Absolutely lovely bags in the sea of crap thta is Camden High Street. I've taken mine through London, NYC, and even the Sahara Desert, and it is holding up splendidly.
When I expressed a desire for a light weight bag (I have another leather bag which is far too heavy) the owner kindly brought out a scale and weighed each of the bags of the model I was interested in.
I LOVE this place. Simple, beautiful handmade leather bags and belts made right there in the shop. Also, Gohil himself is always in the store and super friendly. Will help you try all sorts of things and tell you how he's made them. Really, the opposite of all the other kitcsh you find in Camden Market. Worth the trip just to go to Gohil's.more
The Gohils Leather Goods shop is really quite unique and a dying breed - a tanner, effectively, a place where Leather bags, belts, etc are designed and made on the premises. This man is the villain to Cows, the hero to the middle class/wealthy individual. The shop has the natural yet beautiful stench of leather, and the people behind the counter are affable yet are strenuous, meticulous and...more