Probably the most iconic Superior Labor product, the Engineer Shoulder Bag mixes a strong heritage vibe with a timeless aesthetic.
This Compact edition bag is a scaled down version of the classic full-sized bag, which we designed with The Superior Labor following numerous customer requests for a smaller Engineer Bag. The Compact is sized as a generous but highly portable handbag.
We also decided to improve the storage options offered by the standard Engineer Bag. The Compact is fitted with the usual double inside pocket for your smartphone, wallet and other sundries, but we added a full height pocket, which is large enough for a 12 inch MacBook, regular size Traveler's Notebook and more. We also added pen loops to the outside of the large pocket. The main compartment offer lots of space for larger items. The external leather pocket is great for tickets or a notebook and is smaller than the standard one.
The shoulder strap is thinner than the standard one, the latter being somewhat bulky.
Every Compact Engineer Bag is fitted with a solid brass "Lucky Turtle" logo badge, which is made for us by The Superior Labor in Japan.
These bags are made from the finest Kurashiki canvas- only 150 feet can be woven on shuttle looms per day, raw brass hardware - produced in a traditional casting factory in downtown Tokyo and vegetable – tanned Japanese leather – slowly and carefully tanned with mimosa extract. The paint stripe and stencil are applied by hand in the Superior Labor workshop, a beautifully restored old schoolhouse.
The robust canvas will become supple with use, the natural leather will darken and take on its own patina.
The bag closes with a brass zipper which can be tucked back into the bag when open for easy access.
Note on pockets: pockets are in a contrasting colour, back canvas with red pockets, khaki & beige canvas with navy pockets.
- SIZE (approx. L42cm × H28cm × W15cm)
- Strap length (approx.): Max. 96 cm Min. 77cm
- Pockets: 1 full height with popper closure and pen loops, 2 small ones, 1 outer one in leather
- Material: pure cotton Kurashiki canvas, genuine leather & solid brass
- Exclusive to Nomado Store
- Handmade in Japan.
INCL.VAT price includes 21% VAT for orders shipping to the European Union.