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Sottobraccio Valise
It's a bag with a history. How many drafts of the script did I carry from meeting to meeting? Nicola borrowed it when he presented his manifesto. Every time. Finally I had to steal it back. How else should I carry the deed to the palazzo?
The essential portfolio, unpretentious but with a very definite presence. Tuck it under your arm ("sotto braccio") or wrap it over your bicycle frame. In vogue in the 30s, when absolutely everyone had one. Now reserved strictly for the cognoscenti.

Soft leather valise with nickled iron buckle, created by Ariberto La Rocca at the Antica Cartoleria Novecento.
15.5 x 10.5 inches, folds in half to 15.5 x 5.5 inches.
Weighs just 1lb. No unnecessary pockets.

Colors: black, red, brown