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Palissy Briefcase Slim leather briefcase

A contemporary case acting as a personal portfolio; an everyday companion for the modern gentleman.

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Fits a 15-inch Macbook or a laptop with the dimensions: 35 x 25 x 1.5cm or smaller in the dedicated laptop pocket. Plus a notebook, documents and other daily essentials. Comes with a 40mm wide leather shoulder strap.

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Leather Vegetable-tanned Vachetta leather by Artigiano del Cuoio.
Tuscany, Italy
Lining 220gsm technical nylon canvas.
Milan, Italy
Hardware Custom, nickel-silver-finished hardware.
Foshan, China
Zipper Symmetrical, individually polished, silver-nickel-finished zippers from Raccagni.
Bergamo, Italy

Italian Vachetta leather

The traditional style leather characterised by its smooth surface and natural finish. Italian heritage.

Made in Italy

Just outside of Naples, every Carl Friedrik product is handmade by a small team of artisans - masters of their craft.

Heavy-duty Raccagni zipper

Every tooth in the zip has been individually brushed and polished before being assembled on the chain.

Customer Reviews

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F.B.
Très bonne qualité, je recommande.

Sac de très bonne qualité. J'en suis satisfait. Je tiens à remercier sincèrement Madame Charlotte (très charmante et professionnelle) qui m'a guidé tout au long du processus d'achat. Je lui souhaite une très belle carrière professionnelle. Merci

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M.
Excellent in almost every aspect

Excellent in almost every aspect. Leather quality and zipper quality is superb. Hardware quality is superb. Ofcourse, it would be nicer if the hardware as well were made in Italy, but that has more to do with customers preconceptions of origin vs quality, I guess. Lining could have been in a more luxurious fabric, but I guess you have to weigh that against durability. This lining will last for ages. The only real potential for improvement of the briefcase in my opinion is that it should have been 1-1,5 cm wider. That would have made a world of difference in terms of capacity.
Now, to the real star of the show: Customer service. My customer service experience was like this: I ordered two different bags (palissy briefcase and 25-hour bag), being upfront in advance about ordering them just to see the colors and sizes in person. No frowning of the brows at all. I was actually encouraged to use them for a bit in my everyday, to really get a feel for them. Shipped with DHL express, received after two days. After trying them out I returned both, and ordered the palissy briefcase but in a different color than first received. Refund of excessive amount was prompt. The new briefcase was a pre-order, but shipped one week ahead of schedule. I also ordered a personalized tag, but received the wrong one. No problem, I got to keep it, they shipped me a new one free of charge, and also refunded 10% of my order (briefcase as well), as an apology for the inconvenience. Average response time from customer service was under 24 hours. All in all, an excellent product from an excellent company.

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Y.M.
Great quality!

I’ve been carrying this bag work daily for past a few weeks. Great quality, love the touch of the leather. Amazing value for money, would definitely explore a bit more of CF products!

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R.R.
Best briefcase I've owned.

I'm a little bit of an old soul I suppose, but despite being classified as a millennial, I have always resisted the backpack and messenger bag in favor of a briefcase. I have carried a few- some comparable in cost- and this is far-and-away the nicest bag I've carried to-date. It's compact, but still large enough that it looks like a briefcase instead of a handbag. My favorite features are its sturdiness and durability. I'm notoriously hard on things. This briefcase's leather looks very premium and my concern was that it was going to get dinged up and marred while traveling or carelessly rubbing it against something. This thing looks like a Porsche but holds up like a Tank. Best of all, it's more rigid than any briefcase I've carried. It doesn't flop or fold. It stands upright on all flat surfaces, no matter how much I have in it, or don't. If you're on the fence, or not sure a briefcase could be worth the cost, stop. Buy it. It's the best money can buy.