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Full Grain Italian Leather Backpack, Convertible Shoulder Bag - The Illiad

What Happens After I Order?

1. Our manufacturers from country of Origin (Italy, USA. etc) are informed of your order (within an hour of you placing the order)

2. Artisans beautifully craft your item (0-4 working days)

3. Items are shipped from Origin country to Frederic St James HQ in the UK (4-8 working days)

Your item is packed and shipped on a 2 working day delivery service (this is the only point you will receive tracking number via email)

Note: During busy periods of the year, delivery might take a few days longer at the different stages. When this is the case we will do our best to keep customers updated.

The Illiad

  • “Any moment might be our last. Everything is more beautiful because we're doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.” ― Homer, The Iliad


  • No need for bulky and heavy bags? Then full-grain Italian leather backpack The Illiad is made for you! The minimal design combined with a hint of playfulness is for a carefree spirit who does not need much to have everything. Put your smartphone, your keys, a lip gloss, and a bottle of water and you are ready for an adventure of your lifetime.


  • Exterior made from full-grain cowhide (Vachetta leather) that will last you for decades
  • Interior lined with cotton and leather
  • We make sure to offer quality materials that are long lasting and require little maintenance. It will be a good long while before you need to look for a replacement!


  • Carry handle for easy carrying in hand
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Converts to a shoulder bag
  • Inside zip and slip pockets
  • Reliable hardware Reliable hardware
  • Twist-lock closure
  • The bag comes in a 100% cotton dust bag that protects it from the sun, dust, scratches, and stains while also allowing the leather to breathe.