Zippers are seemingly unimportant to the common observer, however, their utility cannot be understated when they’re present in nearly every object we use on a regular basis (like the zipper’s interesting founding story). The use of a backpack becomes obsolete if nothing can be contained and while some backpacks are even designed around the style […]
Hello and welcome to the Cult of Carry website! We are glad you found us, because we have a passion for leather backpacks and we are happy to share it with you. We know you will be able to find exactly what you need here, so let's get started. You can browse our top 5 leather […]
There are a plethora of backpacks to choose from in the current market, so much so that it can be overwhelming to sort through website after website in hopes of finding the right information (especially when a new Instagram ad pops up everytime you think of a bag). However, finding the right backpack is all […]
Looking to start your own business and make some leather backpacks just like us? As entrepreneurs and owners of a leather backpack business, we know just how confusing the process can be.
There's so much information out there about how much it costs to open a business, what kind of business loans you need, and so on... Finding the right answers can be overwhelming […]
Bag Accessories Backpack accessories refer to a range of items that can complement a backpack, like a waterproof backpack cover, or handle wrap. Bag Bottom A bag bottom is a panel at the bottom of the bag that provides support for the main compartments and also protects the bag from damage with extra reinforcement. This […]
As a small business owner, you know better than anyone that it's hard to keep the lights on when you're just starting out. We know this, too—and we want to help through our backpack business experience.
You can choose from a check-in with a financial advisor or a full financial assessment of your current situation. We can also help you with everything […]
Choosing the right backpack comes down to both the function and form of the bag. Even though there are thousands of backpack styles that exist, all of them are derived from 10 backpack shapes and silhouettes. The silhouettes themselves are driven by the function and form of the bag; in many cases, they’re derived from […]
Choosing the correct backpack size is important for both your physical and mental health. Carrying weight incorrectly on your back can negatively affect your spine and shoulders, causing lasting aches and pains…
Unlike other natural or synthetic materials, leather making and leather care is an ongoing process that requires attention to detail and care. Real leather, unlike vegan leather, is made to last years, especially if a leather bag or item is regularly taken care of. This article breaks down leather bag care tools and how to care and maintain the quality of a leather bag.
When purchasing any leather good, whether it’s as bag, furniture, or the inside of a new car, the quality and durability can change based on several factors that we’ve looked into, like the different parts of the hide (butt, bend, shoulder, and head), or the tanning process in leather making.
The quality of leather depends largely on which part of the hide it’s cut from, the tanning methods used, and the type of hide that the leather is created from. In order to understand how leather quality is classified into its five types of leather, it’s also important to understand…
What is it about leather that makes it so desirable and frequently used? Archaeologists studying the historical trends of leather have come across its use case in every type of ancient civilization, making it significant both as a way of understanding how our ancestors used tools, as well as its role in shaping cultures at the time (like civilizations that used animals as sacrificial tributes).
The number of items that we need to carry every day is decreasing, partly due to technology as well as other cultural trends. We see this with the travel or work bags that we carry, our wallets, as well as the items that we carry inside of our pockets (interestingly, the pants we wear or […]