Custom Work

Previous bespoke bags and accessories specially designed & created for individual clients.
All handcrafted by Edward de Lacy. 
For bespoke orders and commission work please Contact Edward.
Holdall Travel Bag.
Made to my clients requested size and style and leather choice. Created from luxury Swedish 'Elmo Vegeta' vegetable tanned leather which will darken to a natural tan brown over time. This holdall is accented with silver hardware and ecru cotton strap and lining. 2020. 
Tote Shopper Bag.
My client had a Waitrose bag for life he wanted remade in leather. The end use for this tote is heavy food shopping so the bag is made using tough, thick yet soft and supple natural vegetable tanned leather from Italy which will darken to a tan brown over time. Structured leather base with stud feet. Detachable large wallet with a Ykk Excella zip closure and hand finished with matt beige Italian leather edge paint. 2021. 
Barbers Apron In Overstock Japanese Selvedge Denim.
'I just want to say that this whole process has been absolutely amazing, your service, communication and commitment to finding me exactly what I wanted and executing the finished product with such style Has been outstanding and I can’t wait to show it off in the salon. It’s always a pleasure to meet a true professional and a real Artisan with such an eye for quality and detail. I will absolutely be in touch for other little projects now that I’ve found someone who shares the same love for good quality and taste.' Darren. 2020. 
Faux Leather Backpack Re-Made In Leather.
My client had a cheap faux leather backpack that they loved the design of and requested it to be re-made in leather, slightly smaller. The bag is created in Italian full grain black leather and made to the exact same design. Lined in Scottish made organic cotton dry oilskin. It features an outer slip pocket with a hidden magnetic closure. Sunken top Ykk Excella zip closure, internal zip pocket. Detachable and fully adjustable shoulder straps. 2020. 
Suede Lined Keyring.
This client lost a sentimental keyring and requested a replacement. Created from British natural vegetable tanned leather which I hand dyed dark brown. Lined in an Italian lilac pig suede. Hand finished edges in olive green with Italian water based leather edge paint. Finished with solid brass hardware. 2020. 
Hobo X Backpack
Convertible Hobo bag x Backpack created for a client from a past de Lacy design with a few changes such as the addition of the vegetable tan detailing. Made from luxury Swedish Elmogrand and Vegeta leathers. External & internal Ykk Excella zip pockets. Lined in 100% cotton. 2019. 
Bonnie Shopper Bag In Shearling.
A Client had seen a slightly smaller version of the Bonnie shopper bag in baby pink shearling and requested on created in a darker colour. I sourced stunning navy shearling. The bag is made from 2 shearling skins and features a detachable handle shoulder strap. 2019. 
Bibi Twin Size Hobo Bag.
A gift for the clients wife made from a leather jacket she no longer wore but was sentimental. All worn parts of the jacket have been reconditioned, it is then deconstructed. A Ykk Excella zip has been added to the centre of the bag allowing it to be changed in size, it can also be folded over. Top brass press stud closures. Lined in 100% cotton satin with an internal Ykk Excella zip pocket. 2019. 
13" IPad Air Slip Case.
Created from the leathers chosen by the client, a smooth mustard yellow Italian leather for the outer and an emerald green pig skin suede inside. Die cut half moon at centre top for easy access. 2019. 
Chinese Monk Bag
Client requested a copy of their traditional Chinese Monk Bag in brown suede. The bag is created from Italian Mocha suede. It features an adjustable cross body tie strap. Hidden magnetic closures and is fully lined in a Liberty of London print Tana cotton. Inside is a suede slip pocket and suede trimmed zip pocket. 2019. 
Small Pouch.
My client provided a small leather pouch, at their request it has been made slightly larger from Italian Mocha suede with a gunmetal toggle. 2019. 
Black Tote Bag.
Created to the clients chosen size and style. Features luxury black 'Elmogrand' Swedish leather hide. Silver hardware. Leather and chain shoulder handle straps & a fully adjustable & detachable cross body strap. Matt black Ykk Excella zip closure. Fully lined in 100% cotton with internal zip and slip pockets. 2018. 
