We strive to make

amazing things

Ben Thompson is the master craftsman behind the Australian leather accessories label, Charlie Middleton. An accomplished independent Australian designer, Ben combines a wealth of experience with a love of making things, to create custom leather accessories that flawlessly integrate into any existing wardrobe.

Understated, functional and timeless, Charlie Middleton mixes the highest quality of materials and techniques to develop limited-run and bespoke pieces that stand the test of time.

Proudly Australian-owned and operated, each Charlie Middleton item is handmade by Ben and the team in their Bondi workshop, with great care and attention to detail.

Customize your very own


Choose your style of tote, leather colour, choice of handle and hardware colours; Then we will hand-make your tailored tote within 10 business days, and ship it anywhere in the world!

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