Our Philosophy

Our bags are designed in California and crafted using the highest quality Italian materials, capturing the rugged beauty and eclectic vibe of the iconic city that is San Francisco.   We  design handbags and fashion accessories that are as functional as they are beautiful, creating heirloom pieces that reflect each individual’s personal style. We partner with family-owned-and-operated Italian tanneries and modern artisans who have mastered their time-honored craft, using the perfect combination of natural tannins to bring out the unique beauty of each and every article. 

A Note on the Uvalde Tragedy

A Note on the Uvalde Tragedy

There have been 214 mass shootings in the US during the first 145 days of the year. No other developed countries see these devastating numbers, and the deaths of the 21 victims from Uvalde should be a wake-up call to all of us.

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Our Equestrian Heritage

Our Equestrian Heritage

I have the bug.  Always have.  Anyone else who has the bug can recognize it.  Growing up in New Jersey all it took was a drive past a field of ponies and I had my head out the window and was begging my parents to PULL OVER.  I started riding when I was just 6 years old; my first horse show was also the day...

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How We Craft Our Bags

How We Craft Our Bags

Italian vegetable-tanned leather absorbs the traces of our life, it matures, it becomes more beautiful with wear.  Many of the tanneries we work with are multi-generational crafts people who learned this unique skill from their forefathers.   Tuscany is the land of Renaissance; Tuscany is the area of Italy where the art of vegetable tanning leather skins is centered.    Master craftsmen, repositories of centuries...

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