Barrel Shoulder Bag.
An existing de Lacy design was custom made for a client in a luxury hair on cow hide Leopard print leather. The cross body strap is created from Swedish vegetable tanned leather and accompanied with solid brass hardware. 2018.
Custom Men's Wallet.
Made to the clients specification of colour and layout. Features hand dyed deep blue British vegetable tanned outer. Large notes sleeve. Four vertical card slots & a generous coin pouch with a press stud closure. Fully lined in Liberty of London limited edition print Tana cotton. 2018. 
Men's Satchel Re-made.
For a clients husband who had a canvas satchel they use all the time. I borrowed the satchel for one day to measure it and photograph it. The bag was then remade using an Italian oxblood red leather. The client requested for a pop of colour so the inside flap is lined in a soft thick Italian bright orange leather. the bag. has 2 outer concealed matt black Ykk Excella zip pockets and a back press stud slip pocket, very similar to the original. Inside is a zip and slip pockets and the bag is lined in a durable Cordura bright orange waterproof fabric. Also created is a zip wallet and pencil case to match the bag. 2018. 
Custom Jeep Cover.
My client requested a custom removable cover for his Jeep. The cover is created using leather on the inside to match the cars upholstery and a heavy duty waterproof Cordura canvas on the outer. It can then be rolled back when not in use. Two fittings where needed to produce this custom cover, one to draft the pattern and the next to finalise fittings. 2019.
Fold Over Backpack.
Made to the clients specifications in design and size. Created from Swedish 'Elmogrand' tan brown leather. Curved double Ykk Excella zip closure. Solid brass hardware. Front Ykk Excella zip pocket. Top handle strap and fully adjustable shoulder straps. Fully lined in a teal cotton with an internal leather trim zip pocket. 2018. 
Tote Work Travel bag.
Custom made mens leather work travel bag. The client provided a few images of similar sized bags to work from. Created using Swedish "Elmogrand" black full grain leather hide. Twin padded handle straps and a detachable British cotton webbing cross body strap. Two large front pockets with hidden press stud closures. Matt black Ykk Excella top zip closure. Fully lined in a hand dyed cotton with two internal pockets. 2018. 
Colette Shoulder Bag.
Custom made Colette duo shoulder bag in the clients choice of a smooth burnt orange leather form Italy. Created using a matching orange Gutermann thread. Gold Ykk Excella zip closures and gold brass hardware. 2018. 
Crocodile Skin Glasses Cases.
The client provided a vintage crocodile skin to create two glasses cases. Created using Gutermann brown Mara thread and finished with Ykk Excella gold zip closures. 2018.
Shoulder Bag - Purse.
Client requested an existing bag they had to be replaced. The shoulder bag - purse is created using hand dyed British vegetable tanned leather and Italian mahogany brown leather. Fully lined in an olive cotton featuring multiple cards slots ID windows, notes section and zippers for coins. 2017. 
Backpack X Shoulder Bag.
Created to the clients requested size and pocket requests. Handcrafted in a luxury Swedish 'Elmogrand' black full grain leather hide. The bag converts from shoulder to backpack. Fully lined pockets and interior. Top press studs closure & internal zip pocket. Silver Ykk Excella zips. 2017. 
Notebook Cover.
"Edward de Lacy gave a thoroughly professional and timely service. As a working reporter I needed a notebook cover that was both professional looking and practical. The result was a superb bespoke piece that will doubtless get better with age - the leather is superb. He even accommodated my last minute changes to the design brief. Top service from a talented artisan." - Says it all really, created in black 2mm Swedish bridle leather with press stud closure. Custom embossed with initials. 2017. 
Weekend Backpack Shoulder Bag.
Extra large shoulder bag which converts to a backpack. This client wanted a large bag big enough for 10Kg carry on luggage for travelling. The bag is created from dark brown distressed Italian leather. It features two large front zip pockets and a rear security pocket for small items. Inside is a large zip pocket and a leather slip pocket. Slouchy design. 2017. 
Red Hair On Hide Envelope Clutch.
