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Beautiful handbag, secret backpack.



c1209 creates beautiful bags enhanced with a secret backpack feature, using our hybrid strap solution. 

Named after a pivotal year that sparked an intellectual rebellion in Cambridge, England, our brand is inspired by this proud heritage of freedom to question, to challenge, and to progress in new ways. c1209 delivers elegant innovation to people who embrace these values.

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The Franklin: finest artisanal leatherwork enhanced with a secret backpack feature

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Hybrid strap solution

 1. Split back handle

1. Split back handle

 2. Clip to bottom straps

2. Clip to bottom straps

 3. Adjust to fit 

3. Adjust to fit 

Next In Our Workshop

The Men's Briefcase 

2018 will see the launch of c1209's first men's briefcase fitted with our unique transformation system. Sign up to be notified when this is ready to order. 


Reserve a First Edition Men's Briefcase

2018 will see the launch of c1209's first men's briefcase fitted with our unique hybrid strap solution. Our designers are working hard to bring this product to life and to further equip working professionals around the world. To secure your first edition c1209 men's briefcase you are invited to place a deposit of $50. This will guarantee your chance to purchase a first edition men's bag at our workshop price. If you decide to proceed with your purchase your deposit will be discounted from the workshop price. Please continue to our secure checkout to place your deposit.


Future colour choices: voice your opinion 

What colour leathers would you like to see in the future?

Interested in customising your lining on future orders?

Register below to be notified when our range expands, and give your opinion on what colours you would like to see.