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Marco Lazzaroni

  • Leatherworker
  • Mendrisio, Switzerland
  • Rising Star
Marco Lazzaroni Leatherworker
Italian, English
Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00
+41 793820029
©Nicolas Augsburger Rossi

A sustainable Swiss approach

  • • Marco is fully self-taught
  • • He creates timeless products
  • • His production is ethical and sustainable

In 2015 Marco Lazzaroni decided to quit his job in accounting to focus on his new passion: handcrafted leather goods. He didn’t go into training, nor did he ask a master artisan to teach him his skills: he simply watched internet tutorials, read a lot, brought the right tools, turned his living room into an atelier and set off. A few years before Marco had launched a small fashion brand, but he had soon grown tired of the extenuating rhythm of the fashion world, and of the hyper-consumerism that comes with it. He wanted to create something unique, something that could last forever and could accompany an individual throughout the stages of life. Today Marco, with his brand VICUS, is a proud member of the Swiss Craftsmanship Federation.

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Amicus backpack - tumbled

This backpack, the brother of the regular Amicus bag, is made using two kinds of leather. The front body part is made using a tumbled grain leather with a soft touch and the rest is made with Marco Lazzaroni’s classic Buttero vegetable tanned leather. The front flap locks securely with a solid brass buckle. The regular size features a laptop sleeve where you can fit a screen of up to 15 inches. It also features an interior pocket to fit your phone and wallet or other small items.

Length 16 cm
Width 30 cm
Height 40 cm

Photo: ©Vicus Atelier
Mair' tote bag vertical

This tote bag is handcrafted from vegetable tanned leather from Tuscany certified by Consorzio Vera Pelle Italiana Conciata al Vegetale. The bag, elegant yet practical, has plenty of space for your everyday essentials, books, grocery shopping and more. Carry it by hand or shoulder with the adjustable and detachable cross-body strap. The bag that can hold a 15-inch laptop also features a discreet inside pocket for small items.

Length 12 cm
Width 30 cm
Height 38 cm

Photo: ©Vicus Atelier
Acuzio backpack

This backpack with a traditional shape features a central compartment where you can fit all your needs for the day, a laptop sleeve for a 13-inch screen. It also has a front pocket to quickly store essentials. The front flap locks securely with a solid brass buckle. The bag and its adjustable shoulder strap are handcrafted from vegetable tanned leather from Tuscany certified by Consorzio Vera Pelle Italiana Conciata al Vegetale.

Length 10 cm
Width 25 cm
Height 35 cm

Photo: ©Vicus Atelier
Luna' crossbody

The LUNA cross-body is designed with a modern and dynamic woman in mind. Beautiful and classic shape. Featuring an extended zipper to offer the best access to the bag. This cross-body bag is ideal to carry anything you might need during the day as during your night out. Internal pocket fitting your phone as well as removable and adjustable cross-body strap.

Photo: ©Vicus Atelier
Lulia briefcase

Minimalistic, elegant, and versatile, this bag can be carried during the day like a business bag, during casual lunch or special dinner dates. It has enough space to serve both as an everyday carrying handbag and briefcase. It can hold a laptop with a 15-inch screen. The interior features the main compartment, two large pockets useful to separate your documents, and a big pocket for small items. The hard-wearing and adjustable strap allow you to wear it as a shoulder bag or a crossbody.

Length 10 cm
Width 42 cm
Height 30 cm

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