Branded Black Kodiak Tote 382


  • Made in America (in our Atlanta studio!)
  • 13 inches tall, 14 inches wide, and 6 inches deep
  • Fixed handles with a 7-inch drop length (or upgrade to 8, 9, or 10 inches)
  • Interior pocket
  • Interior strap for your keys or sunglasses
  • 100% full-grain leather, unlined

IThis one-of-a-kind Black Kodiak tote -- a KMM & Co. bestseller and the slouchiest tote in our lineup -- features the signature Black Kodiak softness and color, plus a unique brand. The brand was applied to the hide during the cow's lifetime, typically by the ranch where the cow was raised. 

In addition to the brand, this tote may also exhibit imperfections such as variation in color, range marks, small scratches, occasional insect bites, and folds in the leather. They all come about either during the life of the cow or during the tanning process.  Please note that all one-of-a-kind totes are final sale, and ineligible for return, exchange, or alterations.

It takes a lot of steps to make a leather tote by hand -- and just as many to break it in and make it yours. Made with vintage techniques for a modern world, your KMM & Co. leather tote bag will show where it’s been with wear and patina -- and every time you scratch it or fold it or get caught in the rain with it, you make it more unique.

Creating a tote bag involves tools such as needle and thread, blades and flame, even stamps and presses. Each tote bag gets its start on the cutting table, where we inspect every cowhide and choose the right piece of leather for your tote. We cut each tote out of a single piece of leather. There’s nowhere to hide imperfections, so we cut carefully.

Next, we make the handles out of 10-ounce belting leather, which will break in and soften with use. We sew the side seams of the bag on an industrial machine. Finally, we hand-set the tote’s handle, pocket, and interior strap with 16 copper rivets.

Every KMM & Co. leather tote bag will become what you make it. If you want a bag that will look exactly the same after a year of heavy use, then this isn’t the bag for you. But if you want a tote that looks and feels like real leather, and will acquire a patina unique to you and the way you use it, this may be the one. 

KMM & Co.'s leather tote bags are made by hand and made to order, and they can take up to three weeks to ship. Need yours faster? Email and we'll see what we can do!

All orders ship free within the continental United States. We can ship to other locations, too! Just let us know what you have in mind!

One-of-a-kind totes are final sale and ineligible for returns or exchanges, so please make your selection carefully! We also can't accept returns of items that are customized for you, such as tote bags specially ordered with longer-than-standard handles. Check out our shipping and returns policy for more details.

We want your tote to be perfect for you, so we offer a variety of ways to customize your bag. You can have your name or initials embossed on the tag. You can choose to add longer handles, which we'll custom-cut just for you. Or, you can make your tote more versatile by adding a crossbody strap adjustable between 44 inches and 51 inches or a snap closure (both of which feature solid brass hardware). 

You can also upgrade your tote to a gift set, which includes a matching card envelope, key clip, and cord taco. If you'd like, you can even add a tassel made of the same leather as the tote. Or you can keep things simple and order your tote exactly as-is. It's up to you!

Please select your drop length and customizations carefully, as we are unable to make alterations to final-sale items, as per our alterations policy. Reach out to if you have any questions!