About Us

Our Story

The heart of Australia is more or less uninhabited. It is one of those final-frontier lands, raw and unspoiled by capitalism. Hundreds of kilometers go by without another human in sight, inhabited only by trees and rocks that are ancient and wise. This land is called the Outback, and it is our namesake.

It is also our inspiration. Gaurav and Neha, co-founders of Outback, visited this vast land in 2016 and were enchanted by it. There was an element of purity to it, of unadulterated honesty. The land was real, it was the provider. It ignited in them the desire to create something that was not only beautiful, but also conscious; conscious of the environment and of people.

Neha was a seasoned leather craftswoman and Gaurav had just put his fintech business to bed. The Indian leather goods market, back in 2016, was polarized into two extremes - on one end, you had luxury brands offering quality products at eye-watering prices, while on the other, you had local, manufacturers selling affordable but poor quality goods often made from faux, petroleum-derived leather sold as leather products. There was demand for products that represented quality and value, but that demand was going unmet.

 

Outback came into existence to meet that demand. Aimed at the quality and value-conscious individuals, Outback designs products that are in line with the themes pervasive in today’s work and social cultures. We are obsessed with values like naturalism and hypermobility. Every facet of our operation uses natural materials as far as possible: our leather is sourced responsibly, all our packaging material is made of recycled paper.

 

Outback’s bottom line is measured in customer satisfaction. We want each and every one of our customers to walk away wholly satiated with their purchase. To that end, we are always ready to go beyond our limits to give you exactly what you want; all our products are customizable through and through, ranging from color and texture to size and personalized embellishments. We take great pride in our work, and that pride is more fulfilling to us than any sales and margin numbers.

 

In 2018, the Outback team expanded to include Akhil Mittal, the founder and CEO of Natural Spring Mineral Water. Together, we continue to strive to create beautiful, sustainable and conscious products that will become an inseparable part of your daily lives. This is our story, and we hope you will be a part of it.

Our Purpose

Millennials are changing the rules of the game. They prefer to work remotely via their laptops, in co-working spaces and communicating through WhatsApp and Slack rather than going to boardrooms and conferences. We want to make responsible, luxury products that meet and exceed their ever-evolving hyper mobile needs. 

Our Values

Customer First
We focus on our customers’ ever-evolving needs and continually expand our product offering while promoting creativity. We are committed to providing you with the best experience possible. If you have a problem, we will do everything in our power to fix it.

Socially Responsible
Whether it is making eco-friendly products or equal pay for equal work, we believe in being a socially responsible enterprise. We strive to leverage our resources and respect them equally. We want to leave this world a better place than we found it.

Never Stop Learning
In order to live a fuller life, we must continually look for ways to improve ourselves. We don't act like we know everything. We are always eager to learn from our everyday interactions and experiences.

Make Your Own Rules
There are no right or wrong answers in life, only choices. So why follow others? We believe in asking questions and finding our own answers.

Our Team

Gaurav Mittal
Co-Founder

Neha Sharma
Co-Founder

Akhil Mittal
Co-Founder

Anant Gupta
Business Development

Divya Rai
Product Development

Mohit Aloria
Social Media