Forbes And Lewis Review: World Class Quality and Handcrafted Leather Holdalls, Backpacks And Accessories Cases.

Tired of purchasing worthless leather bags hoping they last and are top quality and durable, only for them to get bad in a matter of a few years? You are not alone we've all been there, we know the bitterness, regrets and sense of loss that comes with it. 

In that respect, I want to introduce to you Lewis and Forbes leather and canvas bags, bags and cases that put other leather bags to shame in terms of quality and reliability.

Forbes and Lewis is a luxury leather and canvas small goods brand. They produce quality canvas and leather and full leather products such as wallets, backpacks, messenger bags, totes, handbags, weekend bags and bags for digital accessories for both men and women.

With products that last a lifetime, owning to their remarkable construction and high grade of quality processed leather employed in their construction, they get better with age. The older it gets the more its beauty and brilliance comes out and you are able to get more use out of it.

Added to that quality construction and quality materials are prize ranges and products offerings that stay true to their roots. And to add to that is comfort, sleekness and rest of mind that what you buy is not just beautiful in appearance but is durable and capable of holding whatever you intend to hold with it.

They are a brand that know what they do and are good at what they do. All their products are uniquely handcrafted with mastery in every aspect of leather products design, and the end result is something exceptional which you don't get to see anywhere else.

So, what characteristic are you looking for in your bag? Quality? detail? space? they got it all. What type are you searching for? Laptop sleeve? weekend bags? wallets? it in the collection.

Materials and Craftsmanship.

When we talk about products design and craftsmanship, bad design and lack of quality can be spotted easily. But Forbes and Lewis employs the expertise of experienced handcrafters in the manufacture of all their products.

Materials and craftmanship. Forbes and Lewis review- Uniquemag

In terms of materials their products are heads and shoulders high when compare to most leather and canvas products. Materials like quality canvas, high grade vegetable tan cow leather and vintage waxy leather that pulls out all the hidden colors in the hide are the raw materials.

All materials are self sourced and carefully monitored so as to maintain the level of quality they stand for. Quality control from sourcing of material to the design, manufacture and packaging of the finish product what more before you decide they are the right one for you.

Aesthetics and Color.

Beside the production quality, comes the beauty, softness and modern looks that is signature of all the products. The products comes in black, natural tan, retro brown and various other shades so as to enable you choose the best that matches your style and taste. 

Comfort, fit, toughness and consistency in product's aesthetics and texture are some other consideration in pattern of leather bag so as to make sure you receive a one-of-a-kind product. All these properties speaks volumes of ultimate quality and product-buyer consciousness infused into every design.


Leathers used in the manufacture of all of the products are organic materials. So, it is advisable that you get a dry clothes for wiping off dust and dirt on a daily basis. You can also invest in a good quality cleaning agent for better protection.

Forbes And Lewis Products Categories And Reviews.

Holdalls Reviews: Ultimate Travel Style.

  • Somerset Leather Holdall.
  • Winchester Holdall.
  • Bristol Barrel Holdall.

Backpacks Reviews: Inspired By City Life.

  • Little Hampton Leather Backpack.
  • Rollie Leather Backpack.
  • Rollie Waxed Canvas Grey Backpack.

Accessories Cases Reviews: Orderly and Secured Essentials.

  • Portsmouth Travelfolio Case.
  • F&B Card Holder.
  • Lancing Leather Laptop Sleeve.
  • F&B Zip Wallet.
  • Sara Cross Bag.
  • Woodbury Wash Bag.
  • Luggage Tag.

Forbes And Lewis Leather Holdalls Review: Ultimate Travel Style.

Somerset Leather Holdall Review.

Somerset leather holdall for men Forbes and Lewis review- Uniquemag

The signature piece of this brand was inspired by weekends in the countryside and soul uplifting weekend getaways. The somerset duffel leather bag being one of the best leather bags for travel from this brand was handmade in classy design using authentic and robust buffalo leather.

It comes in two sizes: Large and Medium. Having up to 55L capacity for the larger version. For space it has a padded leather pocket that can hold laptops of 13" to 15.4", adding to that are pockets specifically made to hold your phones, wallets and stationeries.

