Mandarina Duck bags are for people who appreciate a high quality of product with attention to detail, expert craftsmanship and aesthetic balance.
This is the ultimate bag for the serious business person
who demands organisation without complication, with its' ideal mix of practical
features and classic aesthetic.
There are three main compartments which are concealed by a flap that covers the top of the bag and clips onto the front with releaseable claps. There is also a smaller external back pocket. Features include a padded carry handle on the top of the bag (situated on the top flap) as well as a removable shoulder strap that is connected at the sides of the bag with secure clasps. The shoulder strap is also adjustable and when it is not in use, can be stored within the bag. The base, front and internal walls are padded for comfort and also to protect the bag contents.
A great travel feature of this bag is the large, flat strap across the back face which will fit over the retractable handle on wheeled luggage.
The front compartment houses smaller compartments which are built into the lining and ideal for storing small personal items you need easy access too, such as passport, wallet, pda and mobile phone. There is also lots of room for larger items.
The centre compartment is the largest and features a zipper closure. Within this compartment is a secure built in compartment for your laptop. It is strengthened with independent, padded walls and a floating floor which is around 2cm off the base of the bag, to give added protection to your laptop. There is a floating wall within this laptop compartment that can be moved and secured by velcro to give more support to smaller laptops. This large central compartment also has extra space and another two large horizontal zipper pockets, one of which is located within the laptop compartment.
The back compartment is a large unhindered space great for books and folders (it easily fits A4, look at the dimensions).
The small back pocket (situated on the external back face) is a flat, deep compartment great for smaller books or folders It also houses a 'rain hood' in a contrast colour that can be pulled over the bag to give it extra protection.
The material has been treated with a water repellent polyurethane resin which makes the bag showerproof. All of the zipper tags feature the patented Mandarina Duck logo so that you know you are buying a genuine Mandarina Duck quality product.
Laptop compartment dimensions:
360 x 225 x 50 mm / 14.2 x 8.9 x 2 Inches
410 x 310 x 160 mm / 16 x 12 x 6.3 Inches
PU, Nylon, ABS, PP, Nylon-Aluminium, Nylon-PU
About Mandarina Duck
The year is 1977. Two childhood friends, already long-standing business partners, decide to branch into leatherwear taking their inspiration from a brightly-plumed oriental duck that symbolises happiness and loyalty: this is how Mandarina Duck started out. The liveliness and spirit of this little duck were instilled into a breakthrough backpack, Utility, which changed the rules of the game.
Almost thirty years after such a brilliant start, Mandarina Duck continues to be original and independent, but also modern, coming up with new products, distribution choices and communication tactics year after year.
Mandarina duck history
The duck used by Mandarina comes from far away on the banks of the river Ussuri, on the border between Russia and China, where this little monogamous bird symbolises happiness and loyalty.
Its plumage is waterproof and brightly coloured. Its curiosity leads it to travel long distances.
It is the perfect icon for representing the Mandarina Duck style, made up of colours and the need to explore the infinite possibilities of the world, while remaining faithful to itself, its values of quality and complicity with consumers.
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