Brand Spotlight: S.T. Dupont

Brand Spotlight: S.T. Dupont

Merging luxury and functionality, renowned French designer S.T. Dupont is known for crafting exquisite pieces. Inspired by a simple philosophy, the S.T. Dupont collection reflects the French elegance of “l’art de vivre,” or “the art of living well.” With over 145 years of experience, their exceptionally made, quality items include high-end writing tools with handmade nibs, lighters, and leather accessories. Founded by Simon Tussot Dupont in 1872, an inventor and photographer to Napoleon III, the company was initially a luggage…

Brand Spotlight: The Bridge

Brand Spotlight: The Bridge

Mixing modern style with a bohemian resolve, The Bridge’s collection is elegant and timeless. Founded in Florence, Italy, in 1969, the collection serves to reflect the Tuscan way of life. Crafting men’s, women’s, and home pieces, The Bridge offers distinct leather accessories for every occasion. The Bridge uses vegetable tanned cowhide leather, with eco-friendly processing, to achieve rich colour and patinas that are enhanced with use, giving each piece their own signature look. Each unique item is handcrafted by local…

Ruitertassen Bags: Designing Perfection

Ruitertassen Bags: Designing Perfection

Synonymous with quality and longevity, a Ruitertassen is the bag of choice for professionals. Established by Jacob de Ruiter of Belgium in 1925, and initially designed for teachers, Ruitertassen bags cater to professionals of all ages who seek functionality and efficiency over fashion. The company’s “Buy it for Life” philosophy ensures classic pieces are crafted to perfection and endure every day wear-and-tear. The making of the bag The care and precision that goes into making a Ruitertassen bag is like…

Product Spotlight: J.W. Hulme Co. Dopp Style Travel Kit

Product Spotlight: J.W. Hulme Co. Dopp Style Travel Kit

Each J.W. Hulme Co. Graystone Canvas Dopp Style Travel Kit is a masterpiece of canvas and leather. Already tough and durable, the Graystone canvas used in its construction is waxed to lend it additional protection. Over time, the wax rises to the surface, creating a pattern of shades and streaks unique to each piece. In contrast, the leather of the travel kit bag is distressed to enhance its appearance without compromising its strength. Combined, these elements lend this product an antique…

Product Spotlight: J.W. Hulme Co. Portage Overnight Briefcase LE

Product Spotlight: J.W. Hulme Co. Portage Overnight Briefcase LE

Designed for experienced travelers, the Limited Edition J.W. Hulme Co. Overnight Briefcase in Portage is a superb example of travel bags for men. Each leather briefcase is handmade using brass, comfortable lining, unbreakable thread, and top grain leathers. Possessing multiple compartments that can be secured using attached zippers, this product has no shortage of the storage space needed to hold business documents and a change of clothes for professional men heading out on overnight trips. Although its founder started out…

Vacchetta leather care: well worth the effort

Vacchetta leather care: well worth the effort

Vacchetta leather is one of the most exquisite and desirable leathers available. Its rich, honey-gold color and soft, buttery texture speak of elegance and style. Vacchetta leather is chosen from the finest part of the cowhide. It is tanned using vegetable dyes, which lend it the smooth texture that is its signature. The lovely golden color deepens over time by absorbing sunlight, so the more it is used, the more beautiful it becomes. Normally in the finishing stage of leather…

Bridle Leather Care Made Easy

Bridle Leather Care Made Easy

Bridle leather is made from steer hides that have been painstakingly hand colored with vegetable dyes using waxes and tallow. These environmentally friendly dyes produce rich colors with an even consistency and attractive natural glow. Bridle leather is a heavy leather that is known for its quality. It has a stiff feel when new, but it develops a lovely soft texture with use. With care and maintenance, products made from bridle leather will maintain their durability and bring you years…

The Golden Head Colorado Collection of Leather Accessories: Rocky Mountain Majesty Meets European Design

The Golden Head Colorado Collection of Leather Accessories: Rocky Mountain Majesty Meets European Design

Luminous colors: glowing bronze, richly wine-hued purples deepening into softly silky sable and obsidian. The stunning natural palette of the Colorado Rockies inspires a rugged yet elegant collection of fine leather accessories for discerning men everywhere from Golden Head, German leather-crafting artists and experts. Distinctively grained and precisely designed, the Colorado Collection creates a connection between the untamed beauty of the wide open spaces and precipitous heights of the Rockies and the luscious and lithesome leathers of Golden Head.