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  • Palma Straw Backpack
  • Palma Straw Backpack
  • Palma Straw Backpack
  • Palma Straw Backpack
  • Palma Straw Backpack
  • Palma Straw Backpack
  • Palma Straw Backpack
Leah

Palma Straw Backpack

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The Palma Straw Backpack is lightweight and durable. This medium-size backpack is perfect for a day at the beach, a trip to the market, or for everyday use. It's the ideal multi-purpose bag. These bags are individually hand-woven with sustainable palm leaves and have naturally tanned leather straps.

Thoughtfully designed and ethically made by artisans in Guerrero, Mexico, in a fair trade environment. Each tote is unique and may vary in size, and color, and may have small imperfections.

  • Hand-woven sustainable palm leaves
  • Natural color
  • Brown  leather straps that are naturally tanned
  • Unlined
  • Height: 12"
  • Length: 13.5"
  • Depth: 4"
  • Strap length: 33" 

Founder & Designer, Leah Niswonger created L E A H, a California based lifestyle brand for plus size women. Created out of love and passion, Leah is making up her own rules when it comes to fashion and designs what she wants to wear, an elevated product that is accessible and well designed with a California-cool, casual bohemian vibe.

For generations, Guerrero's artisans have been weaving palm leaves into baskets, bags, and hats. They have preserved the art of bringing this material to life through ancestral technique, and they carry on the traditions boiling, dying, hand-braiding, and sewing the palm leaves into works of art. It can take years for artisans to master their technique, and each artisan can hand weave 1 to 2 baskets a day.