Focus On: The Explorer Holdall
In our occasional series (ok, of only two so far, but there will be more… occasionally) focussing on our classic and best-selling shapes, this post will pick apart our Explorer Holdall.
The ultimate in soft leather luggage, our Explorer delivers a handsome leather holdall in a shape that miraculously stores away virtually flat, yet holds an impressive amount of gear when packed. A classic shape, much used by many providers from the tiny nylon Longchamp handbags (and many similar) seen in every high street and airport shopping hall, right up to our own largest model, it is so much used because, simply put, it works.
Made of two large pattern pieces this bag is hungry on materials. As the handles are sewn straight onto the body of the bag, the panels must be very robust – as our canvas is… you can put rather a lot in our bags with no fear of handles tearing off!
Whilst not sporting the modern accessory that so many luggage items now have – wheels – the Explorer can still keep up with airport life. It can be carried normally, using both handles, but also over the shoulder with the shoulder strap, or even with a single handle. And it can make a decent fist of pretending to be a backpack by using both handles should you need a fully hands-free moment. Our medium size fits most cabin restrictions and of course, the beauty of a soft-form bag is that the squashability factor is high when it comes to those pesky measuring frames.
Shop our Explorer Holdalls here and choose from two colourways and three sizes. Or, if you fancy a special edition of your own specification, choosing from a wide range of leathers or fabrics, then please just Get In Touch to discuss your ideas.
Tusting Explorers live to work…
In our occasional series focussing on our classic and best-selling shapes, this post will pick apart our Explorer Holdall.