Luxury minimalist leather bags and backpacks made in East London and North Devon, UK. CARV is a slow fashion brand, with all leather goods bespoke handcrafted - stitch by stitch - using environmentally sustainable vegetable tanned leather. CARV is about re-imagining tradition by combining beautifully minimal contemporary design with materials and production methods from British leather heritage.
All CARV luxury leather bags and accessories are bespoke made to order by Becky Cocker, a British leather artisan. Becky uses traditional hand craftsmanship to create each piece - this means no machines; just a simple palette of hand tools, allowing total control over the quality to create leather products that will last a lifetime. Find out more about how CARV leather bags are made.
How to be an Ethical Fashion Brand - Becky explains how CARV is embodying the principles of slow and sustainable fashion and gives advice on how to be an ethical fashion brand.
CARV helps to empower young women through the Young Women’s Trust - In celebration of International Women’s Day we are announcing funding support for the Young Women’s Trust and donated £2 from every sale in March to the charity.
‘I’m proud to be part of the British crafts movement’ - CARV’s owner and leather bag maker, Becky Cocker, talks sustainable lifestyles and British artisan craftsmanship in a six-page feature in Psychologies Magazine (October 2018 edition).
Cosmopolitan highlights CARV's owner, designer and maker, Becky Cocker, as a British business woman who took the plunge, changed career and hasn't looked back since.
Marie Claire Fashion Editor, Jess Wood, places CARV amongst 'the best shops on Etsy right now', describing CARV bags as 'handcrafted leather bags with a minimalist, architectural look. If you lust after Celine, love the designs of Manu Atelier, and are after a ‘forever bag’ that will look better as the years go by, these are for you.'