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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.

Shaped and moulded in indestructable thick black leather, this remarkable wallet makes a muscular and sculptural impact. With a foldover design it closes decisively with an interlocking tab. The unlined interior offers two main compartments, divided by a central inner compartment with stiff envelope closure, and there are also two card slots at the front, with two smaller divisions at the back. Topstitch detail on the sides adds strength and reinforcement to this minimalist design.

made in Germany

colour : carbon
materials : leather
measurements : 
  • length 21cm
  • width 10cm
  • depth 2cm 

care instructions : 

ESDE wallets 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.