The client requested an envelope clutch, one of my existing designs to be custom made in bright red hair on hide and black leather. The clutch also features a detachable handle and fully adjustable cross body strap. Created from Swedish full grain black leather and Italian bright red hair on cow hide. Twin compartments both with matt black Ykk Excella zip closures. 2016.
Crimson Hair On Hide Clutch Bag.
Custom made leather clutch bag made to the clients requested design and size. Handcrafted by Edward de Lacy using the finest hair on cow hide deep red leather from Italy. Round barrel design with matching leather handle strap which doubles as a zip pull. Lined in metallic gold leather and features a Ykk Excella gold zip closure. 2016. 
Navy Blue Roll Top Backpack.
Custom made leather roll top backpack created using a super soft navy blue Italian leather, the clients choice of colour. Double matt black Ykk Excella front zip pocket. Roll top and press stud top closure. Silver hardware. Black bridle leather padded shoulder straps and top handle shoulder strap all detachable. Fully lined in a black backed water resistant high quality navy ripstop nylon. 2016. 
Custom Amelia SS15 Hobo Bag.
My client requested a couple of alterations to an existing design. This included a custom choose of leather, a Swedish full grain leather in black. A horizontal outer Ykk Excella zip pocket with a matt black zipper. Top matt black zip closure with leather tassel puller. Custom Liberty of London print cotton lining. Two internal pockets, one zipped and one open. 2016.
Custom Jeans Belt.
Jeans belt handcrafted by Edward de Lacy to a custom size for the client. Made using Italian dark brown bridle leather. Burnished and waxed edges. Solid brass buckle with hand stitched buckle roll in dark brown leather. Tear drop belt holes. 2016.
Waxed Cotton & Leather Messenger bag.
Custom made in the clients choice of materials. Created from Italian dark brown leather and British Millerain green waxed cotton canvas. Twin size. Fully adjustable cross body strap and shoulder handle strap, both detachable. External and internal Ykk Excella zip pockets and top closure. Brass hardware. Lining a high quality off white cotton. 2016. 
Grooms Men Gifts.
A selection of handmade wallets and comb cases custom made for grooms men gifts. Handcrafted using the highest quality vegetable tanned leathers from England and Europe. Each piece is custom embossed with the bride and grooms initials and wedding date and the recipients initials on the reverse side. 2016. 
Red Fold Over Clutch.
Custom made fold over clutch bag to match clients shoes for a wedding. Handcrafted from bright red Italian Nappa. Features red and matt black zipper with red leather handle strap. Lined in a bright red cotton. 2016.
 Burgundy Lizard Tote.
Custom made to the clients desired size. Made using a patent burgundy purple camo lizard print leather hide. Black Swedish bridle leather handle straps and detachable cross body strap. Gold brass hardware. Internal detachable leather pocket with a YKK Excella zipper. 2016. 
Coralie Inspired Shoulder Bag.
My client requested a tri shoulder bag based on the de Lacy Coralie clutch bag. The bag is created using the finest Italian small grain smooth leather hide. It features three of the clutch bag designs attached together to create a tri shoulder bag. The strap is created from Swedish bridle leather, hand cut, beveled and coloured edges this can be adjusted with Sam Browne studs. Gold Ykk Excella zippers. 2016.
Hair On Hide Purse.
The client requested a purse to have a folding design and to accommodate six cards or more, a note pocket and a zip pocket for change. The final design is created from deep red hair on cow hide from Italy. The press stud closures are hidden from the outside. Inside is six horizontal cards slots. On the reverse side a zip compartment created using a Ykk Excella matt black zipper and a notes sleeve. The purse is lined in black silk. 2016.    
 Bi Folding Veg Tan Leather Wallet.
Created using a chestnut veg tan bridle leather from Copenhagen. The wallet opens to reveal a burgundy leather from the Royal Dutch Tannery, Holland. Equipped with six card pockets all lined in Liberty of London "Patrick's" ship print Tana cotton. The wallet also has a generous notes sleeve. Veg tan outer has burnished edges and is embossed with the clients initials. Sewn using Gutermann Mara upholstery thread and finished by hand. 2016. 
Custom made iPhone 5 Case.
