Under £50 – The Scaramanga Top Five

Here at Scaramanga, while we love our huge, solid pieces of antique furniture and massive leather travel bags, we’re also fond of the smaller things in life. From homewares to handmade leather satchels, we’ve got a massive range of items … Continued

A Short History of Leather Satchels: From Romans To Scaramanga

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From jewel tones and neon colours to classic leather and distressed finishes, the leather satchel has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Worn by everyone from children to teenagers, working professionals to A-List celebrities, this traditional accessory has … Continued

Scaramanga Top Picks for Teenagers

Here at Scaramanga, we like to think we appeal to guys and girls of all ages, with stock ranging from childrens 13-inch leather satchels, right up to adult travel bags and retro furniture. We also hold a wide variety of … Continued

Leather Satchels, Messenger Bags & Travel Bags – Classic British Design By Scaramanga

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Some Scaramanga customers may not be aware that we’ve been designing and making leather satchels and travel bags for several years now. In fact we were one of a very small number of stores selling their own handmade leather satchels … Continued

Scaramanga’s Vintage Finds: The French Military Leather Satchel

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One of Scaramanga’s Vintage Military Satchels – perfect for the festival look. Always on the look out for vintage finds, last week we were lucky enough to get our hands on an authentic vintage French military satchel from 1953. The … Continued

The History of The Leather Satchel, From Romans to Leather School Bags to the High Street

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The leather satchel has been around for centuries as a means of carrying stuff – it even crops up in Roman times under the name of Loculus which literally means ‘little place’ in Latin. Used by Roman Legionaries, these satchels … Continued

The Big Tent 2010!

  We never missed a chance to tell everyone and anyone of our excitement about Scaramanga’s trip to The Big Tent festival in Falkland for the weekend, so I’m sure no-one needs reminding that we were actually there… But this … Continued

Mulberry Alexa VS. Scaramanga Leather Satchel Bag

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Since 2007, TV Presenter Alexa Chung has frequently appeared in the fashion press as a style icon, characterised by her distinctively quirky, vintage style. At the tail-end of last year, Alexa was seen carrying a Mulberry bag in the style … Continued

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