Tortoiseshell Mini Tote

$180.00

  • 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

Tortoiseshell leather is:

  • Smooth-grained with a sheen
  • Moderately structured but soft to the touch
  • Dimensional, with high-contrast pull-up 
    • Made in America (in Atlanta, Georgia!)
    • Interior pocket
    • Interior strap for keys or sunglasses
    • Brass snap closure
    • 100% full-grain leather, unlined

    This year's Black Friday totes are instant classics: Colors that go with everything and make perfect gifts (for someone on your list, or for you)! Tortoiseshell is a semi-structured leather that feels soft to the touch – the best of both worlds. It has a unique grain that grows more pebbled in areas of wear and stress, along with beautiful pull-up. 

    This design features a brass snap closure, an interior pocket, and an interior strap for your sunglasses or keys. Each mini tote can be upgraded to include a detachable shoulder or crossbody strap. 

    Tortoiseshell leather often exhibits imperfections like range marks, scratches, and spots. Due to the unique nature of each piece of leather, your bag may be a slightly different color than the one pictured. Your mini tote will show wear and acquire a patina unique to you and the way that you carry your bag. 

    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 hello@kmmco.com 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!

    If you aren't happy with your order, you can return it for free within 30 days of receipt. However, we can't accept returns of items that are customized for you. Check out our returns policy for more details, or email us at hello@kmmco.com if you have 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 hello@kmmco.com if you have any questions.

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    05/22/2022
    Donna M.
    United States United States

    Love it!

    Late to the party with this awesome color and leather. Love it!

    KW
    04/20/2022
    Kelly W.
    United States United States

    Absolutely stunning tote

    I am so pleased with the tortoise mini tote. The contrasting colors are beautiful

    JB
    02/15/2022
    Jacquelene B.
    United States United States

    Beautiful in every way

    I love this bag so much. The color is so deep and rich and the feel of the leather is amazing.

    KN
    02/07/2022
    Kristina N.
    United States United States

    Love my Torty mini

    The color, size and design is beautiful. A perfect balance of refined and rustic.

    NN
    02/03/2022
    Nancy N.
    United States United States

    Very nice leather

    I am happy with my tortie mini tote - it is well made - only wish it was a little darker and that it did not have a chemical smell - after it arrived I set it outside for a while and the chemical smell is gone and now I smell good leather.

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    05/22/2022
    Donna M.
    United States United States

    Love it!

    Late to the party with this awesome color and leather. Love it!

    KW
    04/20/2022
    Kelly W.
    United States United States

    Absolutely stunning tote

    I am so pleased with the tortoise mini tote. The contrasting colors are beautiful

    JB
    02/15/2022
    Jacquelene B.
    United States United States

    Beautiful in every way

    I love this bag so much. The color is so deep and rich and the feel of the leather is amazing.

    KN
    02/07/2022
    Kristina N.
    United States United States

    Love my Torty mini

    The color, size and design is beautiful. A perfect balance of refined and rustic.

    NN
    02/03/2022
    Nancy N.
    United States United States

    Very nice leather

    I am happy with my tortie mini tote - it is well made - only wish it was a little darker and that it did not have a chemical smell - after it arrived I set it outside for a while and the chemical smell is gone and now I smell good leather.