Ghurka, the leather goods firm with a bagful of British colonial flair, is one of our favorite brands, the perfect adjunct to stylish road trips.

In this clip, Ghurka founder Marley Hodgson gives the history of the No. 2 Express, the original Ghurka bag – one which we’ve slung into a vintage Ferrari and found more than equal to the task.

The design of the bag hasn’t been changed since Ghurka gave birth to it in the ’70s.

For good reason, as you can see…