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The Brief

The Brief

Regular price $249
Regular price Sale price $249
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"After weeks of shopping for the perfect brief, I can honestly say that this truly is exactly that! The craftsmanship is second to none, leather quality and color are beyond my expectations, storage capacity is surprisingly quite a bit. I highly recommend this bag!" - Darryl B.

  • Top Grain Leather
  • Up to 15 Inch Laptops
  • Free & Fast Shipping
  • Fast & Secure Checkout
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Built to Show the World Your Classic, Refined Style.


It's time to show the world that age is just a number.

Made from the finest quality cowhide leather, this leather laptop bag for 15 inch laptops is professional and mature, yet made to be rugged and hardwearing. It's made so you can make the right impression, yet invest in quality that lasts.

Crafted not only to upgrade your style, but also to be your Monday to Friday daily carry, this leather laptop bag for 15 inch laptops has room for all your gear and more. The inside pockets are ideal for your laptop, along with books, files, papers and even your tablet too!

Be sure your gear is secure with our high-quality key opening lock, metal buckles, fasteners and zippers. Our ergonomically designed shoulder strap means wherever you're going, you can do it in comfort.

Show the world your timeless style with The Brief.


  • Made from premium top-grain cowhide leather
  • Adjustable shoulder strap
  • Key lock to secure your gear
  • One zipper pocket on the rear
  • Main compartment has interior pockets for your laptop, tablet, smartphone and secures with a zipper
  • Laptop sleeve fits up to most 15.6-inch screen display laptops (diagonal measurement)


  • Dimensions: 16.5" L x 11.8" H x 3.1" W
  • Weight: 3.7 lbs

Built to Last a Lifetime

Handcrafted from premium leather, this briefcase is rugged and long lasting.

The Brief is constructed from only the top layer of the cowhide, giving it extra strength, breathability and durability.

Designed to be a companion for life, this leather bag will only get better with age.

That Premium Work Look

Precisely handcrafted by expert artisans, The Brief is made with only premium brass and metal hardware, so you'll see it's built to impress.

Included is a fully adjustable shoulder strap that is built to hold up during your daily commute.

Room for all your gear

Built to be your ultimate everyday companion, The Brief is designed to be ultra practical.

There's a padded compartment for your 15 inch laptop, along with other compartments for your tablet, documents, papers, wallet, phone, books, journals and more.

Check out this video to see just how much gear you can get in this bag.

Lockable & Secure

Be sure your gear is secure with our high-quality key opening lock, metal buckles, fasteners and zippers. Our ergonomically designed shoulder strap means wherever you're going, you can do it in comfort.

leather bag lookbook


Learn how to pair your new leather bag for work and leisure.

Elevate your style with the 50+ leather bag outfit ideas featured in this lookbook*.

Get outfit inspiration to:

  1. Impress your colleagues with workweek wins
  2. Wow your friends with casual cool looks
  3. Look stylish for weekend exploration with adventure-ready looks

All while keeping it simple, quick, and affordable for all body shapes and sizes.

*please note the lookbook will be automatically added to cart for all orders over $100.

  • 25,000+ Customers Served

    After serving so many customers over the years, we've learned a little along the way. Our leather experts are always on hand to help you with any questions.

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We think you’ll love your new leather bag. But just in case it’s not quite right - all customers are protected by The Real Leather Guarantee.

With The Real Leather Guarantee, you can shop confidently, knowing that you have a whole 30 days to decide if your leather bag is everything you dreamed of.

With the option to return your order within 30 days, you can make your decision with full peace of mind.

Your most common questions

Shipping and returns

All orders are eligible for Free Shipping to the US. Our best selling items are also eligible for free shipping to the UK and paid shipping to Canada.

Most orders are processed and shipped within 1-3 business days of receipt.

All purchases from our store come with The Real Leather Guarantee.

Got your eye on something? Try it out for 30 days. If it's not for you, return it to us and we'll refund your order. And we promise, no hard feelings!

When will I get my order?

The current typical delivery time of this item to the US, Canada and the UK is between 2-5 business days.

Will my device fit?

The Device Fit on this item is: Up to 15 Inch Laptops

Not sure if your device will fit into this leather bag? Here we’ll show you how to find out step by step:

  1. Get something to measure your device with. A tape measure will work great.
  2. Find the bottom left corner of your device screen.
  3. Now, follow the screen with your eyes until you reach the top right corner of the screen.
  4. Take a tape measure and carefully measure the distance from the bottom left corner to the top right corner of the screen.
  5. Measure only the screen part. Ignore the frame or the black edge around the screen (that's called the bezel).
  6. Write down the number you measured and round down to the nearest whole number. E.g. 15.6” becomes 15” and 17.2” becomes 17”. This is your screen size in inches.
  7. Compare this number to the Device Fit number above.
  8. If the number you measured is smaller than or equal to the Device Fit number above, then it fits - great!
  9. If the number you measured is larger than the Device Fit number above, then it won’t fit comfortably. We recommend going back through our collection of bags and filtering by the Device Fit number you need.


I measured my laptop screen size and rounded the result as instructed. My screen size is 14 inches. All bags marked as Up to 15 Inch Laptops will fit my laptop.

Will this bag fit me?

