Practical, stylish and inspired by a good work attitude, Bleu de Chauffe meld traditional quality and fine design in their collection of travel and business bags. The brand name refers to the blue boiler jackets worn by French engine drivers, ‘put on your bleu de chaffe’ is an exhortation to work, like ‘roll up your sleeves’, and these fellows certainly put heart and soul into their production. A team of skilled artisans cut and stitch to a stylish finish, each worker signs and dates the bag they’ve built. They adhere to a fierce commitment to the environment, 100% of their leather is vegetal tanned using natural agents like chestnut and acacia.