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"I have wanted this bag forever and finally treated myself. The leather is superb, and it's got great pockets inside for cables, tech gear with lots of room. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS BAG."
- Buck B., Theodore Backpack customer

Theodore Leather Backpack

Theodore Leather Backpack

Mission Price: Sale price $505.75
Traditional Retail:
Regular price $505.75
Regular price $995.00
| Savings: $489.25
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Select My Color: Espresso
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Mission Mercantile Lifetime Guarantee Craftsmanship Satisfaction

Customer service is as stated, MYTHICAL. Made inquiries through text chat to expedite delivery of a birthday gift & Lori made it happen! The honesty at this company & the respect for the customer is real at Mission Mercantile. Thank you!
- Catherine Y.

This is far & away the best I've ever owned. The combination of quality, style & function are unmatched. Bottom line: This is an heirloom quality piece that is punching wayyyy above its price. I've had much more expensive bags that aren't half as good as this one. If you're on the fence, get it.
- Derrick M.

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The Theodore Leather Backpack is created with our Espresso finish hand-selected, full-grain pebbled chrome tanned leather from US steerhide. It is exquisitely appointed with chocolate full-grain chrome tanned leather accents and smartly placed solid copper rivets.


  • Our signature thick, supple full-grain US steerhide pebbled Espresso leather
  • Two large exterior front pockets with single-handed finger bridge closures; each will accommodate a water bottle, smartphone, wallet, pouch, keys, etc.
  • Thoughtful slip pockets tucked behind exterior pockets for additional easy-access storage
  • Triple layered leather on bottom corners to ensure your Theodore withstands anything your adventures dish out
  • Front flap has a 5" zippered pocket inside to hold receipts, passport, tickets, cords, etc
  • Wide-mouth opening with leather cinch closure
  • Dark camel cotton lining with contrast pockets
  • Microfiber padded section will accommodate/protect up to a 15" long laptop
  • Multiple pockets for business cards, mini tablet (ex. Fire reader, iPad mini), 2 pens or pencils 9.5" interior pocket. Zippered compartment with antique brass zipper.
  • Spacious interior accommodates your daily carry including documents, charging adapter, headphones, accessories, light jacket, etc. Interior key strap
  • Comfortable, padded full leather adjustable shoulder straps that evenly distributes weight. Convenient top leather handle for easy grab-n-go.
  • Antique brass metal hardware & zippers with leather zipper pulls
  • Solid copper rivets at all stress points
  • Strong UV and weather resistant marine grade polyester thread
  • Mission Mercantile Lifetime Promise
  • 30 day return policy
  • Dimensions: 16" H x 14" W x 7" D
  • Weight: 5.5 lbs
  • Volume: 25.7 L


  • Our signature thick, supple full-grain US steerhide pebbled Espresso leather
  • All Mission Mercantile leathers are sourced from a Gold Rated tannery certified by the Leather Working Group (LWG), an international organization that works to ensure sustainable environmental practices in the leather industry.
  • Light brown lining with contrast pockets
  • Antique brass metal hardware & YKK brass zippers
  • Solid copper rivets at all stress points
  • Strong UV and weather resistant marine grade polyester thread


Goods delivered for $7.95 within the lower 48. Flat rate shipping is sent by economy ground (USPS or UPS, at our discretion). If you prefer to specify UPS, please select a UPS shipping option at checkout.

We also offer expedited shipping services (Next Business Day and 2nd Business Day) at checkout with the exception of PO Boxes.

We know you'll love your handcrafted leather goods! If, however, you're not completely in "leather love" you may return or exchange your purchase in unworn or unused condition item within 30 days of purchase. There is no restocking fee, however you are responsible for the return shipping. You may see our return policy details here or reach out to our Mythical Customer Care team.

Customer Reviews

Based on 56 reviews
John M. (Haines City, US)
Theodore Leather Backpack

I have 3 leather backpacks. One is to small and flimsy. One is huge and heavy. The Theodore is the perfect size for daily use and extended travel. The craftsmenship is top notch.

Kent M. (Atlanta, US)
Theodore leather backpack

This is the most beautiful and practical backpack that I have come across in 50 years!
So thrilled, I will order three more for my sons!
Astounded at the quality of this product. With proper care, it should last a lifetime! Thank you for actually making something that is worth the cost!

L.R. (Metter, US)
Theodore Backpack

I purchased a Theodore backpack for my son and he loved it. My husband loved it so much I got him one also. The quality is unmatched and just an incredible piece of art. They will use them for a very long time because of the high quality. Thanks for the great customer service. Haley was just the best! Highly recommend!!!!!

E.S. (Dallas, US)
Wonderful Roomy Bag

The leather is excellent. Rugged but elegant . The bag is roomy .

Colin H. (Summerdale, US)
Very well made bag!

Would buy again for sure, or any of their products if they are made like this. Everything you need for a business oriented backpack.