Small Leather Goods have been used for much of human civilization as tools. This is an overview of some of the more commonly used small leather goods today.
1. Key Case
The Key Case features hooks or loops to attach several keys. Many key cases also include multi-functional pocket organizers for additional storage. Key Cases are characterized by a snap flap closure for easy opening. Today, Leather Key Rings are also gaining in popularity due to their minimalist aesthetic and functionality.
Pictured: Meisterstuck Leather Key Case by MontBlanc
2. Glasses Pouch / Case
The Glasses Case and Glasses Pouch are both safe and convenient ways of storing all types of glasses. While a Glasses Case is typically a hardside case with a magnetic snap, a Glasses Pouch is usually made of leather with a suede lining in the inside for protection.
Pictured: Panama Glasses Case by Smythson
3. Watch Strap
The Leather Watch Strap is a way to personalize your watch with a style and finishing that matches your watch. They can come in a variety of types of leather from full grain to nubuck to cordovan, while also featuring different stitching finishings.
Pictured: Alligator Watch Strap by Hodinkee
4. Card Holder
A Card Holder is a type of wallet specifically designed only to hold credit cards and other small forms of cards. Smaller and more lightweight than other forms of wallets, the Card Holder has gained popularity in recent years.
Pictured: Multicard Holder Wallet by Common Projects
5. Writing Case
The Writing Case is primarily used to store a writing pad or notebook along with writing accessories such as a pen, business cards, and other small items. They’re usually bi-fold cases for easy carrying and storage.
Pictured: Leather Folder by Leatherology
6. Checkbook Cover
Leather Checkbook Covers are a stylish way to carry a checkbook and can come as a Bi-Fold or Tri-Fold Checkbook cover. Depending on the design, some Checkbook Covers can include additional outer pockets, a slot for a pen, or pockets for cards.
Pictured: Coach Legacy Checkbook Cover
7. Tablet Case
The Tablet Case is a Bi-Fold Leather case for your Tablet. Designs can vary from including additional pockets or magnetic pads for turning off tablets when the case is closed.
Pictured: Mod Mini Tablet Case by This is Ground
8. Phone Case
The Leather Phone Case is available in various phone sizes, colors, and leather materials. Some Phone Cases also act as a double pocket card holder.
Pictured: Leather Phone Case by Mujjo
9. Luggage Tag
The Leather Luggage Tag is a personalized companion to any luggage or backpack. Typically they can have a leather flap or simply feature a transparent casing on one side. Luggage Tags are also great items for custom monogramming.
Pictured: Luggage Tag by Shinola
10. Manicure Set Case
A Manicure Set Case is a leather case designed specifically for grooming related items like a nail clipper or small scissors. They will typically feature elastic loops on the inside and a magnetic clasp to fasten the case.
Pictured: Manicure & Pedicure Kit by 3 Swords
11. Pencil Case
The Leather Pencil Case is a simple bag designed for your pens and pencils that features a zippered top for easy and secure opening and closing.
Pictured: Leather Pencil Case by Kikki. K