About Maxell-Scott

Maxwell - Scott is a luxury leather bag makers based in North Yorkshire. Honouring Italian leather craftsmanship and Great British design, the brand champions timeless style and impeccable quality.
Founded in 2002 by Yorkshireman and entrepreneur, William Scott Forshaw, his vision has always remained the same - to create leather heirlooms to pass down from generation to generation. We believe that luxury is intrinsically aligned with quality. Since day one, William has strived to source the finest quality leather in the industry. He has developed loyal connections with factories and tanneries within the most prestigious leather powerhouse in the world - Italy. Iconic for preserving traditional artisan methods, there is an honesty to the Italians’ leather craft that is entirely unrivalled. A testament to their durability and quality, all our bags and accessories boast a 25 year warranty.

The man Behind The Bags

The Family
Behind Our Craftsmanship

The Brand
Maxwell - Scott’s ethos is to craft fine leather bags and accessories that defy modern day’s throwaway fashion culture. This manifesto will never change. A Maxwell - Scott creation is destined for longevity.
It’s by your side for the long run, through all your adventures and defining moments. It carries your life in the grain of its leather, and, over time, triggers a nostalgic sentiment that makes it irreplaceable.
A brand built on passion, the heart fused into the Maxwell - Scott emblem symbolises the devotion of our Italian leather artisans to their craft and our commitment to offering first-class quality leather keepsakes. William’s vision for the future is to help preserve Italy’s traditional leather industry and inspire the world to invest in timeless leather pieces that will stand the test of time.
Meet The Team
Maxwell - Scott is a family-run business based in the historic cathedral city of York in North Yorkshire. Despite honouring traditional craftsmanship, we are an ecommerce business that aspires to be digitally progressive. With eight websites worldwide, our culturally diverse team spans every corner of the globe, from France to Mexico.

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Customer Service
At Maxwell - Scott, we pride ourselves on delivering impeccable customer service that reflects the premium quality of our bags and accessories. Our customer service team offer well-informed advice fused with the friendly charm Yorkshire is known for. Whether you ordered from us yesterday or several years ago, we will always aim to answer your query as quickly and efficiently as possible.