Inside + outside.

Vyn Utility


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Inside + outside.

At a glance Vyn is:

Handmade from waxed water repellent cotton canvas with:

  • 100% vegan
  • 96% biodegradable
  • Adjustable shoulder strap
  • Phone Pocket
  • Outside approx. (closed) 11 cm (w) x 18 cm (h) x 1.5 cm (d)

Meet ‘Vyn’, a hero of modern life. Vyn isn’t just any bag / phone wallet / cross body, it’s a sleek fusion of style and practicality, made for those who navigate the cityscape with ease and finesse. Born from the intersection of meticulous craftsmanship and innovative design, Vyn is your steadfast companion for all of life’s little moments and grand adventures alike.

And, well… he’s a pocket when you have none.

Imagine traversing the bustling city streets, your stride as rhythmic as the pulsating city life around you. Effortlessly, you reach for your card, phone, or that essential lip balm, each neatly tucked away in Vyn’s intuitively organised compartments. Its sleek silhouette and capacious interior are a testament to modern minimalist design, where simplicity and utility go hand in hand.

Now, picture yourself in a stylish rooftop bar, the city lights playing a captivating symphony of hues against the twilight sky. As the evening unfolds, Vyn stays by your side, a subtle reflection of your refined urbanity and understated style. It’s not just a wallet or a phone carrier; it’s a quiet declaration of your adaptability and discerning taste.

Finally, envision a late-night stop at a food stall, the inviting aromas wafting through the crisp air. As you relish the vibrant culinary scene, Vyn safely secures your essentials, your hands free to enjoy a slice of the city’s gastronomic charm.


It's Aqua, It's Black, It's Blue, It's Green, It's Grey Blue, It's Khaki, It's Orange, It's Pink, It's Yellow


11 litres


400 grams


A design that falls from the pen sounds so romantic, so creative and so much better than the reality that when designing Vyn in early 2023 - our pressing concern was how to make a universal phone wallet that didn't suck. Trials and trials later and Vyn was born. A charismatically simple design that proves perfect in every situation.

Vyn Pouch.

  • It's brilliant
  • No seriously, try it...
  • Phone and wallet combine - like a transformer
  • Shoulder strap

For every style. 

  • Engineered using the same waxed canvas as our backpacks, to last and hold strong.
  • Made with attention to detail and functionality.
  • Strong cotton webbing with metal hardware.
  • Brilliant for travel.

Frequently asked questions.

The outside canvas has a unique water repellant treatment that makes the canvas rain proof. The natural and vegan process the canvas undertakes is ideal for all normal weather and conditions, it can also be further treated with Cora + Spink wax finishes. Over time the canvas will need to be topped up if you're outdoors lots. Please get in touch if you need more information.
We accept returns within 30 days where the product has not been used and is returned to us in the same condition (so we can sell it) as it arrived. This includes all straps, buckles, packaging, labels and other supplemental items included in the original sale. Please contact us directly to authorise and obtain a returns address. Full refund/returns policy is available here.
All C + S products are made by hand using natural materials. They are strong and robust, but do require care and attention to ensure they have a long and fulfilling life. We recommend removing mud and stains with a stiff brush, you can then use a damp cloth to gently remove any unwanted marks. Due to the nature of the material finish, you may encounter fading of the canvas - this is to be expected. Don't use harsh chemicals, and do not wash in a washing machine. Specialist cleaners can help - if you have a particularly difficult stain please contact us directly, and we will do our best to advise.
Short answer, absolutely yes. No animal products or by products are used in the production of the backpacks, this includes but is not limited to the glues and treatments, the inks, dyes and the waxes... the working environment where all the backpacks are made is exclusively used only for Core + Spink products, meaning we control all elements of production.

What others are saying.

When the Royal Mail made an absolute dogs dinner of delivery Cora & Spink were incredibly quick to sort it out so 10/10 for customer service.The backpack is good looking, strong & well-made. Partner was very chuffed with her xmas present.


via Google.

Excellent bags and fantastic customer service. Would highly recommend.


via Google.

Found Cora + Spink through a friend who owns a shop in Bath - waited a few weeks for the Aqua Green to come back into stock, but have been obsessed ever since. Reading the reviews I think they are right that this really is the perfect company and bag. Every pocket, every stitch feels good. And it's still vegan! What's not to love.


via Messenger.

A micro wardrobe all equipped answering exactly single one of my daily need. Need a pocket... got 10 of them.You can lay it flat like a luggage and fill it of treasures ! I have It in green... goes with my eyes! Happy purchase!


via Email.

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Travel with Cora + Spink.

We found doughnuts. Day out with @matoutea being tourists in #oxford - watching the new students arrive, dodging bikes and sitting on the top of the bus. #dayout #vyn #food #backpack
Dragging @tales_from_the_moustache away from the #bullring to prance about up the middle of the street with a Poly Bag. All in a day's work. "Should" be some left in store and online... #backpack #dave #leamington #regency #architecture #photography
So we found ourselves on a boat on the River Avon having a BBQ in a thunder storm outside the #royalshakespearcompany #rsc #stratford #boating #thunder
When you experience nearly every season in a week... From Ireland, France, Cornwall to Wales... #backpack #travel #rain #sun #hail
Just received first samples of our new Its Navy canvas complete with a new finish applied. Different colours and different batches of canvas during the year have quite different or varying "handles", we love this change as it reflects the true nature of a natural material. But this doesn't stop us from fiddling. Here we were experimenting with a stiffener that we can apply to give the canvas a slightly different feel, unfortunately it appears the effect has affected the waterproofing... These at home tests are great for seeing immediately how the canvas may perform... #test #canvas #byhand #waterproof #backpack #waxed
When a "let's pop to Bristol" happens and you find the covered markets. Frankie #1 - a versatile fella. #market #model #photoshoot
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