Friday February 28, 2020

Gift Guide: Men for leather

Men’s bags are not simply about fashion, they are a glorious union of function with form

6th December, 2015
Kildare leatherworker Garvan De Bruir

‘A man’s bag is something that identifies him,” says Eoin Cooney of new Irish luxury bag brand Slaint. “For many years there was a stigma attached to men carrying a bag — that somehow it was feminine — but this stigma no longer exists.”

Cooney’s range — the Eruvian, a modern briefcase; and the Arroe, a doctor’s bag-inspired holdall — has masculine appeal in its combination of luxury with...

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