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Making the Perfect Leather Bag: Visiting a Tannery in Ethiopia

We're extra hard at work restocking our shelves in preparation for the unveiling of the newest additions to our collection. But first things first: Co-Founder Eliza and Daniel, one of our Ethiopian partners, took a trip to an Addis tannery last week to source the leather for Daniel's Shop Enat styles. The shopping list? Leather for our black totes, brown totes, and a new black crossbody bag. ^ We weave our way through the offerings, searching for exactly what Daniel needs. He spies a nice brown leather, perfect for The Everyday Tote in Saddle, but they don't have enough stock, so we move on.    ^ A worker at the tannery shows Daniel a sample of a saddle-colored leather. Daniel checks for quality and is still...

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