BEDI Studios

CHE Backpack, Upcycled Leather

$397.00 CAD
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Handmade in Canada. The CHE elevated backpack has everything you need to go from office to adventure. Made with luxury upcycled Italian leather, this bag is perfect for those who want the sleek, professional look of a leather briefcase, without the back strain. Wear it as a backpack for your commute, and then carry it by the side handle for the look of a briefcase.

The CHE has two exterior zipper compartments, one interior zip pocket, both side and top grab handles, a trolley sleeve, and a padded interior laptop compartment (fits up to a 15" laptop).

Please note: as this bag is crafted from upcycled leather, each piece will be unique in terms of texture

The CHE backpack is also available in four colours of Econyl® here

Color: Black

- Adjustable straps
- Two grab handles- one on the side, and one on the back near the top (doubles as a trolley sleeve)
- Interior laptop compartment (fits up to 15" laptop)
- Trolley sleeve for easy travel
- Two exterior zip pockets
- One interior zipper pocket
- Interior D ring for easy access to keys
- Appx 13" length x 15.5" high x 5" width


75% genuine leather, upcycled from car seats, airplane seats, and furniture that was destined for landfill

7% Straps made from upcycled seatbelts from the automotive and aviation industries in Canada

2% YKK® Heavy-duty VISLON Zippers, now made with recycled materials

10% REPREVE® twill lining, made from polyester waste

5% Signature hardware detail made from Quebec aluminum

1% Signature rubber patch detail

*All vegan materials

Named For

Che Guevara, revolutionary and physician, global countercultural symbol of rebellion

Lifetime Guarantee

We offer a lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects on our bags and wallets.

You may at any time trade in your product to our Last Beyond You Program for a 25% credit towards any new purchase.

Color: Black

Product information

Canada & the US

We offer free shipping on orders over $100 in Canada and the U.S.A. 

Shipping rates on orders below $100:
- $9 for Canada (Canada Post Expedited)
- $15 for the U.S.A. (DHL Express)

EU & UK 

Shipping rates on items below $100 value:
- $27 for E.U. (DHL Express)
- $27 for the U.K. (DHL Express)

Applicable taxes and duties are extra. 

We are only able to offer shipping within North America and to Europe at this time.


All return/exchange requests must be made within 45 days of receiving your order. Please email so we may assist you with the return process. Include your order number, the name of the item you wish to return and the reason for your return.

We will send instructions along with our warehouse address either in Canada or the U.S.A., depending on customer location. Return shipping is at the expense of the customer.

Once we receive the returned item(s), we will then process refunds/exchanges accordingly. We reserve the right to refuse refunds/exchanges if the item is damaged or soiled.

Wipe down with a mildly damped cloth or wipe. For stubborn stains, we recommend spot cleaning with a gentle cleaner (preferably biodegradable) and warm water. Always test cleaners first in an inconspicuous location such as a corner at the back of the bag.

Tip: Use upcycled wiping cloths, cut from old sheets and towels.
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Made in Canada

Ethically and carefully crafted in small batches in Canada, to ensure the highest quality

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Made From Recycled Materials

Made from salvaged seatbelts, and salvaged leather from the automotive and aviation industries

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Italian Leather

Our gorgeous leather is upcycled from Italy, and given new life in our bags and keychains.


The CHE backpack can be worn as a traditional backpack, or can be carried briefcase-style when the occasion requires.

Zip With Confidence

All our bags are made with durable zippers from the YKK Montreal manufacturing plant. We are so confident in the durability of our zippers that we offer a lifetime guarantee on our bags and outerwear.

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Made From Upcycled Italian Leather

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CHE Backpack, Upcycled Leather

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