The Mela Vegan Apple Leather Backpack | Multiple Colours By Arsayo

£307.00 £359.00
Colour: Storm Blue
Ships from France

The Mela Arsayo backpack is made out of AppleSkin™, a very innovative and resistant alternative to animal leather (with apples).

The Arsayo bag is a unisex city backpack that can be used anytime. Available in 3 different sizes, the Arsayo bag fits every morphology. Choose your Arsayo bag size according to your shoulders. 

The Arsayo bag is worn like a jacket. Thanks to its large straps and its particular adjusted shape, the weight is well distributed all over the back.

The tabs of the 2 front zippers clip behind the back of the Arsayo bag so that you can detect anyone who is trying to open it. With the invention of the secured closing system, Arsayo won the French Ministry of the Interior Medal and the 2016 and 2018 European « Lépine » competition Gold Medals.


*See final image for sizing conversion chart. 

  • Height: S: 37 cm // M: 41 cm // L: 45 cm
  • Depth: S: 12 cm // M: 15 cm // L: 16 cm
  • Width: S: 30 cm // M: 32 cm // L: 35 cm
  • Strap length: S : 49 cm // M : 54 cm // L : 56 cm
  • Capacity for a laptop: S: 13" // M: 15" // L: 17"
  • Volume: S: 7L // M: 10L // L: 12L


  • 2 External pockets
  • 5 Internal pockets
  • 1 Hidden pocket in the right strap
  • Apple Leather
  • Light
  • No cleaning chemical needed

Weight: S : 600g // M : 650g // L : 730g

Designed in Paris & hand made in Portugal or Poland.

PETA Approved Vegan. 

Apple Leather: Often a waste product from the fruit industry, apple leather is made from peels, cores, pulp, and other leftovers from juicing or apple purees. The highend leatherlike textile is created by dehydrating apple waste and coating it onto a canvas. Often, the resulting material will still include polyurethane, but in smaller quantities compared to traditionally made PU (polyurethane) vegan leathers.

Prominent supplier Frumat offers an apple leather containing 50% apple waste and 50% polyurethane. This results in a material which requires fewer fossil fuels than both animal leather and petroleumderived faux leathers. At the end of its lifespan, this material can also sometimes be composted. 

Sustainably minded brands love apple leather because of its durability and breathability, but also because of how versatile it is – the material can have a grainy texture similar to cow skin, but also be smooth and soft like calf leather.  It can be embossed and laserprinted. 

Material: AppleSkin™, a very innovative and ecological vegan alternative made from apples. This material is produced in northern Italy.

Internal lining: Flax grown in Poland

Metal tooks (zippers and snaps): YKK (nickelfree certified)


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