• Step into a world of elegance with our collection of the best leather bags for women. Each bag is designed to cater to your unique style and daily needs. From stylish handbags to practical totes, we offer a variety of choices to suit every occasion. Crafted from premium Italian leathers for lasting beauty and durability, our women's leather bags embody fashion and function. Find the perfect accessory to elevate your wardrobe and make every day a stylish affair. Browse our collection now!

    We're excited to introduce our new range of handbags, made from the finest premium calf leather. This luxurious material has a soft, smooth touch and a subtle sheen, marking a new chapter in our journey to bring you the best.

    More Colours to Love

    For the first time, we're offering a wider range of colours beyond our classic vegetable-tanned leather options. From bold and bright to timeless neutrals, our new handbags let you express your unique style with gold hardware that adds a touch of elegance.

    Meet Your New Favourites

    Our new collection features versatile handbags like Allegra and Camilla, which can be worn as a sleek pouch or stylish crossbody. The Francesca, on the other hand, is perfect for those who love a classic tote, and it can also be worn as a chic pouch. We hope you love our new handbag collection as much as we do. Explore and discover the perfect combination of style, versatility, and premium quality.

    Women juggle a lot. Deadlines, meetings, commutes, errands – the list goes on. Therefore, the need for a proper work bag cannot be trivialised. Investing in the right bag is essential for protecting your devices, keeping your belongings organised and enhancing your overall look. So don’t fall into the common trap of using a handbag to tote a laptop, as this can lead to stretched leather, damaged devices, and a host of other problems. Fortunately, there are many types of work bags to choose from, each with its own unique benefits and features. Let’s go through some popular options.

    The Briefcases

    These sleek and sophisticated bags offer the perfect blend of style and functionality. Ideal for the modern professional, these bags provide ample space for your laptop and essentials while guaranteeing durability thanks to their sturdy leather construction. The Glasgow and Tokyo are suitable for professionals seeking clean looks, while Munich is for those who cherish vintage charm. You can also channel your inner boss babe with the Madrid briefcase.

    Tote Bags

    Tote work bags are perfect for women that want a stylish and practical option. TheFlorenceand Beatrice bags offer just that. Whether you're headed to the office or out for drinks, they transition seamlessly from day to night. With plenty of room for your laptop and personal items, they're the ultimate one-bag solution for busy professionals.


    For hands-free convenience and comfort, you can't beat a backpack. Our backpacks - Archy, Salvador and Bexley - feature laptop compartments and plenty of pockets. They are perfect for commuters and can easily carry heavy weights. Plus, they're stylish enough to wear anywhere, from the office to the gym.

    Dual-Function Bags

    The ultimate in versatility, these dual-function bags offer the best of both worlds. The beautiful Emma is our bestselling convertible bag. With the ability to transform from a backpack to a shoulder bag in seconds, they're perfect for women on the move. As if that’s not enough, they can also be worn as a crossbody bag. 

    Messenger Bags

    These bags are designed for women who want a stylish, hands-free option. Our Julius, Nero and Aurelian messenger bags are perfect for students, entrepreneurs and anyone who wants a one-bag solution. Big enough to carry your laptop, they also feature multiple pockets and a comfortable shoulder strap. 

    Choosing the Perfect Partner: Factors to Consider

    Now that you've explored the different work bag styles, here are some key factors to consider when making your final decision:

    - Lifestyle: How much do you typically carry? Do you commute by car or public transport? Consider your daily routine and choose a bag that can keep up.

    - Laptop Size: Make sure your bag has a dedicated compartment that fits your laptop snugly.

    - Organisation Needs: Do you need a lot of pockets to stay organised? Consider the number and size of compartments to ensure everything has its place.

    - Personal Style: Your work bag is an extension of you! Choose a style that complements your wardrobe and reflects your personality.

    - Brand Reputation: Looking to invest in a brand that offers high-quality products? Then, look no further than the Republic of Florence!

    Forget the one-size-fits-all approach to luggage. When it comes to duffle bags, size matters. But how do you know what size is right for you? The answer depends on your specific needs, durability, materials used, interior space, mode of carry, and of course budget. Yeah, it’s a lot to consider! But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

    Consider Your Voyage

    Envision your travels. Are you a weekend warrior or a long-term traveller? Do you need a bag for business or pleasure? Are you going on a whirlwind city break or a secluded nature retreat? Each expedition will require a different duffle size. Weekend getaways might call for a compact companion, while extended journeys might necessitate a spacious workhorse.

    Consider the Materials 

    It’s important to consider the durability of your duffle. If you’re planning to use your bag frequently, you’ll want something that can withstand the wear and tear, as well as all the rigours of travelling. Lucky for you, our bags have been constructed with sturdy and high-quality materials that can withstand rough handling.

    Think In Layers

    Interior organisation is also important. Do you need a bag with multiple compartments and pockets like the Magellan, or do you prefer a simple, open design? Think about how you plan to use your bag and what features are essential to you.

    Carry Comfort Matters

    When it comes to carrying your duffle, comfort is key. You'll want a bag that's easy to transport, whether you're strolling through the airport or hiking through the wilderness. Think about how you plan to carry your duffle - by hand, on your shoulder, or as a backpack? Do you need a bag with multiple carry options or a single, sturdy handle?

    For extended walks or commutes, prioritise a lighter duffle with a comfortable shoulder strap. If you're planning a more rugged adventure, consider a duffel with backpack straps for ultimate comfort and support. Whatever your mode of carry, we've got a duffle that's designed to keep up with your adventures.

    Zippers and Hardwares

    These elements are crucial when determining the size of your duffle. You don’t want your zippers to rip open under the pressure of heavy load, or get worn out while trying to zip or unzip it. Ultimately, you don’t want your bag to fail you when you need it most. We use the durable and dependable YKK zippers that can withstand these elements. 

    Don’t Forget the Airlines

    When flying, size really does matter. Make sure your duffle meets airline regulations to avoid any pesky fees or travel headaches. Research the specific dimensions and weight limits for your airline and choose a duffle that fits the bill. With our cabin-sized duffle bags, you’ll breeze through security and board with ease. Don't let size issues ground your adventure - choose a duffle that's airline-approved and ready for takeoff. Choose the Republic of Florence. 

    Ready to explore our curated selection of duffle bags? Browse through a range of sizes, styles, and features to find your perfect match. 

    Embrace your playful side with the vibrant Mimi wallet. Available in a stunning array of colours, it's the perfect way to express your unique personality. The classic design with a secure zip closure keeps your essentials safe and organised.

    Crafted from rich vegetable-tanned leather, the Carmen exudes timeless sophistication. Its familiar, book-opening design with a full zip closure ensures all your essentials are neatly tucked away.


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