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The Stanley Bag


The Stanley Bag is a limited collection, handcrafted in small number to celebrate the life of a remarkable woman, Angela Stanley. The Stanley offers you the unique opportunity to put your own stamp on it making it an ideal investment piece. The Stanley bags photographed here are numbers one, two & three of this limited-edtion luxry bag collection. Uniquely constructed in hightest grade green Alligator, Leather & Python, featuring our signature hardware double bathed in Palladium, Gun Metal Grey & Rose Gold.


The Stanley can be handcrafted in any material and size of your choosing. It’s unique frame opens to reveal a spacious interior that can be fully customised. Our concierge team will work with you to guide you on size, the materials of your preference and the availabilty of our mastercraftsman to make this unique bag for you or someone special. For the current production availability of The Stanley Bag please contact us below, and our concierge team will be delighted to help.


Once the handcrafted process is completed and our master craftsman has signed the Stanley it will arrive by your side in our signature Gladstn London recyclable packaging. For the UK it is delivered free. For those who would like their Stanley delivered outside of the UK no UK VAT is payable, delivery is free subject to any duties being paid locally at the time of delivery. 

Size: H37cm, W43cm, D22cm, Weight 2.7kg

Prices start from: £5,000

The Story

The Stanley Bag

Each year we handcraft a small number of fully customisable, limited edition luxury bags inspired by someone or something that really matters to us. The Stanley Bag celebrates the life of a remarkable woman, Angela Stanley. A wife, mother, businesswoman and charity worker whose love of fashion so greatly inspired Gladstn London.

The Stanley bag can be made in any size and materials of your choosing. If you would like to find out more, please enquire above, and our concierge team will be delighted to help.

Understated British luxury

As an independent British luxury brand voted Luxury Luggage Brand of the Year 2024, we take our inspiration from the iconic Gladstone bag and Britian’s rich heritage of leather craftsmanship. We have three simple brand principles; Everyday Journeys; Uncompromising Craftsmanship; Stylish Adventure.


We are proud to be a multi-award winning luxury brand, including being voted Luxury Luggage Brand of the Year 2024 by Corporate LiveWire. Our beautiful bags continue to receive international media coverage. You can find full details of our awards here:

We are proud to have established a reputation for distinctive bags. Whether it’s simply wanting to fully customize one our limited-edition designs, creating one of our bags in a special finish or material or having your very own design, our bespoke team will work with you to bring your dream bag to life. Booking an appointment with us is easy ( and the team are here to help bring your ideas to life.

While our Everyday Friends collection is available to purchase and ship immediately, our team of Artisans meticulously hand craft your bag from scratch to your specification, this process usually takes 8 to ten weeks.

Creating a Limited Edition or Bespoke bag is tailored to bring to life your ideas and becomes exclusive to you, making it truly one of a kind. Your unique touch is what makes it special.

After we have worked with you to create your unique design, we take a 50% deposit to begin the production process. Once your bag has been stamped with our hallmark and signed out by the Master Craftsman, our team will contact you to arrange complimentary shipping. The remaining balance is due then.

We accept all major debit and credit cards including Visa, Mastercard, American Express as well as PayPal. For Limited Edition & Bespoke orders, payments are made by secure payment link. We do not accept payment in cash.

If you’re based in the UK VAT (currently 20%) is included in the price you’ll see displayed on our website.  If you’re outside of the UK the price you’ll see displayed on our website excludes UK VAT. We currently pay any local duties and taxes for orders shipped to the USA, Canada & Europe. Local taxes and duties may be applicable in other locations.

We want you to love and enjoy your Gladstn London bag. We provide a two-year warranty for purchases from our website Beyond this period, we will make every effort to repair your loved piece. Some repairs may incur a charge.

To ensure authenticity every one of our bags is subtlety and elegantly hand stamped with the Gladstn London hallmark. The three icons – our initials GL, the Gryphon which symbolizes London, and 15, the year of our establishment. This marque authenticates our bags and is our signature of uncompromising craftsmanship and enduring quality.

Our concierge team are available via our website, directly at or via WhatsApp. The team are here to help with any questions you have, for personalized assistance and styling advice to help choose the right bag or simply to book an appointment with us.

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