Baggy Port

The beauty of indigo dyeing lies in the depth, transparency, and natural irregularity of the color, and above all, in its beautiful color.

This indigo-dyed leather expresses this beauty in leather. In order to take advantage of the characteristics of indigo dyeing, each piece of leather is dyed and dried by hand, one day at a time, to produce different shades of colors (8 times for light colors and 20 times for dark colors). 

The leather for this product is indigo-dyed leather with a paisley pattern stamped on it, and the patterned parts are shaved off by hand. By doing so, the pale blue color emerges and a translucent expression of the pattern appears.

The color fading, which was the fate of indigo-dyed leather, is suppressed as much as possible, and they are confident in the charm and quality of the leather itself, as well as its indigo color.

BAGGY PORT was founded in 1991 in the port city of Kobe. With the concept of "a bag is a tool case”, the company began manufacturing products with "sturdiness, simplicity, and a wide opening" in mind.

They produce not only bags but also wallets using carefully selected materials from both Japan and overseas, user-friendly designs, and advanced sewing techniques. 

They want their customers to use their products for a long time, so they mainly use leather and canvas that change with age as they are used.

Their designers and sewing craftsmen are constantly in pursuit of a satisfactory form for their products that will grow into a more lovable look.

Himeji City in Hyogo Prefecture developed as a leather production center because of various favorable conditions for leather production.

The Ichikawa River, with its calm water and wide riverbanks, was suitable for tanning, and cow hides were easily available due to the large number of cattle raised in western Japan.

The Seto Inland Sea, with its mild climate and little rainfall, was ideal for bleaching leather in the sun, and salt, necessary for processing hides, was easily available. 

Aizome leather is produced at such a tannery in Himeji City, where all processes from tanning to dyeing and finishing are integrated production, so that no compromise in quality is made.

While giving the process a lot of effort, we use tanning agents, finishing agents, and manufacturing methods that are friendly to people and the environment.