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 Fall/Winter 2013 Campomaggi Collection is Arriving

The Campomaggi Fall/Winter 2013 collection has started to trickle in. We only received two bags and there are two absolute novelties: a leather sling bag, and the first bag to use camouflage canvas. I really like both. . . . → Read More: The Fall/Winter 2013 Campomaggi Collection is Arriving

Campomaggi is Sending Us The Brander Book

Campomaggi is sending us The Brander book that features him as one of the brand creators that have accomplished their purpose.As we are very familiar with Campomaggi bags we can confidently say that Marco has accomplished his goals of helping us experience the emotion of the passage of time. . . . → Read More: Campomaggi is Sending Us The Brander Book

Thoughts on the Forlanini

Forlanini-Update

I’m back with a small update! It has been probably 6 months or so since I first got my Forlanini. The biggest thing that caught my attention was how nicely the leather has broken in. I mean, it looks even better than brand new! The leather is much softer, it has slightly darkened in . . . → Read More: Thoughts on the Forlanini

Helping a Customer Find The Perfect Campomaggi Leather Bag

One of our customers fell in love with a lighter Cognac FELICIE. We have been trying to source one for her for months now and nothing ever cut it. Today two more bags arrived that are a bit darker than desired, but they are so nice that they might work. Helping a customer find the perfect campomaggi leather bag is my passion: give me a try! . . . → Read More: Helping a Customer Find The Perfect Campomaggi Leather Bag

A Closer Look at The RICCI Studded Messenger Bag

First let’s look at a favorite of mine: the RICCI studded messenger bag. It fits my laptop like a glove, but what about everything else? Let’s compare all six remaining bags. . . . → Read More: A Closer Look at The RICCI Studded Messenger Bag

Which Campomaggi Bags Should I Evaluate?

Because of the number of choices among styles choosing a second Campomaggi bag is not easy. When I posted my intentions I got a ton of suggestions from our customers and other Campomaggi fans. I will evaluate those options next. . . . → Read More: Which Campomaggi Bags Should I Evaluate?

What Do I Need My Leather Bag to Carry, And Where?

Before I can pick a new Campomaggi bag I have to define what my needs are: what do I need to carry and where do I need to go. . . . → Read More: What Do I Need My Leather Bag to Carry, And Where?

It Is Time for a New Campomaggi Bag

Having just bought a new laptop means that my trusted COLOMBO messenger bag is a little small and I need to give it a big brother. The choice is not easy because the selection is wide. I have two favorites, but the suggestions that have come in are very compelling too! . . . → Read More: It Is Time for a New Campomaggi Bag

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

Four Years with My COLOMBO Distressed Leather Messenger Bag

I’ve been loving my COLOMBO Distressed Leather Messenger Bag for four years now and it is starting to look like a relationship that will last. . . . → Read More: Four Years with My COLOMBO Distressed Leather Messenger Bag