Please don’t get into the habit of squeezing all your personal items into bulging jacket or trouser pockets.

Menswear has progressed towards a slimmer silhouette with more tailored jackets and closer fitting trousers.

Bulging pockets are impractical and unattractive.

They also encourage wear and tear.

A bag, briefcase or holdall is not just an attractive accessory.

With careful thought about style material and colour, it can last you a lifetime.

Currently one of the most popular types of men’s bag, a classic holdall is a great all-rounder.

Clearly holding more than your pockets ever could, the holdall can be used for travel, business, gym, or general everyday use.

Once a typically bulky bag with little style, the holdall has been transformed into a stylish and compact form of luggage.

Norton & Townsend have partnered with Tusting, a family firm who have been tanning, grading and trading the world’s finest leathers for over 130 years.

Together, we bring you a premium take on the classic holdall, the leather Explorer Bag.

MEDIUM LEATHER EXPLORER BAG

MEDIUM LEATHER EXPLORER BAG

This multi-purpose wide-opening holdall is sleek, neat and lighter in weight than regular sports holdalls.

Available in small medium or large, the explorer is big enough for two people’s gear for a weekend away or all you need for a week.

In premium Fullgrain leather, it features internal zipped pocket, removable baseboard, full cotton lining and detachable shoulder strap.

For a smaller, sleeker bag that is more orientated towards work and office use, we also have a Classic Messenger bag.

LARGE LEATHER MESSENGER BAG

LARGE LEATHER MESSENGER BAG

SMALL DISTRESSED LEATHER MESSENGER BAG

SMALL DISTRESSED LEATHER MESSENGER BAG

This has a full flap style and a single main compartment that provides multiple pockets and also features adjustable broad soft webbing strap.

It is ideal for comfortably and stylishly hefting your load and can be worn on the shoulder or across the body.

Available in smooth leather, distresses leather or canvas, the Clipper Bag is also an everlastingly popular piece that will never go out of fashion.

A leather briefcase, a small holdall, a handbag, flight bag; the list is endless because the Clipper fits in everywhere.

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Tusting’s best-selling hand case, the Clipper epitomises the ‘Tusting’ look – a soft construction giving a hugely practical bag with a single large main compartment that can take a BIG load.