Scaramanga portfolio case with handles

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Scaramanga portfolio case with handles

Scaramanga portfolio case with handles

Design *****
I love this Scaramanga portfolio case – it’s really cool. Top quality soft leather, simple but elegant design and lovely red, green, black and beige checked lining. The handles are designed so that it fits into your hand very neatly and comfortably.

The leather looks like it will age nicely for a rustic but classic look. Comes with a cotton dust bag for storage. It looks good and feels good too.

Capacity *****
This is purely for a laptop, smartphone and an A4 folder or note pad. The laptop compartment is big enough for my 13″ MacBook Air with the cover on too, or it will take a 15″ laptop apparently. It would make a good music case too for anyone who plays or goes to piano lessons!

Well-made? *****
Beautiful craftsmanship and materials have gone into the Scaramanga portfolio case. Strong stitching and quality zip. The lining is well done with a leather strap that fixes with Velcro to keep your laptop in place, and a leather pouch for your smartphone.

I really like the fact that Scaramanga bags are made by family businesses, and that Scaramanga trades fairly with its producers. Also that fewer chemicals are used in the tanning of their leather.

I recently bought a bag which was made of hemp with leather straps and detail. It smelt so bad I had to take it back as it stank out my car and home office, and the retailer checked with the manufacturer, who told them to give me a refund. This bag is much more stylish and the difference in the quality of leather noticeable, not to mention the lack of smell!

A card comes with the bag explaining about its production and how to take care of the leather, and on the website there’s lots more useful information about looking after your bag.

Does your laptop feel secure? *****
I always use a padded sleeve when I take my laptop out, so yes, it does. I might not feel so comfortable without that extra protection, but I’ve been told by an Apple salesman that a sleeve is only necessary to protect against scratches, so it depends on how precious you are about your kit!

Easy to carry *****
Soft leather which is very light makes the Scaramanga portfolio case a pleasure to carry around. The slim style is suitable for both men and women.

Price *****
I think £65 is a very reasonable price for this well-designed, well-made bag.

Overall score 5 *****

Best for
Freelancers and home workers for shorter meetings depending on your laptop battery life. Can be comboed with man bag or handbag to hold your personal stuff. Make sure your laptop is fully charged as you may not have space for a charger.

Thank you to Scaramanga for supplying us with a Scaramanga portfolio case for our laptop bag reviews.

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