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Mari Backpack

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Each purchase of the Mari Backpack provides 25 hours of employment to our team in Ethiopia

Mari Backpack

A Better Bag for A Better World

No matter how you parent, we all need an extra hand. The Mari Backpack is a gorgeous leather approach to the ultimate diaper bag, snack-carrier, and adventure co-pilot for parents new and old. Its features include bottle holders, 6 pockets, stroller clips, and a padded laptop sleeve to transition you through stages of your child and things you do without them.


  • Crafted from premium Ethiopian full grain leather
  • Natural brass (gold color) zipper closure with large interior padded sleeve accommodating a laptop to to 15".
  • 2 water bottle and/or baby bottle holders. 
  • Durable hardware in antique brass.
  • 2 adjustable padded leather straps for backpack carry with hardware trim 
  • Stroller straps Included
  • Cotton lined interior with leather trim.
  • Large exterior front zip compartment.


  • 16" H x 11" W x 5" D
  • 2 D Rings for Stroller Hooks
  • 4 Interior 5.5" Slip Pockets
  • 1 Interior 10.5" Slip Pocket
  • 11" x 16" Interior Padded Laptop Sleeve
  • 10" Exterior Zipper Pocket
  • Adjustable Straps 18-35"
  • Approximately 3.8 lbs
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The Last Backpack You'll Buy

A go-to choice for urban exploration, study or work sessions, or keeping it stylish on outdoor adventures. The Mari is sized for your laptop, a change of clothes, and as many snacks as you can carry! With a pair of bottle holders, antique brass hardware, and interior pocket organization, this will quickly become the only backpack you reach for.

Premium, Full Grain Leather

We use only premium, full grain leather from Ethiopia, hand selected to ensure quality, beauty, and durability. But what's "full grain", you ask? Full grain leather is the way leather should be; it's the highest quality available and represents the natural and unaltered hide. It's not sanded or weakened, and is as tough as nature intended it to be. Our leather is built not just to last, but to get better with every passing year.

Your Choices Matter

Products from Parker Clay are life-changing – for their lifelong owners, yes, but also for the women who create them. Many women in Ethiopia have little or no opportunity for professional skill development or long-term careers, and many turn to coercive, dangerous work to provide for their families. Approximately 1 of 4 women in Addis Ababa (the capital of Ethiopia) are unemployed, and over 150,000 are in prostitution.
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