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The Standard

The Standard

Regular price $299
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"I have owned a lot of backpacks in my time and this one is the best I have used to date - it is well designed, the pockets are useful and well-thought-out, the stitching is strong, and the leather is beautiful." - Anonymous

  • Top Grain Leather
  • Up to 15 Inch Laptops
  • Free & Fast Shipping
  • Fast & Secure Checkout
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Setting A New Standard For Manly Men Everywhere


A brown leather backpack by any other name just wouldn't smell as swag. For a backpack that does everything but water your plants, look no further than The Standard.

The Ultimate Leather Bag…


You spoke, we listened. We’re beyond excited (seriously, our eyes are twitching a little right now…) to introduce to you The Standard, the latest and possibly greatest men's leather backpack for work to hit our digital shelves to date.

What’s so great about The Standard? It’s more than a leather laptop backpack. Inspired by you and handcrafted by your favorite local leather artisans, The Standard features a hot new design based on the feedback of our loyal community. This brown leather laptop backpack packs in every punch imaginable, your favorite pineapple one included.


  • Made from premium top grain cowhide leather
  • Quality hardware and premium zippers
  • Padded shoulder straps are fully adjustable
  • A mesh rear gives breathability for your back
  • Two main compartment that open with zippers
  • Rear main compartment has a padded laptop sleeve and one more divider for other devices like a tablet or smaller laptop
  • Front main compartment has three separate space dividers and pen and key pockets
  • Two side zipper pockets for quick access items like a power bank
  • One large front compartment for larger easy access items like an airline ticket
  • Two fast access front zippers for small items like a padlock, smartphone or credit card
  • Tightening straps on the side to keep the bag compact
  • Colors: Dark Brown, Light Brown, and Coffee
  • Style: Men's leather backpack for work with laptop compartment
  • Padded leather laptop backpack sleeve fits up to 15.6-inch screen display laptops (diagonal measurement)


  • Dimensions: 17.7" H x 5.5" W x 14.2" L
  • Weight: 3.7lbs

He’s Built to Last

There’s no shortage of leather backpacks for men online, but there’s only one that’ll live as long as you. Maybe longer.

Like a good whiskey, The Standard only gets better with age. You’ve got top-grain cowhide
leather to thank for that.

Making The Standard yours means investing in heirloom-quality that’s tough enough to shoulder all that goes bump in the night (and day).

He’s The Perfect Gift

Googling “unique gift for men” will yield little more than ideas for overrated coffee mugs and socks he doesn’t need. For a real gift that’ll get you in his good books forever, The Standard is all you need.

From birthdays to Christmas, Hannukah, anniversaries, or “just because I love you”, you don’t need a reason to give The Standard – it's the gift that keeps on giving.

Treat your favorite man in your life like the king that he is by getting The Standard today.

WARNING: It’s anything but standard.

He’s Handsome AF

Just like the man he was made for, this leather laptop bag is one fine specimen to behold.

He’s got all the right creases in all the right places, he’s fifty sexy shades of brown, and he can pull of any look – whether you’re cracking a case at the office or cracking open a cold one with the boys at The Office (you know, that new bar downtown).

He’ll even slip right onto your luggage and make sure you turn every head at the airport as you board that plane in epic slow motion.

He’s Spacious

We’re so excited about The Standard because he’s the roomiest roomy you’ve ever had. When
we say he has pockets for everything, we mean 12 of ‘em.

Pack your laptop, smartphone, books, cards, wallet, spare socks…pineapple punch? But having space is one thing. This leather backpack has a padded space for everything, keeping everything within arm’s reach wherever life takes you.

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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.

  • 1000+ Verified Reviews

    We know how important it is to hear opinions from real customers. That's why we've collected over a thousand real reviews from customers.

  • Perfect Gifts

    We know how hard it is to find a really great gift for a special person. There's nothing quite like a gift that's built to last a lifetime. Show them how much you really appreciate them this year.

  • The One-Stop Leather Shop

    We're you're go-to for everything leather - work bags, duffles, backpacks, wallets, toiletry bags, care kits and more.

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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 18 reviews
Great Leather backpack

Fantastic backpack! I have been looking for a high quality leather backpack that wouldn't cost me an arm and a leg and I think I've got it. The leather definitely looks and feels like the thick leather that was advertised. It also has that nice leather smell, idk if other people will like the smell but I definitely do.
I was worried with such nice leather that the zippers would be where corners were cut but it definitely doesnt feel that way. They're smooth and sturdy and don't feel like they'll break on me anytime soon.

**Edit August 21, 2022
I've had this bag for a year now and it's still going strong. I take this to work with me everyday and do not baby it in the slightest anymore. Zippers are still smooth and I still get compliments on it. It does have some natural wear on the leather from my nails and being set down but it doesn't take away from the look and if anything adds to it. I do treat the leather once every 6 months but that's about it.

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a photo review! We're delighted to hear you're still enjoying The Standard after a year.

Harris J.

Great back pack very sturdy with tons of room. I like the way it unzips to give you access to the inside of the bag. I get tons of compliments when I travel, I get asked at least three to five times at the airport where I purchased this back pack. It is a bit pricey but well worth it. I use it daily for work as I work out of my car as an insurance adjuster. Very pleased with my purchase.

Brett Howard
Beautiful Backpack

Great backpack. A lot more room than I thought it would be. Not near as heavy as I thought. Very sturdy. Love the padding on the back.

Great thanks Brett!

Antwon Hardwick
Great Bag but Shoulder Straps are too short

Love the quality, compartments and overall size....But, when I don't hook it to my rolling bag suitcase, I wear it on my shoulder. It's really difficult for me to wear it as a backpack because the shoulder straps are short.

Thanks Antwon. We're sorry to hear it's not quite the right size for you and we've passed on your comments to our design team.

Arthur Auerbach
Ecellent Service and a great product

Found the personnel day to deal with and they were polite and cooperative.
The backpack has already served me weel and is as advertised.

Thanks Arthur!

Herbert Charity

The Standard

Thanks Herbert!

John Serfass
Best bag ever

I am 76 years old and buying bags forever. Finally found the perfect👌 bag 🎒 with plenty of room and great style and design. Just made my third purchase, the western. Keep up the good work.

Wow thanks John!

V Vaughn
Back Pack

Nice bag. Very helpful with pockets

Thanks Vaughn!

David Rowe
Don’t miss out

This leather back pack is practical classy and draws questions from other travelers. When first received I was worried about how firm the backpack was and how it was hard to flex. But after a week the leather softens the shape starts to fill out. For me the weight was comparable to other real leather backpacks I have owned. Great quality and great price.

That's terrific to read. Thanks so much for taking the time David!

James Travis
Real Leather Review of the Standard

I had been looking for a leather backpack for some time. Looking at several different suppliers on line leaves you wondering if the product will be as good as they say or is pictured. I had the opportunity to see The Standard when a coworker showed up at a conference with it. I was impressed with the quality and size and layout of the compartments. I now own one for myself. Very impressive quality.

That's great to hear thanks James!