We understand that finding the perfect leather bag can be a concern, especially when it comes to fitting different body shapes and sizes. Our bags are designed to accommodate adults of all sizes, and we have taken special measures to ensure your comfort and satisfaction.

Our leather bags are thoughtfully crafted to fit all sizes of humans comfortably.

Most of our bags feature adjustable shoulder straps that can be extended from 25 inches to 49 inches. This wide range ensures that the bag can be easily customized to fit your unique body shape and size. Whether you're petite, tall, or somewhere in between, you can adjust the strap to find the perfect fit.

Will this bag be too heavy for me?

We understand the importance of comfort when carrying your belongings. Bags made from real leather are slightly heavier than most other materials. That’s why we've made adjusting the shoulder straps on our bags quick and easy.

The design of the adjustable straps are user-friendly and hassle-free, so you won't have to spend a lot of time trying to get the right fit. Once you find your ideal strap length, you can easily secure it in place, allowing you to effortlessly carry the bag with maximum comfort and style.

How do I look after my bag?

Treating a real leather bag with care can extend its life by years.

We recommend following our full Leather Care Secrets guide to preserve your leather bag.

Use a good leather care kit once or twice per year to prevent your bag becoming dry or cracked. We recommend using this all natural leather care kit for our bags.

Be sure to take the time to care properly for your leather. If you do, your bag can have a good, long life.

Can I get it monogrammed?

At this time, we do not provide monogramming or embossing services. However, all our bags can be monogrammed by most leather working dealers. We recommend taking our bags to your local dealer for more information.

Can I get it wet?

Wherever possible, avoid damp or moisture on your leather bag. We know this is not always possible, so if your bag does get wet, here's what you do.

If you spill something on it, blot away the moisture with a clean dry cloth as quickly as you're able to.

Caught in a rainstorm? Be sure to let your leather bag completely air dry and do not use a heat source to speed up the drying (this can damage the leather). Stuff the bag with newspaper to help the bag keep its shape and absorb moisture from the inside.

Will my bag smell bad when I get it?

As this bag is made from real leather, it is likely to emit a strong, natural leather smell when you first receive it. This will fade over time.

Should this smell not be to your liking, we recommend airing out your bag in a cool, dry climate for 48 hours.

Can this leather bag be made with custom dimensions?

We are able to make some leather bags in our collection with custom dimensions.

If you are interested in this service, please contact us, providing the model requested and the desired dimensions. If this is currently possible, we will then provide a quote.

Please note that any custom bags ordered this way are strictly made-to-order, so will take a little longer to get to you and will be more expensive than the similar model on our site. All custom orders are final and returns cannot be accepted.

Customer Reviews

Based on 14 reviews
Darryl Brauss
Simply Amazing

After weeks of shopping for the perfect brief, I can honestly say that this truly is exactly that! The craftsmanship is second to none, leather quality and color are beyond my expectations, storage capacity is surprisingly quite a bit. I highly recommend this bag!

That's great to hear Darryl. Thanks again for taking the time to let us know how you love the bag.

James Streich
Great briefcase

Works awesome for everything I need it to. Carries all my stuff for work and looks great. Thanks to my beautiful wife for getting this for me!

Thanks James! We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review.

Excellent Case!

The quality and look of The Brief leather case is fantastic. I've had several compliments on it since I have gotten it. It is perfect for my needs for daily use of transporting my computer and other supplies to the office each day, and also use it for conferences and meetings. It holds my 15" laptop, tablet, glasses, charger, extra battery, books, and many other supplies with plenty of room and the case does not look overstuffed. The finish of the leather is very smooth, almost like a fine suede, and the color is very deep with no staining or rubbing on my clothes or other items. The build quality is very good, the seams are study and the strap and handle are very strong. It does not scratch easily and is holding up fantastic after 2+ months of daily use. Very happy with the purchase and would buy from The Real Leather Company again!

Thanks Ryan!

Tyler Olson
The Brief

Sturdy, spacious, super nice!

Thanks Tyler!

Tyler K Olsen
"holds everything I need for work"

Video review posted by TRLC admin with permission from customer.

Thanks again Tyler for taking the time to send us this video review!

Ogre Luv
For the price... it's great!

Love it! Given 4 stars due to visual inconsistency in finishing when held in certain light at certain angles. By no means a deal breaker. What's more, this beauty is going to be getting some knocks and scrapes... I mean, "patina"... in real life anyway, so I'm not sweating it. It's a beautiful piece, absolutely.

Thanks Ogre!

Jessica Low
Love this bag!

I purchased this as a gift for my husband and was so thrilled when it arrived. It was beautiful and exactly what I was expecting based on the images. He loves this bag.

Thanks Jessica for taking the time to leave a review. We're really glad to hear your husband loves his bag.

Stylish and Sturdy!

I love this briefcase! You can feel the quality right away; it's durable enough that I don't feel like I have to baby it. I regularly take it to the courthouse and client meetings--it gets compliments everywhere! My only critique is that I wish it were full grain, but the top grain still holds up well.

Thanks RM! Please let us know if you'd like us to recommend something similar in full grain leather.

Miguel Cruz
Awesome briefcase

The briefcase is absolutely great. Just what I needed to keep organized and take it on the road. Quality is excellent.

Thanks Miguel!

Frances Alsbrook
The Brief

Very sophisticated look. Wears really well.

Thanks Frances, that's great to hear!