Malibu Mini Tote
- Height: 10 inches
- Width: 12 inches
- Depth: 4 inches
- Handle drop length: 5 inches
- Optional, detachable shoulder or crossbody strap: Adjustable between 44 inches and 51 inches
Malibu leather is a corrected grain leather that is:
- Structured but soft to the touch
- Uniform in color
- Smooth-grained, with a matte finish
Malibu totes come standard with pink handles, or you can choose a custom color with the KMM & Co. Secret Menu.
- Made in America (in Atlanta, Georgia!)
- Interior pocket
- Interior strap for keys or sunglasses
- Brass snap closure
- Brass grommets to attach a crossbody strap
- Top grain leather, unlined
On a quiet Saturday at the KMM & Co. studio, we had an idea. We took our bestselling standard tote, shrunk it down to a mini size, and added an optional crossbody strap and snap closure. The result? Our new mini tote! It's perfectly sized for days when you want to travel light. And it's surprisingly roomy for a small tote: Your favorite clutch wallet or envelope clutch will fit inside, along with your phone, your keys, and anything else you need to carry with you!
This tote is part of our sample sale! It's made of a leather that we have in stock in very limited quantities, one that will not be restocked in the future.
This style comes standard with a brass snap closure. Inside each mini tote, you'll find an interior pocket on one side, and a strap for your sunglasses and keys on the other. Imperfections such as variations in color, range marks, small scratches, insect bites, and folds in the leather are normal for Kodiak leathers. Due to the unique nature of each hide and dye batch, your bag may be a slightly different color than the one pictured.
It takes a lot of steps to make a leather tote by hand, whether that tote is a standard or mini size! We always start with a hide of beautiful, full-grain leather. Our team inspects every hide to choose the perfect one to use for the body of your bag. Next, we cut the handles and optional crossbody strap out of 10-ounce belting leather, which will break in beautifully (and stand up to years and years of use). We sew the side seams of the tote on an industrial machine.
Then, we hand-set the handles, pocket, and interior strap with a total of 12 copper rivets. Finally, we add a solid brass snap closure, and, if you'd like, an adjustable (and detachable) crossbody strap fitted with solid brass hardware. You can take the crossbody strap on and off of your mini tote, and the trigger snaps at the end of the strap clip onto brass grommets hidden inside the tote. (When the crossbody strap isn't on the bag, you can't even tell it was there!)
Every KMM & Co. leather tote bag will become what you make it. If you want a leather tote 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 will acquire a patina unique to you and the way you use it, this may be the one.
KMM & Co.'s leather tote bags -- including our mini totes -- are made by hand and made to order, and they can take up to three weeks to ship. Need yours faster? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll see what we can do!
Check out our shipping page for more information on typical processing times. All orders over $50 ship free within the continental United States. We can ship to other locations, too! Just let us know what you have in mind!
Please note that sample sale items are final sale and ineligible for return or exchange. Reach out to email@example.com if you have any questions!
Mini totes do not include a matching leather tag, but you can order one separately if you'd like to further personalize your bag. Or, you can order your mini tote as-is -- it's up to you! Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.