The college student or businessman in your life will truly appreciate this cross-body, Eco-friendly paraffin wet-waxed canvas and leather messenger bag personalized with custom name or initial. This useful gift idea is the ideal carry-on size for keeping laptops, cameras or other valuable belongings close during travel.
Waxed cotton canvas is impregnated with a paraffin or natural beeswax, originally used from the mid-19th century to the mid-1950s. It was created as a cheaper alternative to leather and was very successful for its superior waterproofing. This vintage technique is making its way back today due to its functional and durable qualities.
The wide, double stitched bag measures 15 inches long by 4 inched wide, with a height of 13 1/4 inches. The heavy duty, cross-body strap is measured 51 inches long with a width of 2 inches making for easy support to those heavier items. The front pockets measure 7 inches long by 6 3/4 inches wide, while the back zippered pocket measures 5 inches long by 8 inches wide. This bag also features an inside zippered pocket measuring 4 3/4 inches long by 8 inches wide, and an open inside pocket with measurements of 4 inches long by 3 inches wide. A brown leather patch personalized with choice of a single line of custom print (max of 8 characters) or large single initial is stitched to the opening flap where everyone can see.