Created using Swedish black bridle leather. Double stitched with black Gutermann Mara thread. Beveled and burnished edges. Detachable neck strap. 2016.
Custom Made Black Tote.
My client had found a cheap faux leather tote bag that they loved the size of. The size was then translated to this bespoke tote bag created using the highest quality Swedish full grain black leather. The tote features powder coated matte black hardware with rose gold zip pulls and deep red luxury hair on cow hide accents. The bag is lined in a Liberty of London Tana print cotton and has two internal pockets. 2015.
Envelope Clutch Purse.
Bespoke envelope clutch purse made from Swedish full grain black leather and luxury Leopard printed hair on cow hide. 2015. 
Dr Martens Inspired Leather Bi Fold Wallet.
A custom made wallet to match the gentleman's Dr Martens shoes. Features Black Swedish bridle leather outer, opens to reveal an antiqued black leather from the Hulshof Royal Dutch tanneries. Stitched with Gutermann bright yellow Mara upholstery thread and finished by hand. The wallet has four card sections, a notes sleeve and a press stud closure. 2015. 
Backpack Re-made.
The client came to me with a leather backpack which had worn out and they wanted it remade the same size. The leather is an antiqued brown from the Hulshof Royal Dutch Tanneries. Solid brass hardware and Ykk Excella zips. The backpack is lined in a plain cotton lining. 2014. 
Watch Wrap.
A custom made men's leather watch wrap for a birthday gift. Created using a fine Italian black leather and Swedish bridle leather for the strap which fastens with a Sam Browne screw stud fixing. The strap is also embossed for with the recipricants initial's. Holds six watches. 2015. 
Embossed Card Wallet.
Custom embossed card wallet with client's initials. Created using veg tan bridle leather from Copenhagen and a distressed tan brown leather from the Hulshof Royal Dutch Tanneries. Sewn using Gutermann off white Mara upholstery thread and finished by hand. 2015.
Hair On Hide Clutch Bag.
Clutch bag, re created with a detachable leather wrist strap at the clients request. Features bright pink luxury hair on cow hide leather. hand painted grey edge seem. Silver hardware and Ykk Excella zip closure. Ivory leather wrist strap. 2015.
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Custom Simple Bifold Wallet.
Designed by the client and created by Edward using a thick Swedish bridle leather for the outer skin of this simple bi folding wallet. The inside opens to reveal a super soft Italian waxy black leather. 2015. 
Waxed cotton duffel bags. Exclusively made for Bionic Seven Menswear Boutique in Manchester. Up-cycled Barbour waxed cotton jackets made into large duffel bags with external and internal pockets and leather trim. Available from Bionic Seven, Manchester.
Phone Case With Lanyard.
Designed and created for a client who required a phone case to wear around their neck. Handcrafted by Edward from a waxy black Italian leather and lined in black silk. 2015. 
Custom Tote Bag.
Black leather tote bag custom made the same size as a cotton shopper bag the client had provided. The client required the bag to be made as simple as possible with no hardware and a side gusset added to the original design to add more room to the bag. 2014.
Twin Size Biker Bag.
Bespoke black leather hobo bag. Up-cycled from a vintage leather biker jacket. Features 4 outer zip pockets, quilted stitch detailing and side strap adjustments. Large zip runs around the body of the bag allowing it to be made two sizes. 2012. 
Bespoke Hobo Bag.
Black leather hobo bag 1/1 - created from a leather jacket. Strap details and black stud detailing. Leather lace up side panel. Fully lined with external and internal zip pockets and twin shoulder straps. 2012. 
  "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living" Clutch Bag, edition 1/5. Damien Hirst inspired leather clutch bag. Features Italian cream leather. Hand cut & inlayed leather shark in metallic lizard print and perforated grey leather's, teal green leather background and cream leather tank front. 2011. 
FAC 51 Clutch Bag.
Custom Hacienda FAC 51 clutch bag 2/5. Features yellow and black Italian leather's. Hand cut FAC 51 logo. Detachable leather wrist strap. Ykk Excella internal zip closure. Lined in a black cotton. 2012.