style and detail, along with their use of high quality leather, make them a great option for a sophisticated look. They have everything from shoulder bags and backpacks to tote bags, belt bags and mini pouches. Additionally, they also make small leather accessories like coin purses, luggage tags, and phone cases that you can pair with your bag.


See a list of Resellers Katre.


Online Store Arasitalia uses handmade Italian leather for all of their pieces. The brand focuses on the harmony between its classic and modern aesthetic. They have laptop bags and briefcases that can double as work bags as well, but we also love their stylish handbags that you can use for casual days!

For more information visit Arasitalia website.



Mark specializes in creating leather bags inspired by Scandinavian design. Their minimalist styles are crafted with the kind of passion and precision that can only be achieved by hand, especially by the hands of owner Mark Ngo, who craft each piece himself. When ordering you will have to wait a little over a month for your bag, but we believe that a unique piece, made just for you, is definitely worth the wait.

For more information visit Mark’s Facebook page.


Humi follows the ‘shop slow’ mantra, which means they encourage their customers to really think about their purchases and to shop with intention. This not only refers to their use of cruelty-free vegan leather, but also their belief that anything you own should be no less than functional, fashionable, and reasonably priced – a philosophy you’ll definitely notice in their products. We’re currently reviewing their Reversible Leather Tote Bags, which are a great bang for your buck (that’s about two in one!).


For more information visit Humi’s website.


Pravi uses 100% genuine cowhide leather for its timeless bags, all handcrafted in Manila. You’ll love their spacious and easy-to-carry bags for everyday use and especially for travel, when you might need to carry a few extra items. Plus, many of their styles are available in vibrant colors that will instantly spice up any outfit.

For more information visit Pravi’s Instagram page.

Joanna preysler


If you are looking for something extraordinary but still locally made, take a look Joanna preysler‘s (founder of Tint, Carbon, Othello and Provenance Art Gallery) premium leather bags made from materials like crocodile, ostrich and python. The chic patterns and textures of the bags are sure to turn heads – active women in particular should take a look at the brand’s large and roomy tote bags!

Joanna Preysler is at G / F Greenbelt 3, Makati City.


With branches all over the metro, Fino is definitely one of the most accessible and recognizable local leather options. The brand prides itself on always innovating in terms of design and style, while remaining faithful to traditional leather-making techniques. Frequent visits to their store will reveal an ever-evolving collection with modern designs that use unique colors and textures. Here you can get everything from a small wallet for everyday use or a large purse for traveling.


See a list of Fino subsidiaries.


From the Yiddish word meyvn, which means “the one who understands”, brand of leather goods Mayvn attempts to understand each person’s individual style by creating a unique range of pieces that appeal to all kinds of personalities. Each can be personalized with an elegant monogram. Their bags are perfect for the avant-garde who is always in the mood to make a difference without breaking the bank. They have handbags and purses as well as travel accessories such as pouches, card holders, passport holders etc.

For more information visit The Mayvn site.

The tannery


It’s hard not to fall in love with the rustic and warm ambiance of one of the The tannerybranches of. Their bags have the same feel: elegantly worn, durable and timeless. The leather artisans behind the brand, whose expertise has been cultivated by generations of leatherworkers dating back to the early 20th century, constantly keep abreast of the latest styles and manufacturing technologies, so you know you can always count on them. extensive collection, which includes everything from wallets and accessories to messenger bags and backpacks.

The tannery has branches in Glorietta 1, Makati City; Shangri-La Plaza East Wing, Mandaluyong City, and UP Town Center, Quezon City.

Hide and seek

The deep tones and rugged aesthetic of Hide and seekBags are perfect for the adventurer – you’ll love taking these sturdy, low-maintenance bags with you wherever you go. But don’t worry, as rustic and casual designs can be both for work and play, so you can take these big buckle square shaped bags anywhere from town to mountains.


Hide and seek is available at Shangri-La Plaza Park in Mandaluyong City.

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