What is Marcopoloni?

Our goal is to bring people like you, who cherish and appreciate fine artistry, closer to the artisans who create them. Everything we offer is handmade by carefully-selected artisans who pour their love and pride into each piece of work.

Much as Marco Polo brought the Western world in contact with the treasures of the Far East in the late 13th century, Marcopoloni strives to put you in touch with beautiful handmade goods from around the world!

The Companion I Never Expected

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I don’t like purses. Why? Well, the word “purse” ALWAYS implies that it is some sort of fashionable handbag that ladies carry. Any sort of bag a lady carries is automatically seen as a “purse”. That makes no sense to me. With that said, I am definitely not the type of person to carry . . . → Read More: The Companion I Never Expected

FRECCIA Leather iPad Bag by Dionigi (Video Review)

Daniele reviews the popular FRECCIA Leather iPad Bag by Dionigi.

PETALO GRANDE Large Laser-cut Leather Handbag by Caterina Lucchi (Product Review)

Emi reviews the new PETALO GRANDE leather handbag by Caterina Lucchi – laser-cut flower motif, Batik-dyed effect, nifty camera effects and all! . . . → Read More: PETALO GRANDE Large Laser-cut Leather Handbag by Caterina Lucchi (Product Review)

The DA VINCI Soft Leather Briefcase by Campomaggi (Product Video)

When we laid eyes on this soft leather briefcase, however, it didn’t take long for us to be convinced that the name Da Vinci would not go wasted on it. We think it is that beautiful, versatile, clever, and mysterious. . . . → Read More: The DA VINCI Soft Leather Briefcase by Campomaggi (Product Video)

Transformations: The Amici

Campomaggi bags often break down categories, which is part of their charm for yours truly, an inveterate metaphysician. Poring over the Marcopoloni website as I often do on breaks from my editing jobs, I noticed the Amici. It looked like a girl’s bag; and indeed, if you google “amici,” you . . . → Read More: Transformations: The Amici

Review of the VOLO Travel Shoulder Bag by Giudi

In this video, Daniele reviews our new VOLO travel shoulder bag by Giudi. Watch the video and find out why it is the perfect little bag for traveling in style!

Review of the STAZIONE Leather Messenger Bag Briefcase by Giudi

Daniele reviews the new STAZIONE Messenger Bag Briefcase by Giudi.

Transcript:

Hi. Today I want to introduce the STAZIONE: a new briefcase messenger bag by Giudi.

As you can see, it’s got the classic, sporty school-satchel design, but the smooth, high-sheen Italian leather and brass-colored hardware add a touch of elegance.

. . . → Read More: Review of the STAZIONE Leather Messenger Bag Briefcase by Giudi

Leather Doctor Bags … Examined

We just announced the arrival of the new Campomaggi doctor bag, which we called the Bellini (after the 17th century physician from Florence). Doctor bags were traditionally used by physicians for carrying their tools of the trade as they visited patients in their homes, or while traveling. Of course, they were originally made of . . . → Read More: Leather Doctor Bags … Examined

Leather Bags

My love for leather bags has lead me to found Marcopoloni, start importing leather bags, and develop a little bit of a collection–to which I’d like to add at least a Santarelli and a Freccia. It’s my birthday today! Let me dream a little. . . . → Read More: Leather Bags

2 New Caterina Lucchi Bags: a convertible clutch and a flower-motif handbag

We just posted two new Caterina Lucchi leather handbags and we are so excited about them both! . . . → Read More: 2 New Caterina Lucchi Bags: a convertible clutch and a flower-motif handbag