Fully lined in cotton with leather trim, and with large internal zip this classically styled somerset holdall is the perfect companion for those weekends trips that you have been planning to go on. As a consummation is the water repellent finish that acts as protection for your goods against water and others liquids.

Winchester Holdall Review.

Winchester travel holdall Forbes and Lewis review- Uniquemag

Bigger and better for when you plan on staying more than one night away for home. This leather travel holdall is handmade in smooth tan buffalo leather, fully lined in cotton blend, leather trims and YKK zips to seal it up. If size is a problem all features of this product is available in both medium and large sizes.

Space of up to 60L giving it the rank as the biggest holdall in their collection. A separate shoe compartment, large internal zip pocket, padded laptop pocket for your 15" device, internal phone, wallet and pen pockets to keep your additional accessories safe.

Adding to all these is an adjustable and removable shoulder strap to make carrying easy, a matching luggage tag to use as a sign and products parking in F&B signature cotton dust bag. With a natural repellent water finish to complete your outing in a unique style.

Bristol Barrel Holdall Review.

Bristol barrel holdall for men Forbes and Lewis review- Uniquemag

Previously available in only medium sizes this particular model is currently available in both large and medium sizes. Also handcrafted in full grain leather that becomes better with age and use, this vintage styled leather holdall is another companion for your travels.

It is a minimalistic design with a few peeks to add to its open pockets at both sides that gives you quick access to your goods stored in the bag. It features adjustable and removable shoulder straps that is carry on approved.

This vintage leather duffel bag is lined in cotton with leather trims and space of up to 50L. A few of the compartments that are part of this design includes a large internal zip pocket, a phone and wallet pocket for the few accessories you are taken along.

Forbes and Lewis Leather Backpacks Review: Inspired by City Life.

Littlehampton Leather Backpack Review.

Littlehampton leather backpack Forbes and Lewis leather goods review- Uniquemag

This beauty of a backpack was made in hardy buffalo leather partnered with expertise in quality handcraftmanship. It sleekness and size makes it capable of carrying in its padded laptop pocket a laptop of up to 13". It has a large internal zip pocket, a phone and wallet pocket with a pen holder pouch.

As an addition to its quality construction it has an adjustable padded shoulder straps, fully lined in cotton trims and with a water repellent finish for when it counts to prevent water from destroying your devices and things in the bag.

Rollie Leather Backpack Review.

Rollie leather backpack Forbes and Lewis leather bags ans cases review- Uniquemag

The Rollie backpack is another of quality item from this brand. Its size is a bit larger as it can take in its padded laptop pocket laptops of up to 15.4" in size. It has a water resistant roll top to securely protect your things and items from a water and a metal buckle to key it in and hold it firmly in place.

Its shoulder straps is adjustable. It has two internal mesh pockets that you can use to store your cords and chargers. It has other pocket for phones, wallets and pens.

As a Forbes $ Lewis product it goes without saying that this model is handmade in quality buffalo leather, comes in a vintage color shade and have interiors lined in cotton canvas and leather trims.

Rollie Waxed Canvas Backpack In Grey Review.

Rollie waxed canvas Forbes and Lewis leather bags ans cases review- Uniquemag

Yet another special item with lots of unique information and peculiar features. This rollie leather backpack is made from water resistant 16oz waxed canvas with a few unique hardwares to compliment this creation.

Its adjustable shoulder straps come with a portable easy access zip card pocket for you to store your cards for easy reach. A waterproof roll top with a quality metal pocket closure for completely sealing your things and interior in cotton canvas and leather.

Talking about size and compartments this bag can store a laptop of up to 15" in size, it has at the back an hidden antitheft zip pocket for your document, an internal phone and wallet pocket and close to two mesh storage spaces for any chargers and cords you might want to take along with you.

Accessories Cases Reviews: Orderly and Secured Essentials.

Portsmouth Travelfolio Case Review.

Portmouth travelfolio case Forbes and Lewis leather bags ans cases review- Uniquemag

Specially handmade from the finest smooth vegetable tan leather that is buttery smooth with luxurious feel. This piece makes you stand out in the crowd with a lasting impression.

Efficiency in organizing your essentials for work or study is what you benefit from this leather case for travel. This leather bag for men makes life easier as it is specially made to order your things. It can also be used as a messenger bag.

