esde : tote
ESDE creates functional couture leather bags. Their disciplined aesthetic and exacting production sit in perfect balance with a deep respect for the wild, unique and natural beauty of the individual leathers they use, to give you a piece for all the years of your lifetime – and even beyond. Based in Düsseldorff, the ESDE atelier is still managed by its founder, designer Ronny Schröder, crafting one-off pieces informed by avant-garde design sensibilities and an uncompromising love of utilitarian detail.
The ESDE concept is one of give and take –giving you serious service with durability, functionality and style, and taking all the daily knocks you’ll throw at a good bag. Their vision is for every bag to mature with its owner, bearing witness to a life, and ultimately becoming part of your story.
This generous tote in warmly toned washed leather has two rolled leather handles which peep cleverly up from within the bag. Alternatively, wear it slung across body, or adjust the detachable strap to any desired length. Trimmed with ESDE’s signature patinated brass hardware, the unlined tote includes a large central compartment with zip top, which effectively divides the bag in half. A daily tote for anyone with too many black bags, it would also make a stylish unisex alternative to a briefcase or laptop case.
made in Germanycolour : sand
materials : leather
- width 31cm
- height 34cm
- depth 13cm
- shoulder strap length 110cm (longest adjustment)
care instructions :
ESDE bags are designed to show their age and use. To optimise their condition and preserve their leathers however, please avoid exposure to high humidity, oily liquids (such as hand cream) chemicals (such as perfume) and water damage. If your bag becomes wet, please pat it dry immediately with a clean dry cloth. Slight scratches can be minimised by a light massage with a cotton cloth or just with your finger tips and the skin’s natural oils. Off duty, rest your bag in the provided dust bag, and never store it in direct sunlight.
Please bear in mind that vegetable tanned 100% cow leather comes from a real, imperfect cow, bringing tonal variations, structural irregularity and marks. This is not the sign of a flaw, but rather shows the exact opposite – a uniquely handcrafted piece made by skilled human hands.