The Léonie bag is made in France
This Léonie tote bag comes from the passion, the nobility of artisans.
It is made in a family workshop located not far from Biarritz, which is run by two brothers from a family of leatherworker-saddler.
A historic workshop in the heart of the Basque country guaranteeing a quality recognized throughout the world maintaining a French know-how.
Chic and practical, the Valet de Pique tote bag is slender, perfectly fitting the shape of the silhouette.
Highly useful and urban in design, mixed with historic French saddle leather craftsmanship make it the perfect companion for any outing.
In natural vegetable-tanned full-grain leather and featuring saddle stitching this Léonie tote bag is designed to last over time.
We decided to go back to the origins by taking inspiration from the first tote bag dedicated to businessmen in 1860 to offer it to women of the 21st century (discover the history of the tote bag here). A stylish, lightweight and functional bag to carry your everyday essentials.
Léonie d'Aunet inspires Valet de Pique's first tote bag. Léonie d'Aunet, born in Paris in 1820 in the 1st arrondissement, is a French novelist, short story writer, playwright and explorer. The travel tales of a Parisian woman inspire Valet de Pique to create this tote bag that will be perfect for anyone who needs to carry a bit of bulky stuff.
A philosophy at the heart of creation
At Valet de pique we want to be an actor of tomorrow's world, we want to imagine it, create it. We have a desire to return to real things, we are in search of authenticity, concrete, real. That's why we have chosen the made in France of artisanal know-how, durable, timeless leather goods.
This bag will only live worn, a handbag resulting from a hundred hours of work, gestures, passion, history, art, know-how, and this is just the beginning of the story...
Vegetable tanned leather
Vegetable-tanned leather is a natural-looking leather. Totally waterproof, it will patina nicely over time: it is a living material.