Regina Bauman and Meg Delagrange, from childhood to adulthood.

We were born Amish. Now we have begun a movement with our leather bags. We believe in empowering others. We want to make your life better.

We don't just care about bags. We care about you.

$275 $249

Uniquely designed for distributed weight carry, the Market Tote can hold a world of goods with absolute comfort.

$195 $179

The perfect choice for those who want the look of a tote without the size of a large bag.

$75 $65

This sturdy wallet will become your new best friend. It holds what you need when you’re out and about — with credit card slots, a pocket for your smartphone, and a removable crossbody strap.
Made from locally sourced leather.

Honestly Sourced

Made ethically from full-grain leather, which is a by-product of the food industry. Tanned by local tanneries. So you can feel good about the bag you carry.

The drawing of a leather sewing machine.

Made to last

Handcrafted in the Southern U.S.A. Pieced together and sewn one at a time. Made to last, so you stop wasting money on bags that won't last. So you can have a bag that you can love for a lifetime.

Handcrafted leather tote, designed by Regina Bauman.

Made for you

Made with the needs of your everyday life in mind. Designed to be practical with a classic look that complements any lifestyle. Over time, the leather breaks in and becomes even more beautiful.

Ladies from all walks of life that are carrying Urban Southern bags.
I received my Urban Tote for Mother’s Day. I. LOVE. IT! I take it everywhere! I love the quality, size and timelessness of the leather bag.
—Sharla Miller
I have 3 of these beautiful bags. The craftsmanship is impeccable and the styles are timeless. Money well spent.
—Amanda Morrison
Received my large Market Tote today. It’s more beautiful in person!!! The quality is just amazing every detail is perfect and I must add this is the first bag that I own that the straps fit perfectly. Thank you for such an amazing experience!
—Maria Shumate
The last bag I will ever buy. I will carry my mini tote for years.
—Amanda Wilson Sharp White

AS SEEN IN

As seen in the magnolia journal, in Nashville interiors, on fox business, and a spotlight feature in southern lady magazine and new york fashion week.
A pair of jeans and a t-shirt with a brown leather tote, for everyday style inspiration.

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