Posted: May 18, 2018
Trends come and go, but the men's messenger bags have been around for centuries. Messengers were originally utilized by marching Roman soldiers, updated with the rugged Pony Express, and were refined in the 40's. Our messenger bags for men take that classic concept and bring them into 2018. Each and every bag is handmade by our artisans and their work is their love, made visible. They'll complete the look of the discerning executive or dedicated student.
Posted: May 17, 2018Categories: Leather Bags, MacBook
Simplify trips to the office with our favorite laptop cases and bags. Crafted of classic book-bindery materials and the very best full grain leather, they carry an executive class while keeping you on task and on point. A professional bag and laptop case are essential pieces of equipment for any modern gentleman. Your gear is much more than functional, it's style statement, so finding the right one is essential. From rock climbing to climbing the corporate ladder, we're there for you and so is your bag.
Posted: May 01, 2018Categories: Leather Bags, Leather Briefcase, Leather Accessories
Here at PQ, we know that when selecting your next briefcase, you're not just picking out some bag. You're also picking out your next business partner. Dressed up and dapper in our (outstanding) materials, we've rounded up our best and brightest. Our bags feature timeless ideas met with modern designs that make them dependable essentials for the man on the move. From portfolios to coffee breaks, it'll be there at the heart of it all. Our leather briefcases are made to stand the test of time whilst welcoming the future, check out our very best briefcases for men.
Posted: October 13, 2017Categories: Leather Bags, Leather Briefcase
The Attaché leather messenger bag is our most beautifully luxurious, ridiculously durable, and smartly refined messenger bag to date. To create our Valet leather messenger bag, we challenged our leather artisans to upgrade our classic messenger bag, and the end result is a true work of functional art. Read on for details…
Posted: May 04, 2017
Find a perfect leather laptop bag can feel as difficult as trying to pick out the perfect laptop. From the flimsy to the overbearing, a laptop bag has to keep your tech safe while traveling compact. From versatility to comfort, Pad & Quill has designed a perfect lineup of leather laptop bags for your every need.
Posted: April 17, 2017
You’ve brought home your new Pad & Quill bag and love it. Your bag has traveled with you all over. But as Mrs. PQ says, with life comes dirt. From those old candy wrappers stuck to the bottom to that unfortunate coffee stain on the corner, a good bag ages with its owner. Follow these steps to clean your bag and have it looking like new in no time.
Posted: March 23, 2017
You’ve reached the point where your reliable old bag can’t possibly last another minute. The straps are fraying, the bottom is nearly worn through and its original color is indistinguishable. But search through the internet and there will be more bags to choose from than new Fast and Furious movies. At Pad & Quill, we’ve crafted a full lineup of multifunctional bags for the professional, the adventure-seeker and everything in between. Picking the perfect multi-functional bag will feel like a breeze with these helpful tips here.
Posted: February 21, 2017
The warm happy glow of the holidays has worn down and New Year’s resolutions are starting to look a bit less enticing. But winter has yet to get the memo that everyone is ready for spring. While the cold wind blows, you and your leather goods are starting to feel the effects of winter. From cold arctic winds to slushy snow, winter can do a number on your leather goods. At Pad & Quill, our leather goods are a piece of our family, so we’ve come up with the best tips and tricks for taking care of leather in cold weather.
Posted: February 14, 2017
Whether you've just entered your first official job or are looking for a new way to carry your favorite tech, the perfect bag is one that will hold up to the test of time while also helping accomplish all your needs. Your bag needs to be one durable enough to travel with you every day, and survive the elements to boot. At Pad & Quill, we've crafted a full lineup of bags meant to last with you for years to come. From gorgeous leather to durable canvas, we’ve created a full collection meant to go with you from boardwalk to boardroom.
Posted: July 28, 2016Categories: Leather Bags, Leather Backpack, Leather Briefcase
There's nothing in the world like leather. It's been used for thousands of years as a textile to create durable, protective, and fantastic looking goods. It is a time-honored material and turning it into useable objects has been honed into an art that is like none other.
However, if you are anything like us when we started this journey, we had no idea about leather grades, quality, tanning processes, or how to tell a good piece of leather from a cleverly painted piece of scrap hide.
The truth is, not all leather is created equal. When buying a fine leather bag, leather jacket, wallet, iPad Case, or anything else, knowledge is power. Many so-called "leathers" are not what they appear to be. So this series will explore the amazing world of leather so you can avoid getting burned next time you are in the market for some great leather goods.