"The first time I saw this bag in Paris, I couldn't stop thinking about it.  It haunted me.  Since owning it I have used it around town and while traveling.  It's become my favorite leather vest, my favorite carry-on item and one of the most talked about articles I own.  I know you'll love it as much as I do."

                                                                 -Tamra, owner, Sole by One Hip Chic



From the maker:

"Manta is much more than a backpack:
when you wear it like a vest, It embraces you with its soft neck that changes according to the position of the magnetic button, Inside It hides two pockets and the central opening that reveal his backpack function.
Folded, It becomes a shoulder bag revealing another soul that I love.

Light manta is made of unlined leather.

Definitely, there are some kinds of bags that exite me, for the strong character and versatility, Manta is among these for sure.

The side pockets are very convenient for the objects that we want to keep more close at hand and the central pocket is perfect for holding lots of things."


Dimensions: L 15.75 in x H 23 in


  • Based in Italy, designer, Irene Ferara, translates her simple ideas into objects that are to be owned, used and savored each time. Each project is a search for a unique identity that marries the material chosen with its purpose; and where the final shape tells a story that begins in its design and ends with an object that stirs emotions.