2018 Back To School Essentials

Prepare for your best school year yet by gearing up with the most popular back to school essentials from our collection. Choose among new laptop sleeves to dependable notebooks to stylish bags and more to leave your mark.

1. Campus Carry Gift Set

Stand out on campus in a good way. This bundled kit comes with one of our best journals combined with a leather sleeve for your iPad.

2. Large Composition Notebook with Buckle

Stop running out of real estate and never miss a beat when taking down notes. This pad provides plenty of writing space and buckle closure that doubles as a pen loop. Don't forget, inexpensive refills make this a must-have. 

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3. Monument Laptop Sleeve

A sleek and rugged laptop case handcrafted from top-grain leathers perfect for carrying and protecting your best tech gear around school grounds.

4. Chronicle Art Book

Finally, a traveling sketchbook that carries your go-to instruments and helps keep a chronological account of your best handiwork. Colored pencil and sketchbook included. Great for artists at any level.

5. Blackwing Collection

Blackwing pencils and accessories were crafted for the aficionado in all of us. Whether you’re a musician, engineer, or sketching artist, sharpen your skills and boost creativity with an iconic Blackwing instrument.


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6. Binders and Portfolios

If structure and organization help you thrive, choose from our wide selection of leather binders and portfolios. Perfect for school, work, and systematizing projects. Select from 4 different ring sizes in our best selling folio, the Soft Leather Binder!

7. Expedition Notebook

Everyone’s favorite go-to notebook! This simple, refillable design comes with dot-grid inserts ideal for creative minds. 

8. Diplomat Attache

This sleek and handsome leather briefcase is the perfect option for carrying a laptop, notebooks, cell phone, loose papers, and other needed essentials in one simple design. Watch it get better looking with time and use as you leave your mark.

9. Retro 51 pens

The right tools for the job make all the difference. Find passion and joy writing with a Retro 51 pen; choose from ballpoint, fountain, and more.

10. Writers log large refillable notebook

This Rustico original has stood the test-of-time and is the quintessential notebook for any writer. Refillable, available in multiple sizes, comes with lined pages, and a charming, mid-century tie wrap closure, this book will stick by your side for many years to come.

11. Scout Satchel

Convenient size. Minimal. Rugged. What’s not to love about the Scout Satchel? It carries your most basic essentials for class while providing a stylish look.


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12. Sidekick Cord Wrap

Skip the tangled headaches by keeping loose cords and headphones organized in this compact leather cord organizer. Rolls up compact to fit in any purse or pack.

13. High Line Zipper Pouch

There’s no wrong way to use this zipper pouch. Crafted for your smallest accessories like pencil crayons, sharpeners, erasers, pencil refills and more.

14. Explorer Satchel

Stand out among the crowds with this unique crossbody satchel featuring deep dimensions perfect for textbooks, notepads, pencils, and more. See the upgraded Explorer+ version. 

15. Ultra Leather Mousepad

Slide, glide, swipe with precision on this smooth leather surface. It’s easy to carry around and comes in two unique designs to match your style - the Ultra and Basecamp.

16. Medium Stowaway Pouch

This compact pouch fits great in just about any pack and is the perfect container for all of your small accessories. No more digging around for a pen or pencil at the bottom of your bag.


Get a good start on each semester by obtaining the right gear. Didn’t see what you were looking for? Browse our full collection.

To safely maintain your leather pieces, be sure to get some leather protector and cleaner.