The Reader


The Reader

Inspired by my “Weekly Readers” book club tote that served as my bag for many years, this small tote is perfect for a few essentials and will leave you unburdened, especially if you are the type who loathes a weighty carryall. Perfect for books, iPads, e-readers, &c.

Constructed waxed canvas originated in the sailing industry in Scotland in the 1920s and became widely used in sportswear and apparel because of its waterproofing abilities and superb durability.

- 15 oz. waxed duck canvas (19 oz. with wax)
- Leather handles from deadstock to well-worn WWII gunsling
- Vintage fabric pocket lining varies from bag to bag
- Brass rivets
- Fits most iPads and other tablets
- 1 exterior pocket
- 5 canvas colours available
- Minimally packaged with a letterpressed tag and string


Approximately 9 oz.


Inches: 11″ tall by 10.5″ wide
Metric: 27.9 cm tall by 26.7 cm wide

Shoulder Strap:
Inches: Approximately 21″ long, 10″ handle drop
Metric: Approximately 53.5 cm long, 25.5 cm handle drop

External Pocket:
Inches: 7.5″ wide by 5.5″ tall
Metric: 19 cm wide by 14 cm tall