It has a space of up to 15" for your laptops and your ipads. It has additional spaces for your cards, cords, receipts and stationeries all in one place and ordered manner so you will not have to be searching dor this or that, as you open your just find what is it you are searching for.

F&L Card Holder Review.

F&B leather card holder Forbes and Lewis leather bags ans cases review- Uniquemag

Slimeline card holder made from vegetable tan cow grain leather with luxe feel. This leather card holder is small and light enough that you might not even notice that there is something stored in your pockets. It has up to 5 card slots that safely secure all your cards for when you need them for transactions.

Lancing Leather Laptop Sleeve.

Lancing leather laptop sleeve Forbes and Lewis leather bags and cases review- Uniquemag

Handcrafted from vegetable tan leather specially for securely shelving your laptop and smart devices even up to 15.4" of size. It just fits like a glove on your device. It is lined in soft silk polyester with an added magnetic closure. And not just that, it also have as a matter of utility an external pocket at the back to keep any additional document you which to store there.

F&B Zip Wallet Review.

F&B zip wallet Forbes and Lewis leather bags ans cases review- Uniquemag

A special three way metal zip around wallet with lots of compartments for lots of items. Handmade in vegetable cowhide this wallet comes safely packed in a special Forbes and Lewis gift box. You have a receipt compartment, additional pocket to store up to 4 cards and also a little compartment for coins if peradventure, you are a coin collector or you make use of coins.

Sara Cross Bag.

Sara leather cross bag for women Forbes and Lewis leather bags ans cases review- Uniquemag

Specially made from premium cow hide for that special lady who you know is more valuable. This leather crossbody bag for ladies can be worn to compliment any outfit casual, smart just name it. It has an organizer pocket for any lady essentials, and internal zip pocket, two main compartments with YKK zips and a fixed leather shoulder straps with roller buckles.

Woodbury Wash Bag.

Woodbury wash bag Forbes and Lewis leather bags ans cases review- Uniquemag

The Woodbury wash bag is F&B new dopp bag. Hand crafted from smooth full grain buffalo leather this timeless wash bag is perfect to slip inside one of your Winchester holdalls.

Hand crafted from smooth buffalo leather which gets better with age, this wash bag comes with a large internal zip pocket with quality metal YKK zips. It is lined with easy to clean and water resistant lining and a water repellent natural finish to boot.

Luggage Tag.

Leather luggage tag Forbes and Lewis leather bags ans cases review- Uniquemag

Made from full grain leather as an accessory for Winchester holdall buyers. This special tag is handcrafted from smooth buffalo leather and has a leather buckle for attachment.

Additional Insights:

Forbes and Lewis products stay true to their creed in terms of quality, consistency and capacity. The products are made from quality authentic materials processed under expertise in years of leather use and works.

Few Considerations for Choosing Your Bags.

Functionality and Size: Bags exists are a storage option for us to pack in our belonging when on the move. A bigger bag with lots of compartments and storage space can be used for long duration travels but is not ideals for home to office trips.

So what we intend to use the bag for will determine the type we want to buy. A duffel bag can be used as traveling bag or gym bag. A travelfolio as a sub for suitcases and as a messenger bag. The characteristics of a bag will determine it capacity to cover your need.

Weight: In certain travel conditions like air travel, weight is a factor to be considered when preparing for flights. A large leather men's bag can contain lots of items but it will weigh more than the set weight, so you pick a smaller or midsize bag with appropriate items for it.

Strength: When intending to purchase a bag especially for travel purposes you want make sure those bags are capable of handling this tasks. You must check for sturdiness in handles and shoulder straps. And also quality of construction. 

Quality, Style and Finish(Color): The smoothness and feel of bags especially leather must be consistent; that is a necessity. 

On matters of style, each individual has a preference for certain designs. Some especially a vintage-loving customer may prefer to buy and use the classical design while others may just go for the modern design to meet their needs.

Continuing the classy and modern design purchase preferences, classy shades will resonate more with vintage lovers and vice versa. And also, some of us who really don't care about colors may just decide to buy a bag in colors that are easily manageable and maintained.

Victor Love

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