Leather Bags In Canada

Are you tired of fast fashion or buying products that don’t transition from season to season? The goal of this article is to introduce you to some of the best leather bags in Canada. Made in Canada leather bags truly stand the test of time and will be with you for years to come, regardless of seasons or trends that come and go.


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Alberta Leather Bags


Double SS Leather is based in Strathmore, AB and is truly a family-run business. The owner, designer and maker, Sharon, has learned from her parents (Stan & Mabel) who have been building saddles for over 40 years! She creates leather products that are fashionable but also incredibly durable. These leather bags can stand the test of time.

Janie-Nicole Leather

Janie Nicole Leather creates distressed leather bags and purses in Calgary, AB. We love their small crossbody bag with an antique brass swing clasp (shown below). This shop is a star seller on Etsy and we can see why with the large amount of five star reviews for their leather bags. 

Illo Leather Bags

  • Made in Calgary, AB

British Columbia Leather Bags


1KIIND makes incredible waxed canvas and leather bags in Victoria, BC. Their high quality bags have such a unique look and they offer free shipping in Canada. 

Thistle industries

Thistle Industries is based in Fort St John, BC. They create high quality leather bags that have all been thoroughly tested to make sure they meet high quality and design standards. Our favourite design of theirs is the ‘Rocket Queen’. It’s perfect for travel as it has a fully enclosed zipper top and interior pockets for phone, passport, etc. The unique patterned detail is an added bonus!


Fulcrum leather bags are all handmade in Smithers, BC. Their pieces are all customizable and available in multiple colours. Reach out for more information and to order through Instagram. 


Atelier Eli, based in Burnaby BC, creates made to order leather bags. All pieces are handmade in small batches by the owner and designer, Maggie. Their leather bags are super trendy, modern and unique – perfect for every season.

New Brunswick Leather Bags


Hammerthreads in based in Woodstock, NW and makes all of their leather bags using full grain leather. Full grain leather means that it hasn’t been altered in any way and may include scratches and marks. This gives each bag character and makes them truly unique. Our favourite is the contrast tote (shown below).

Nova Scotia Leather Bags

Lake City Leather Shop

Lake City Leather has a gorgeous leather tote bag and a leather shoulder bag in two-toned leather. We’re loving the classic look of their bags.

Ontario Leather Bags

Hides Handcrafted Leather

Hides Handcrafted (based in Toronto, ON) creates a variety of leather products that are 100% handmade and come with a lifetime warranty. They make everything from wallets, messenger and duffle bags, backpacks, wallets, belts, toiletry bags, and more. They also offer personalization and free shipping across Canada.


Sadelmager, based in Alliston and Toronto, uses traditional saddlery techniques that were passed on from the father of co-owner and designer, Becca. All bags are handcrafted with vegetable tanned leather and North American sourced materials. Their bags are truly built to last.

Colleen Poitras

Colleen Poitras, based in Milton ON, has an incredible collection of made-to-order leather bags or ‘arm candy’, as they say. All Colleen Poitras pieces have an edgy look with details like silver studded raw edge pockets and unique hardware.

Quebec Leather Bags


Veinage is based in Montreal, QC. They create leather and wood products and accessories including gorgeous leather bags. You can tell that their bags are created with incredible attention to detail and the perfect mix of modern and vintage styles.

Picture by Veinage

Nathaly Fox & Co.

Nathaly Fox & Co (based in Laval, QC) offers very unique handcrafted leather bags, purses and accessories. A lot of their products have unique buckles, stitching, and other little details we love.

Onquata Leather Bags

  • Made in Canada leather bags with fringe
  • Ships from Wendake, QC

Saskatchewan Leather Bags


Beard & Bonnet is based in Warman, SK. These leather bags are handmade using chrome tanned leather and feature bronze rivets. This gorgeous bag features an exterior pocket and two interior pockets.

Hopefully this round-up of some of the best leather bags in Canada helped you find a new bag that’s perfect for you all while supporting an awesome Canadian business. 

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