Alex & Marla

Alex & Marla
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Handmade Leather Bags

Alex & Marla is a Gansbaai based company that design and manufacture exquisitely handcrafted leather bags. The range is pleasingly minimalistic with a distinctive vintage feel, and these handcrafted works of art and their timeless excellence makes an elegant statement that is carried through to each of the handbags, briefcases and unique pieces of hand luggage. Each product takes no less than six weeks to craft and is made from durable Grade A leather that is painstakingly cured, then fed with oils and natural fats to create a soft yet durable skin. Alex & Marla offer clients the convenience of an online shop that ensures direct delivery of their products in a swift and professional manner at no extra cost.

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Leanda Trautman mysteriously refers to her past as a mixed masala and if one delves into the rich history of Alex & Marla one can almost feel the sights and sounds that have resulted in what has become one of South Africa's top, classic leather product manufacturers.

Leandra was born in Mowbray in the Cape and grew up in Hout Bay. It was while studying Industrial Design that she fell in love with the feel of leather which she says, has personality and history.

In 2009 she moved to Gansbaai with her Spanish husband Jorge and in 2015 established the company that has now become the much spoken about Alex & Marla that she named after her children.

The brand name has grown from strength to strength and apart from her private clients, Leanda boasts large corporate companies on her books. Amongst others, the five star Grootbos Nature Reserve and top travel agency Aventura Africa use her Alex & Marla bags for corporate gifting. Leanda’s personal dream for Alex & Marla is to have Rovos Rail as a client... a company she greatly admires for their railroad that showcases excellence of a bygone era... much like her own products do.

Alex & Marla strive to be as sustainable as possible and work closely with other proudly South African businesses wherever they can.

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Woman's Month Make-up Pouch Special

Woman's Month Make-up Pouch Special

Valid: July 27, 2018 - August 31, 2018

Get a FREE custom Alex & Marla make-up pouch with every bag you order.

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Blog Posts

Winner of our make up pouch giveaway

Winner of our make up pouch giveaway

Published: 03 Aug 2018
By: Alex & Marla

The winner of our make up pouch giveaway is Elani Bosman!

A&M Newsletter #July

A&M Newsletter #July

Published: 27 Jul 2018
By: Alex & Marla

It is Woman’s Month in August, and here at A&M we just love spoiling our ladies!

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