Originally Posted by TimelesStyle
Meh, their stuff isn't constructed particularly well (glued pieces, etc.) but you're right, the saffiano leather itself is pretty durable. If price isn't an issue I'd check out Valextra (similar style, about $90 more) or perhaps Launer (should be a little less but from what I hear, excellent quality leather and workmanship.
Thanks, that's helpful-- I want to avoid the glued pieces. Valextra is a good suggestion (I have looked) but I'm not particularly fond of the stitchwork. It doesn't look as clean to me.
Any thoughts on Smythson?