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The 10 Best Men's leather accessories

Gents can add a touch of class and luxury to their work-a-day wardrobe this season with accents of long-lasting leather

1. Coin wallet

£155, Balenciaga, matchesfashion.com

This lambskin leather coin wallet has a zip fastening and a silver chain key ring attached to it, so you can also keep your keys safe.

2. Shoes

£360, AMI, mrporter.com

This pair of wingtip brogues comes in a pleasing brown and navy leather combination, with a brown wooden sole. Ideal to pair with your favourite jeans.

3. Shoes

£110, Banana Republic, bananarepublic.co.uk

Tan leather shoes are the workhorse of your wardrobe. The simple lines and fuss-free finish works well with a suit or chinos.

4. Sailor bag

£340, APC, apc.fr

The duffel bag is a useful alternative to the trusty rucksack and this navy blue leather sailor bag from French label APC is the epitome of Gallic style.

5. Satchel

£456, Ally Capellino, allycapellino.com

With the satchel experiencing a renaissance, the use of colour is a good way to give this sky blue leather bag some extra punch.

6. iPad cover

£85, Reiss, reissonline.com

What better way to keep your iPad protected than with this leather case from Reiss? The simple design in bottle green leather is subtly embossed with an "R".

7. Gloves

£45, Cos, cosstores.com

The back of these gloves may be made from wool but the palms are cut from soft leather, affording the wearer the best of both worlds.

8. Wash bag

£35, Marks and Spencer, marksandspencer.com

Wash bags usually come in nylon, so why not house your toiletries in something a little more luxe such as this brown leather one?

9. Belt

£35, Ted Baker, tedbaker.com

The embossed pattern detail on this tan leather belt has a slight Navajo inspiration to it which gives it the edge over its plainer competition.

10. Note book

£80, Paul Smith, harveynichols.com

For those who think that their private thoughts should be jotted down for posterity, a leather- bound notebook is just the thing.