Maria / Maleta
One Bag Two Sides To Choose
Maria Maleta is a Portuguese design brand of leather goods that only works with genuine leather and sustainable raw- materials, underlining the best production of Portugal. Inspired by friendship and female personality, Maria Maleta was created by two friends so different from each other, who believe that all women have two personal sides. Therefore most of the products reflect versatility as they can be used in many different ways. There is no stereotypes neither any rules, that is the freedom to be expressed in a timeless product.
Maria Maleta is conceived as a symbol of the power of female friendship and the independence of women, so that they can be what they want, when they want and how they want, in an original and fun way. The brand’s mission is to guarantee quality, sustainability, durability and the differentiating design at a fair price. Lifelong after-sales service and support. More than a product, a brand close to the customer, whose opinion is an integral part of the company’s progress.
As integral part of Maria Maleta‘s business, there is the reuse program and the life time warranty. The brand give a new destiny to the purchased products turning them into new ones. Maria Maleta have an important commitment with the environment and with the customer. To ensure the durability of the leather products, the brand gives a lifetime warranty to all of them. A lifetime product is the best way to be sustainable.
The products are handmade in Portugal by local suppliers. Maria Maleta only work with suppliers that share the same thoughts about the future and share the same concerns about the environment.
The brand preferably uses the genuine leather as raw material, in order to give the greatest possible durability to its products, so that they don’t make part of the excessive consumption and the large amount of waste on our planet. Maria Maleta believes in a circular economy and the timeless product, thus using leather as the main raw material, used for several decades due to its exclusive characteristics: resistance, durability and quality. The brand uses only the leather coming from the residue of the largest world industry, the Food industry.
Maria Maleta collaborates with Big Blue Ocean Cleanup, an international non-profit organization whose main goals include preventing and cleaning beaches and oceans. When you buy a Maria Maleta product, 3% of your purchase amount goes to Big Blue Ocean Cleanup project.