Small Tote in Navy Vegetable Tanned Leather with Cognac Straps

Small Tote in Navy Vegetable Tanned Leather with Cognac Straps

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The Adorable Arm Bag

The Small Tote is a wonderful choice for those who want the functionality and style of a tote, without losing the convenience of a more compact handbag.  Identical in structure and construction to our larger totes, the design details of this bag pop all the more in their smaller scale.  This bag has two standard features that make it a favorite among customers.  First, it has shorter loop handles, making it the perfect bag for carrying on the arm or by the handles.  Second, it also comes with integral D-Rings stitched into the seams at the bag opening, allowing you to clip on a stylish strap and carry it on your shoulder, or hands-free as a crossbody.  Its slightly smaller size makes it a preferred bag for a night out on the town, dressing up any ensemble when worn on the arm.  This size is very popular among those who want to carry less with them, but still want to have a single bag that can hold plenty without feeling crammed.  An adorable little tote that is perfect for any occasion!

Vegetable Tanned Leather

This hand-selected superior leather is sourced from a historic US tannery that has been perfecting its processes over a century and a half in the business.  With a labor-intensive vegetable tanning method, they produce high quality full-grain hides that are full of character, rich in color, tough in the wearing, and buttery supple to the hand.  Vegetable tanning is the most natural, eco-friendly process available to tanners, virtually eliminating the use of harsher chemicals used by tanneries of the past.   

Tote Features

  • Approximate size:  10" long x 5" wide x 7.5" deep
  • Approximate volume:  500 cubic inches
  • Full-grain vegetable tanned, single piece body with hand stitched seams
  • Heavy duty handles, fully riveted to bag
  • Stitched and riveted pocket(s)
  • Matching leather bottom interior liner is included
  • Optional monogramming and personalization included


Custom Options


Interior Pocket

All totes come with a shallow exterior pocket, fully riveted and stitched to the bag body, providing at-hand access to a cell phone, slim wallet, or other frequently used items.  For those wishing for more organizational options within the bag body, an additional interior pocket can be added.  See pricing in Interior Pocket dropdown menu.


Logos, Monogramming, and Personalization

For our direct order customers, we offer monogramming and/or branding of a short personalized message of your choice on your bag at not extra charge.  Please note the following options (and defaults):

The Cope & Co. logo is branded on the outside of your tote.  (See photos for logo location.)  If you wish the logo to be gold foil stamped, please indicate this preference in the order notes.

If you wish to have a monogram added to the exterior pocket of your tote, please provide the desired letters as you would like them to appear, and indicate whether you would like them branded or gold foil stamped in the order notes.  (Default option is no monogram.  Default brand type is to match the Cope & Co. logo.)

If you wish to add a personalized phrase or message (not to exceed 2 lines and 40 characters total) to the bottom liner of your laptop tote, please include the phrase as it should appear, and your preference for branded or gold foil, in the order notes.  Upper and lower case letters, numbers, and standard punctuation marks are available.  (Default option is no personalized message.  Default brand type is to match the Cope & Co. logo.)

Shipping Time  

Cope & Co. makes each of its bags by hand (every cut, punch, stitch, and rivet) in order to give it the kind of care and attention that it deserves, and to customize according to your preferences.  As such, we typically require 4 - 6 weeks to craft your bag and prepare it for shipment.  When your item is ready to be shipped we will notify you via email with a shipping tracking number.  If you have any questions, please email us at