January 12, 2017 4 min read

For 80 years now, Harold's Taschenmanufaktur has been delighting lovers of fine, handmade leather bags. In 1936 the foundation stone for the success story of Harolds was laid in Obertshausen. "Companions for a lifetime - friends for life" is how the owners of the company describe the relationship between bag and wearer. They also outline their company philosophy. Harold's, now in its third generation and at three locations, strives for the perfect fusion of timeless design, highest usability and uncompromising quality.

I present here two current Harold's models. The Cinturon Notebookbag 13-15 Inch in brown enthuses my boyfriend, because it is a very stylish, practical and yet simple briefcase for men. You only have to bring the right notebook with you to get through university and office life in style.

In contrast, the Lanscape Totebag in cognac is an extremely chic ladies' handbag with that "certain something" and a heart for women with some space in the bag.

Cinturon Notebookbag 13-15 inch brown

What is the Cinturon Notebookbag 13-15 Inch?

The Cinturon is an elegant, superbly crafted leather bag made of wonderfully soft vegetable tanned cowhide, which will become even more beautiful as the product ages. Men are particularly impressed by the timeless simplicity and usability of the bag, which comes without any superimposed fashionable frills. We women might be a little envious if Harold's didn't have some great models ready for us. (See below).

How do you carry this bag?

Every detail of this bag is well thought out. It can be carried both as a shoulder bag with a comfortable, adjustable shoulder strap and via two handles like a classic briefcase.

The interior of the Cinturon Notebookbag

Also the interior layout convinces with this certain understatement, which characterizes Harold's bags. The Cinturon is opened via a zipper, which contrasts chicly with the brown leather in a golden colour. A well-padded laptop compartment comfortably holds tablets and laptops up to 15 inches. A further compartment is designed for writing materials, valuables and documents. The elegant stone-grey linen cover of the inner pocket underlines the value of this practical bag, which always makes "bella figura" in everyday life as well as at job interviews or events. One front and one back pocket with zipper each round off the very good usability of the bag.

Harold's quality

Harold's stands for quality. The exceptionally neatly finished seams prove again and again that Harold's is a manufactory. Harold's bags are handmade. You can see and feel that when you hold such a bag in your hand. Nice to see the Harold's logo for handicraft and the reinforced corner caps that guarantee a long life.

Product Details:

  • brown
  • 1 main compartment with zip in A5+ size
  • 1 padded Notebook compartment (34×28) 13-15 inches
  • 1 inner pocket for wallet, mobile phone, pen, keys or other accessories
  • 1 front pocket with zip
  • 1 back pocket with zip
  • removable shoulder strap vegetable cowhide leather Cinturon
  • Lining in stone grey

Conclusion: This Harold's bag is so chic that even we women are allowed to borrow it. My boyfriend doesn't go to university without the Cinturon anymore. By the way, the soft leather is also quite stretchy. The Harold's Cinturon easily accommodates everything that the university and office routine demands.

Lanscape Totebag cognac

What is the Lanscape Totebag?

It still exists: the classic, sporty, large women's handbag made of leather with plenty of space, which makes no compromises in style and workmanship. Women always make a shining impression with this bag, whether at university, in the office or on a shopping trip. This is also ensured by the shiny surface of this leather bag made of vegetable-tanned cowhide. The light waxing makes the bag extremely robust against environmental influences and makes it age even more interesting. Inserting Picture...

How does woman carry this bag?

The Lanscape Totebag can be used as a casual messenger-style shoulder bag or shoulder side pocket, or with the handles as a classic ladies' handbag. The adjustable carabiner strap provides plenty of carrying comfort and can be removed. The bag makes something special: with jeans or even a summer dress. This is ensured by its simple appearance.

The interior of the Lanscape Totebag

Inside, Lanscape shows greatness in design and equipment. The dark cotton lining contrasts wonderfully with the cognac brown. Woman would hardly believe it, but the main compartment takes up an order and can be closed with a zipper. Various other zipper compartments inside, in the front and on the back hold many accessories and keep the ladies' handbag tidy - a miracle!

Harold's quality

The fine seams and the logo for handmade underline the quality statement of this bag: The Lanscape Totebag is handmade and was produced in a Harold's factory. It offers not only a classic style experience, but quality that you can feel.

product details:

  • cognac
  • 1 zipper compartment in the front
  • 1 Reißverschlussfach rückseitig
  • 1 Reißverschluss Hauptfach (middle folder Din4)
  • 1 additional zipped compartment inside (main compartment)
  • Carrying strap removable by carabiner
  • vegetable cowhide leather Omega, shiny, slightly waxed
  • Lining cotton

Bottom line:

When I stroke over this butter-soft leather, I actually get the impression that we will remain friends for a long time - the Harold's Lancsape Totebag and me. Besides, I no longer have to envy my partner for the Cinturon. Harold's bags are extraordinary. Every day I am happy about this wonderful bag, which is also so practical. Above all, the good piece never goes out of fashion, because Harold's sets timeless chic against fashionable mayflies.

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