One man with a briefcase can loot more than a hundred men with guns
Especially, if the job of the guy with the briefcase involves a lot of moving around. The versatility and ease of handling a briefcase have helped travelling executives carry around their paperwork very conveniently. Even the advent of the smartphone, tab and other digital technology did not dampen the demand for the briefcase. Essentially, the briefcase is a narrow hard-sided box-shaped bag used for carrying documents and comes with a handle. It got this name from its use by lawyers carry briefs to the court. Hence the name ‘briefcase’.
Versions of leather used:
Leather bags and accessories are considered one of the perfect accessories for any kind of wear, be it formal, smart or casual. As per the Wall Street Journal, in 2014 alone there was a hike of 14% in leather bags. So, what makes them sell like hot cakes! The answer lies in the material used. Some of the common briefcases leather used are as follows. Cowhide leather is by far the most popular leather used till date due to its quality, easy procurement, durability and one-of-a-kind texture. Faux leather also is known as artificial leather is a substitute to the former. This leather use has reduced the demand for animal leather and has become the new favorite of everyone!
How to identify the good stuff:
The best quality bags are created with the lowest number of seams. This adds to the final strength of the product. Other additives that extoll a briefcase’s quality are hidden nylon reinforcing straps, pigskin lining and insulation. Brass zippers with nickel and copper plating are the most durable form of a zipper. The accompanying fabric around the zipper is generally made of a sturdy material that does not get easily damaged by heat, moisture or mechanical damage.