Mulberry gifted US President Barrack Obama and his fellow attendees at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland with monogrammed leather bags. Downing Street has chosen Mulberry to provide the gifts for the leaders.
Brown Matthew bags from the brand’s Fall 2013 collection are reportedly given to President Obama, French President Francois Hollande, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta andCanadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
While the only female who attended the summit, German’s Chancellor Angela Merkel received a black Picadilly travel bag.
The Mulberry Picadilly Natural Leather Bag retails for $2,300.00 (USD). It has a Postman’s lock closure with lots of internal pockets. It also includes a belt strap inside to allow widening for more space. The large holdall bag can be hand carried or worn over the shoulder and measures 13 ½” H x 19 ¾” W x 8 ¾” D.
The Mulberry Matthew 24 Hour Bag is a briefcase and overnight bag. It will retail for £1,600.00 ($2,465.99 (USD)). It will be released to the public in a few weeks. Initials of each leaders have been stamped on the luggage tag included in the bag.