It’s that time of year! High school and college students are moving on to the next step, and graduation gift shopping begins. Leather products are a great gift due to their longevity and utility, and we wouldn’t want young whippersnappers stepping out into the collegiate and professional world without the finest of leather goods. Before you whip out the checkbook or grab a gift card, take a look at a few of the items we’ve picked out for new grads.
The Copper River Bag Company’s take on the classic courier mail bag is a well-constructed piece at a very good price. Read our review.
Soft Italian leather and beautiful brass hardware make a beautiful, simple messenger brief. Read our review.
Gorgeous, expertly constructed messenger bag with easy-access straps. Perfect for a young professional. Read our review.
Waxed fabric with leather detail, contains a padded pocket for a laptop. Review coming soon!
Saddleback Leather Simple Backpack – $458 – $558
This perfect carry-all bag with padded straps comes in three colors.
Tox Leather Shiny MacBook / Document Case – $75 to $95
Tox Leather’s Macbook case is made of waxy, shiny leather. It has a large pocket for a laptop and a smaller pocket for papers, so this case is great to take to class or meetings. Read our review.
Saddleback’s Leather Macbook Sleeve is a hefty, simple case that comes in four color choices. Read our review.
Simply designed laptop sleeve with a strap closure. Read the review here.
The Pienza pen holder from Maxwell Scott makes a great gift for any new professional. Review coming soon!
This must-have accessory for Macbook owners keeps your cord compact and organized. Read the review here.
Any of North Star Leather’s wallets will make a great, long-lasting, quality graduation gift, especially if you are on a budget. Read our review!
This journal cover and iPad mini portfolio is made of soft Horween leather and comes in a wide variety of fun colors. Full review coming soon!
This portfolio has a pocket for your iPad and comes equipped with Colonel Littleton’s very own notepad to keep you organized. Read our full review here.
Convenient case for a safety razor, perfect for a guy on the go. Read our review.
Minimalist bifold card holder crafted from Horween Chromexcel Leather. Read our review.
This handy little accessory will keep your graduate’s earbuds from getting tangled. Read the full review that includes several other fun accessories from Stock and Barrel,
At over $800, this bag is expensive, but you won’t see many like it– beautiful brass hardware and impeccable construction. Read our review.
Rugged and roomy duffel bag made from Horween’s Dublin leather. Read the review here.
SANDAST GREGORY PACK – $730
The Sandast Gregory Pack, while pricy, is a unique backpack that ages beautifully. It’s on the smaller side, so keep this one in mind when shopping for ladies. Read our full review.
We chose items from a variety of price points and styles. These are some of our current favorites, but there are plenty of great options here on BestLeather.org to fulfill any budget or need. If you have any more great gift ideas, let us know in the comments!
**Gift guide was created & assembled by TJ McWhorter & Casey Stoddard**