Inspired by Yamerote Mengistu, the Yami Backpack is as resourceful and worldly as her namesake. A symbol of independent thought and sustainable values, Yami is effortlessly chic. Attentive to detail, the Yami Backpack is crafted by hand to honor traditional techniques in sustainably-sourced and sustainable Ethiopian leather.
An ideal travel companion, Yami’s small straps keep her snug to your back whether you’re biking or museum hopping - we recommend bringing the Passport Wallet along for trips near or far.
Taking our cue from Austin’s vibrant cityscape, our classic Yami palette is updated for Fall 20 with flashes of our new hues: ‘rhubarb’, a juicy red, ‘grenadine’, a tangy orange, and ‘dijon’, an earthy mustard.
Details Everything you need to know.
Artisans Learn about who made this.
A certified B-corporation and a member of the Fair Trade Federation, we are committed to responsible production. Our global network of skilled artisan partners use regionally sourced, natural and sustainable materials to bring our designs to life. Craftsmanship lies at the heart of everything we do, and we are proud to help preserve local crafts in communities around the world.
This piece was hand-cut by our artisan partners in Ethiopia using regionally sourced natural leather and traditional craftsmanship. Based in the capital city of Addis Ababa, we have worked with this women-led studio for nine years. You can read more about our partnership here.
Shipping + Returns Learn more about our policies.
We offer a range of domestic and international shipping and free returns. Choose from standard, expedited, and next day. In addition to this, we offer same day delivery for orders placed in the local Austin area. Processing your order takes 1-2 business days. Once we’ve finished we’ll send you a confirmation email with your tracking number to let you know it’s on its way. It’s that simple.