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Why Every College Student Needs a Leather Bag

Why Every College Student Needs a Leather Bag

As a college student, you will often find yourself walking from place to place constantly throughout the day even if you live in a dorm on campus. Whether you’re full-time or part-time, you need a backpack that can keep up with your busy schedule.

There are many styles of bags that college students use to carry their materials with them throughout the day. Tote bags, crossbody bags, and the traditional backpack are all great choices depending on your individual style and what you need to bring with you as you go about your day. But, perhaps its time to upgrade from the basic backpack you used in high school to a more sophisticated looking and durable leather backpack. 

Brown Leather Bag

What is so Great About Leather Bags?

The biggest advantage of investing in a leather bag for school is its durability. Not only will your bag be able to handle the day-to-day hustle and bustle of traveling along with you, but it will also last you a lot longer than the average backpack. This is solely due to the durability of the leather itself. 


Another advantage of switching to a leather bag is the undeniable professional look that it adds to any student. This detail especially important in areas of study or clubs that emphasize different forms of public speaking. 


You also do not have to sacrifice your own personal style when you make the switch to a leather bag. To add your own personal touch There are companies that will allow you to design and produce your own custom leather bag. If you choose a pre-designed bag, you can always emboss or engrave your initials or something else meaningful into your bag. 

What are the Disadvantages of Leather Bags?

The only disadvantage that will especially be an obstacle for college students is the cost. Because authentic leather is expensive in general, any type of leather bag or backpack is going to be a little more expensive than a regular cloth bag/backpack. 


With the basic expenses that come with being a college student, it may be more difficult to find the disposable income to spare in order to purchase something that is a little on the expensive side comparatively. 


And, even though there is a slight disparity in cost, the disparity in the quality makes the money you’ll have to spend worth it.


Leather products also require a certain level of upkeep in order to stay in good condition, unlike regular cloth bags, but the only regular maintenance that you have to do is applying conditioner about once a year depending on the weather. You also have to be wary of moisture with leather. You can read more about how to care for your bags from us here

What Type of Leather Bags Can You Purchase from Us? 

Here at Burkley, we have several different styles of high-quality leather bags for your casual or academic needs. We have:

  • Backpacks
  • Briefcases  
  • Messengers 
  • Crossbody 
  • Tote Bags
  • Duffle bags

You will be sure to find something that catches your eye, so be sure to take a look around our e-store!

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