The concept of branding leather goods to reflect who you are is a process that has been around for centuries. What began as a way to identify belongings with the crests of a particular family house has since evolved into a way for luxury fashion houses and leather ateliers to offer their customers something extra for their investment. If you don’t want to splurge on a big-ticket item just for that added touch, there are many leather artisans and craftsmen establishing ateliers on a more intimate scale dedicated solely to personalised leather goods.

“Being able to customise what you wear or carry is an extension of the personal style we all present to the world.”

- On the beauty of personalised leather goods

Being able to customise what you wear or carry is an extension of the personal style we all present to the world, and personalised leather goods are an easy way to make that style known. We’ve whittled down the best artisans to help you customise your wares, be it your initials on a wallet or a one-of-a-kind design painted on your bag. These also make thoughtful gifts should you be short on ideas for the coming Valentine’s Day, birthdays, or any other special occasion.

(Featured image credit: The Daily Edited. Hero image credit: Bynd Artisan)