Moleskine to launch leather bags

MOLESKINE, the company famous for its luxury notebook collections, is set to launch a line of high-end leather bags in a bid to expand its market reach.

The accessories rang, which marks the company's first entry into leather, will include a selection of leather bags and wallets which pays homage to the company's heritage, according to WWD.

Designed to target the "urban traveller", the items - comprising five wallets including card and passport versions, a tote and a backpack - will be produced in Italy by Milan-based Vittorio Venezia.

Prices range from US$190 (RM743.56) for the tote to US$325 for the backpack. The wallets run from US$59.95 to US$89.95. They will be sold at Moleskine stores, on the company's website and at other retailers such as Amazon.com. — AFP Relaxnews