Essential Modern Briefcase

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Made both for business and everyday life, our Essential modern briefcase has you feeling confident when carrying around everyday necessities like laptops, books, refreshments—you name it.

Handcrafted in Florence, Italy by experienced craftsmen in family-owned studios, this briefcase is known for turning heads for all the right reasons. The irresistibly sleek design features full-grain cow leather with a solid brass hardware finish. On top of that, it is fully lined with fine cotton canvas. You'll notice in the product video that the briefcase has a slim profile despite being spacious and ensuring that you don't run out of room while keeping things nicely organized. Additionally, a big back pocket gives you instant access to essentials. Carry it by hand or use the detachable shoulder strap.

Holds up to 15.6” MacBook and most other laptops and notebooks of comparable size

  • Includes 2 zipper pockets, cellphone pockets, and 2 pen loops

  • Comes with a wide leather shoulder strap

  • Lining is made from fine cotton twill

  • YKK Zippers, made in Japan

  • Leather: Italian full-grain cow leather

  • Dimensions:

      Width: 15” (38 cm)

      Height: 12.2” (31cm), excluding handles

      Depth: 4.3” (10 cm)

Shipping Times


Shipping Time - Standard

Shipping Time - Express

United States, Canada

7-12 days

2-3 days


4-7 days

1-2 days

Rest of the World

8-14 days

3-5 days


Please note that the above information represents business days from the day of dispatch. If you are purchasing a pre-order item, please review each product's shipping date before placing your order.


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Shipping Costs

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Cart total up to €100

Cart total from €101 to €220

Cart total €221 and up

Europe* (Standard / Express)

€9 / €14

$14 / $19

€19 / €24

United States, Canada (Standard / Express)

€10 / €15

€16 / €21

€22 / €27

Rest of World (Express only)




*Includes Switzerland, Norway and UK

Import Duties and Taxes

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  • UK & Europe 1-7 days

  • United States & Canada 2-14 days

  • Rest of world 2-14 days

    Premium Italian leather

    The traditional style leather characterised by its hide quality and natural finish. Italian heritage.

    Heavy-duty YKK zipper

    Every tooth in the Japanese zip has been individually brushed and polished before being assembled on the chain.

    Handcrafted in Italy

    In Florence, Italy, every Von Baer product is handmade by a small team of artisans - masters of their craft.
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