There's a lot to be said for a tan leather holdall. It's sleek, classic and masculine - all the qualities required when dealing with the horror of an airport check-in.
Still family owned, Calabrese is made in Naples. Traditionally, it has only sold its goods in Italy but now work with a UK distributor and have expanded their range from small leather goods to larger bags and cases for the iPad and laptop. This doctor's bag (£515) is a perfect showcase of what the company are capable of, creating a bag that'll last years and to use that old cliché - 'it'll only get better with age'. www.liberty.co.uk