In 1986 Alecia Elsasser bought a rugged, oiled leather rucksack in Sri Lanka. Her intrinsic entrepreneurial spirit turned that purchase into what was to become an international leather goods company. Based in Portland, Oregon, Ellington makes bags for people who value authenticity over fleeting fashion trends. Customers who prefer practical quality to designer labels have beaten a path to Ellington's door, because their leather goods convey a sense of the owner's independence and good taste. Ellington Leather Goods is proud of their reputation for distinctive, well-made purses, wallets, briefcases and bags. Traveling with Ellington Leather Goods makes the daily journey easier, whether around the world or around the block.