The Tangela Bag. Raider Mokka/ Raider Mokka #08
- //THE TANGELA BAG
- //RAIDER LEATHERS: CHARACTER AND CARE
- //MATERIALS AND MAKERS
- //SHOP POLICY AND SHIPPING
The Tangela Bag is a larger version of our now staple orange wedge shaped Tangi Bag. These are also made of our classic shoe leathers and meant to reduce our waste by using our shoe leather off cuts for unique combinations. It is perfectly sized to hold a wallet, keys, and phone. The Tangela can be worn as a shoulder bag, cross body.
- Classic brass YKK zipper with leather pull
- 53cm/21in to 59cm/23in Drop. Removeable and adjustable 3cm leather strap suitable for cross body, shoulder bag.
- Comes with additional strap attachment to make it a hip or very short shoulder bag 87cm/34.25in to 98cm/38.5in
Hand cut and sewn in Barcelona.
Dimensions: Handmade bags can have variations on dimension, but generally
Note: There are natural variations in all these leathers.
Character: This is one of our favorite leathers for our shoes. It has an ideal thickness, pliability, and wax content perfect for shoes made with no stiffeners. The wax content in darker colors can be augmented with more shoe wax to help with wet and cold weather. Some parts of this hide have a more pebbled look while others have a smoother texture. Be sure to indicate if you have a preference.
Care: This is best conditioned with a good quality liquid saddlesoap. Darker colors can be conditioned or cleaned with a shoe wax as well. Be sure to test a small area prior to using.
This leather is tanned in The Netherlands using only steer from less than 50km away. The tannery has set the standard for BAT (Best Available Technology) standards in the EU with 30% less water usage and no salinization of ground water. They split the leather to return 60% of the hide to the food chain and use remaining fats to create biogas used to heat their facilities and production.
There are inherent variations in natural leathers, handmade manufacturing, and local sourcing. Color and texture variations can vary within the same hide. Different monitors can also display colors differently. You may indicate any preferences in tone or texture in the Notes to Shoemaker section if you are looking for something specific so we can do our best to accomodate.
Our insoles are cut from a thicker vegetable tanned leather than typical shoes to help with breathability and shock absorption.
The midsole, which serves as the chassis for a shoe, is also made of a vegetable tanned soling leather sourced from the US and Spain (we never use the typical factory cardboard). The material is also ideal for bacteria and odor prevention and great shock absorption.
Between the soles is a layer of cork.
Our soles are sourced from small fabricators in Southern Spain. The town of Elda is world reknowned as the shoemaking capital of Spain. Our soles and heels are made of Spanish and Italian vegetable tanned leather. The heels are stacked leather or wood, no hollow plastic core heels, and we add a layer of rubber under the heel for slip resistance.
We use only Toluene free glues in our work. Sourced from Germany or Spain.
Makers: Our shoemakers are the absolute heart of our work. Handlasted shoes require a deep understanding of the leather as it is being stretched and formed around the mold. Read more on our small and wonderful team of craftsmen here.
Please keep in mind that handmade shoes and bags takes hours and hours of physical labor. With that in mind, shoes and bags can be returned or exchanged within 14 days of receipt in original condition.
Please don't order multiples simply to find your size as each is handmade to order.
Shoe fittings should be done on carpet or a towel.
Shipping costs are non refundable, but exchanges are always shipped to you for free.
Store credits are always issued with shipping fully credited for your next purchase.
Any return shipments should be insured and tracked.
Current Shoemaking Time : 2-6 weeks, but more in the 2-3 week range for most shoe styles.
Current Bagmaking Time: Ready made bags ship within 5-10 business days from Spain, which will then clear US customs. Typically it is on it's way to you within 10 business days. Custom bags typically ship within 10-15 business days.
US orders: All US orders are shipped to you from the US. No duties or additional taxes are due.
EU orders: All EU orders are shipped to you from Spain. VAT is paid upon order and no tarriffs are due.
NON EU International shipments: Customs fees, duties, and return shipping are the responsibility of the purchaser and the amount and collection is at the discretion of your home country. European countries outside the EU zone will have their shoes ship from Spain. If you fail to pay the customs fees to your country's customs office, we reserve the right to subtract the additional shipping to receive the goods back from your local customs office.
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