With almost 40 years of experience, Ally Capellino founder and designer Alison Lloyd has secured her brand as one of the world’s most recognisable bag companies. In that time, Ally Capellino accessories have taken their place on the global stage, reliant not on trends, but on timelessness and quality of design, and discreetly representative of a discerning type of modern consumer. Each bag sticks to Lloyd’s design values of durability, timeless style, and usability. With multiple compartments, and made of British waxed cotton and bridle leather, the bags are perfect for countryside and city use alike.
To point you in the direction of the brand's most popular bags, we've put together a quick and easy-to-read Ally Capellino review below.
Ally Capellino’s Frank Large Waxed Utility Backpack was the original unisex backpack made by the company. It has stood the test of time both stylistically and in terms of durability. The waxed cotton fabric that makes up the majority of the bag is showerproof and relaxable, guarding all of your possessions from the elements.
Bridle leather fastenings will last a lifetime and have a traditionally British feel. Inside, the bag is lined by 100% cotton and features a zipped pocket for valuables, as well as two front pockets and the spacious interior. This is the best backpack for all situations: comfortable and extremely useful, plus it comes with a whole host of smaller, considered details such as the adjustable webbing straps, a padded laptop sleeve and a zipped interior pocket to keep all your valuables within easy reach.
Part of Ally’s Luxe Wax group, the iSaac Briefcase is made with superior quality black British waxed cotton and rich black Italian leather flaps and bases. As well as these features, the interior of the bag benefits from additional padded compartments and pockets for laptops, tablets and cameras. With more than enough pockets for everything you need to take to work, this modern take on the classic briefcase is the perfect commuter bag.
This is no ordinary tote, with the use of waxed British cotton and bridle leather details, Ally Capellino has elevated this bag to luxury level. Avoiding the main problem with the normal tote, the waxed cotton construction is water-resistant and much more durable, but the bag maintains the quick and easy overarm handle possibility. It's also fitted with a zipped closure across the top which makes it more secure than ever before.
It should also be noted that the Ally Capellino Tote has a slightly distressed look that adds to the character of the fabric and tones down the flame orange colour hue down to a more contemporary, everyday colour hue.
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The great strength of the Ally Capellino Satchel is that it slots nicely in between a modern messenger bag and a handy tote. Not only that, its bike ready too – as the Kenny Satchel comes with a top reflective strip, adjustable padded shoulder strap and signature Ally Capellino details in the form of waterproof zips, simple Italian bridle leather handles and protected internal pockets.
The Ally Capellino Satchel is lightweight, diminutive, easily packable and durable thanks to its proofed Cordura nylon construction. It’s a material that lends itself to be used everyday as it is resistant to abrasion, tears and scuffs.
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