From household name to near-bankruptcy, and back again: Singapore’s Tocco Toscano bags a new generation

Innovating through the decades, home-grown leather goods brand Tocco Toscano has vegan options including its Iduna Collection of apple leather bags. PHOTO: TOCCO TOSCANO
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SINGAPORE – You do not have to look far for a well-priced, quality leather bag. Singapore has its own contender for an alternative luxury brand – leather goods label Tocco Toscano.

Founded by Singaporean James Lor, 67, and helmed today by his son Joseph, the brand has a chic line-up of practical yet stylish handbags and work totes, many of which boast a crowd-winning concept of having sewn-in compartments for necessities.

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