The Otto is a best-seller for a reason. It is roomy with plenty of storage compartments, can be worn across shoulder or toted around by the handles, and comes in the best colorways. This spring, be bold with a pop of Blue Opal, stay toned-back with the Lagoon Stripe Print, or express your fun side with Desert Neon.
Each R.Riveter handbag takes a journey across the country before arriving at your doorstep. Components are crafted by independent military spouses in their homes around the nation, and shipped to R.Riveter's FabShop to be assembled into a one-of-a-kind product.
About our Spring 2021 Emerge Collection
Like anything relating to growth, there’s a natural progression during a transition. There comes a point when it’s time to take a leap and to trust that the work you put in will catch you. Our first step—serenity, has brought us to a place where we are centered and at peace with who we are and where we are going. The next step is to emerge. Emerging can mean so many things from adding onto the things in our lives or completely leaving some things behind. If they don’t serve you, why are you still paying them any mind?
Emerge is defined as “moving out of or away from something and coming into view; to become apparent, important, or prominent.”
The Emerge Collection inspires boldness and wakes you from your complacency. Leave the habits that don’t serve you behind. It’s time to emerge from the old you.
INSPIRATION BEHIND THE NAME
The Otto was named after one of the original Rosie the Riveter’s, Mrs. Elinor Otto. When WWII began and men were pulled away from their jobs to serve their country, Mrs. Otto was one of the nearly 6 million women who went to work to keep the country moving forward. She worked until 2014 when she was laid off when the BOEING Plant shut down operations. She was responsible for working on every single C-17 plane that went through that plant.
The Otto is a special handbag. Not only does it pay homage to an incredible woman who helped pave the way for 21st century working women, it also empowers military spouses today. Each part and piece of the Otto is handcrafted by military spouses across the country, allowing them to earn flexible, mobile income in a transient life with their soldier.
Maintenance of R. Riveter Leather:
We love using real veg tanned leather in our handbags because they just better with age. If you happen to get scratches or water marks, you can usually get the bag looking new again with just a little maintenance.
Please click here to read about how to care for your veg tanned leather.
Canvas Care Suggestions:
When spot cleaning the canvas, we suggest using a brush or sponge with water only to wipe it off soiled area. We do not recommend using anything other than water as it could discolor canvas material.