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Octovo Essentials

Octovo, craft beautiful leather goods from their home base in San Francisco. Their collection features everyday accessories, and indispensable tools for looking and traveling smart. The brand also embraces the idea that as you acquire travel experiences and stories, each item in the line will age beautifully, developing its own patina. All products are made with custom-made vegetable re-tanned Italian leather and are available in a range of rich colors.




Keep your credit cards safely stashed in this compact, three-sided zip leather wallet. Store anything from credit cards, to folded bills, to loose change, to your house key (or maybe someone elses) in the expandable internal pocket. One external slot offers easy access to your most often used card.
$95 | BUY




The essential grooming tool that’s built to last. Milled from Grade5 titanium, the same titanium that’s found in high-performance aerospace, marine and motorsport applications, the raw finished comb comes complete with its own leather sleeve. Lightweight, corrosion resistant and durable, an indispensable tool for looking and traveling smart.
$115 | BUY




This all-in-one travel essential contains necessities for any situation that may arise on your journey. Six interior pocket slots - two passport-sized pockets and four additional slots to stash credit cards, folded currency, tickets and more. This leather passport wallet comes complete with a compact, stainless steel ballpoint pen for filling out customs forms or jotting down notes.
$130 | BUY




This innovative keychain dispenses the traditional nail-breaking key ring in lieu of a titanium ring with an easy access opening hidden under the Italian leather loop. An elegant and minimalist solution.
$75 | BUY




When you think "wallet,” the Purist is what likely comes to mind. This sleek, leather model features a billfold with room for four credit cards or IDs – exactly what you need with no additional bells or whistles to bulk up your pocket.
$105 | BUY




With a padded leather interior and Italian leather cover, this case will make your MacBook feel comfortable, protected and at peace between uses. Outfitted with a small interior pocket to fit a credit card, ID or love note.
$165 | BUY




Perfect for an overnight business trip or a quick getaway, this weekender holds all your essentials and then some. Constructed of sleek leather with a waxed twill upper, the padded, quick-access sleeve eliminates the need to carry a separate laptop bag, while a generous interior stows garments and gear. Fitted with custom-machined titanium hardware.
$425 | BUY

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