• Vintage leather rolltop backpack


    On motorcycle with the leather backpack.
    A certain idea of freedom...

  • Leather vintage punching bag


    Leather punching bag signed JW&S.
    Recreate the authentic atmosphere of the original fight clubs.

  • Cartables & Porte-documents


    John Woodbridge has selected 8 premium leather colors for his
    classic satchels, with or without extendable gusset. To choose from :
    whiskey, papaya, chocolate, black, navy blue, red vermilion, olive or pine green.

  • Ballons de football vintage


    The leather balls of the first editions of the World Cup.
    Historic and iconic.

  • Made in Paris


    Satchels, messengers, travel bags, belts or wallets are made in Paris
    in the traditional JW&S workshop located in the East of French capital.
    Quality, know-how and authenticity.

  • Vintage rugby ball 1940s


    Classic leather rugby ball made as in the 1940's.
    Handcrafted according the "Woodbridge" know-how.

Sports & Travels

  • John Woodbridge & Sons Makers is a French brand founded by an enthusiast of old sporting objects, travels and meetings. Inspired by the manufacturing methods and the "Woodbridge savoir-faire", in collaboration with the grandson of John Woodbridge, an English manufacturer of sporting goods from the 1930s to the 1950s, JW&S launched in 2004 its first vintage leather football and rugby reissues handcrafted respecting traditional techniques, before extending the line to other sports such as boxing, basketball or baseball. From this love for well-made things was born a range of bags with an elegant look and irreproachable quality, made in Paris according to a unique craftsmanship.

  • John Woodbridge reissues leather sports balls from old models that have been pioneered by modern sport. The footballs are inspired by the models of the first World Cups. Rugby, but also basketball, american football or handball are handcrafted to recreate the golden age of collective sports practiced in the early twentieth century. Retro styled boxing gloves and leather punching bag as boxing items are remaking the unique atmosphere of the old fighting rooms. Handmade objects in the respect of ancient know-how and inspired by the authentic noble art.

    JW&S guarantees the quality of a 100% Parisian manufacture with leather rigorously selected for its sports and travel bags, school bags in classic style and impeccable line and accessories of small leather goods. Manufactured in its artisan workshop, one of the last of the capital still in activity, they are the fruit of a unique know-how, products of the authentic leather craftsmanship.

Latest News

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  • 15novembre 2018

    La Montgolfière Social Sports Club

    John Woodbridge supplies La Montgolfière in Paris with his punching bags and medicine balls, a 2000 m² gym that functions as a social club in a modern,...

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  • 15octobre 2018

    Raw material and pattern cutters

    Using a unique know-how, born of 100 years of mastery of leather goods in Paris, John Woodbridge celebrates the time of the growth of leather work in France...

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  • 24septembre 2018

    Steve McQueen to the punching bag

    Icon of the 1960s and '70s, Steve McQueen practices boxing at the punching bag to train between shots and maintain his fitness at the Paramount gym in...

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