Leather

Buckle & Seam Sierra 15″ Messenger Bag (2018) review

I recently reviewed the Buckle & Seam Sierra 15″ Messenger bag, but they have since updated the product (they made it with thicker leather).  Is it a vast improvement over its predecessor? My opinion is that it is somewhat better, but far from what I was hoping for. What is it? The Buckle & Seam …

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WaterField’s Rough Rider Messenger rides again – with new features inside!

WaterField has announced the “renaissance” of its Rough Rider bag.   It’s still a rugged, premium-leather laptop bag reminiscent of an Old West satchel, but it’s now updated with modern features.  Rough Rider still retains these classic features, as described by WaterField: Constructed of thick, full-grain leather with raw edges for an adventurous yet sophisticated look; …

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Saddleback Leather Company Flight Bag review

Eleven years ago I reviewed the Saddleback Leather Company Briefcase. It was the first of many Saddleback Leather Co. bag reviews that we’ve posted here on The Gadgeteer and it was my introduction to their rugged full-grain leather bags. After reviewing that first bag, I believed their motto that “They’ll fight over it when you’re …

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Colonel Littleton No. 30 Leather Composition Journal review

OK, we’re definitely going old school on this review. The Colonel Littleton No. 30 Leather Composition Journal doesn’t have any chips, batteries, buttons, etc…it doesn’t even protect or carry tech. This journal is meant to capture your thoughts, dreams, notes, todos by putting pen to paper. Over the years, I have attempted (and failed for the …

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Saddleback Leather Company Tablet Notepad Holder review

If you’ve been a reader of The Gadgeteer for any length of time, you’ll know that we love leather covers and cases, and one of the most popular and loved maker of leather cases, bags, and covers is the Saddleback Leather Company. We’ve covered many of their products over the years and I’m happy to say …

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Oberon Design Sonoma Tote review

Oberon Design is a USA-based company that designs and creates beautiful, useful leather accessories and bags.  The Gadgeteer has reviewed many of their products over the years, and we’ve been selected to put another of their bags to the test.  I was happy to be selected to review the Sonoma Tote when Oberon Design sent …

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WaterField’s new Via wallet retains it sleek profile even when loaded

You’ve pared your EDC kit down, but did you remember your wallet?  If you need to lighten your wallet and slim it down, check out the new Via wallet from WaterField Designs.  The Via is designed to carry some cash and up to eight cards.  There are two front pockets to hold your most frequently …

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Keep it together with the Leather Charging Cable Tool Roll

Cables and earbuds and batteries, oh my! I struggle to organize my tech gear especially if I have to travel. But with the Leather Charging Cable Tool Roll by Go Forth Goods, you can organizer these things easily. It combines two things that I love: organization and leather!! This leather roll is made with 6 …

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This leather portfolio accommodates the person who uses paper and an iPad Pro

I’ve seen leather portfolios that hold a pad of paper and have a sleeve for tablets, but those have always been designed for 10″ tablets.  This offering from Leatherology actually holds a 12.9″ iPad Pro.  The portfolio measures  13″ X 10″ X 0.75″ thick and is made of full grain, pebbled Viridian leather that’s been …

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Noreve leather 10.5″ iPad Pro leather case review

Noreve creates a multitude of cases for a wide variety of smart devices, all made with high quality materials and old world craftsmanship. I have reviewed several cases from Noreve over the years and all have been very nice with great low-key European flare. For this review, they have sent me their traditional case for the …

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Pad & Quill introduces the first all-leather bumper case for iPhone X

Three years ago, Brian at Pad & Quill found his father’s old leather coin purse.  He was intrigued by the walled leather construction of the purse, and he set about incorporating that design into an iPhone case.  It took three years to develop their propriety tension method of containing the phone in the all-leather case, …

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