Backpack Messenger Bag, that also moonlights as a briefcase. Cool, fun, and sophisticated, our new piece seamlessly transforms from a messenger bag, to a backpack, and of course, to a briefcase. Thanks to some sturdy bottom straps, the briefcase function is definitely operational (and an extremely useful touch we couldn’t resist
Making of a New Handmade Leather Tote While we put a lot of love into our current line of handmade leather totes, we’re soon to update the design (for fall/winter). But with our old totes, we typically use drum-dyed oil-stuffed leather—excellent material, but as with any drum-dyed leather, the color permeates the leather completely (back […]
We are elated to announce our new home, Studio 7. We didn’t choose our studio number or name, but we love it so much, we’ve already adopted it. Located on Grand st. in East Williamsburg, it’s the perfect location (close to home) and our particular studio has an amazing view of One World Trade Center. […]
Cleaning Your Bag Simply put, proper leather care varies depending on the environment and leather type. But keep in mind, if you purchased a basader bag, it’s made from quality leather. And unlike inferior materials, cleaning a veg-tan or oil-stuffed bag is actually a breeze given the right tools and products. If you just purchased […]
basader is proud to announce our first feature in Pure Green Magazine!
One of our favorite leather types, due to its almost hauntingly matte finish, is what we commonly refer to as “oil-pull”. Our messenger bag line currently has a lot of “Crazyhorse” bags, which is essentially a variant of oil-pull, and the same leather pictured throughout this post. We get a lot of questions about leather […]
A new addition to our ongoing product line is this minimal blond/light brown messenger bag. We think this might be one of our most unique bags, not because of the design, but because of the process. To begin with, vegetable tanning leather is a painstaking and lengthy process (this part alone can take up to […]
When it comes to the almost endless number of leather care products on the market, making the appropriate decision can be confusing, if not impossible. With this in mind, when you receive a bag from basader, it will arrive treated with natural oils and imbued with protective waxes. If you just purchased a bag, rest […]