The Famous Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Leather Weave

Posted by Administrator on 9/19/2012 to Leather Craft
intrecciato leather weavingI am always looking for new leather working techniques and ideas to incorporate into some of our future products.  Having long been a fan of the Bottega Veneta line of leather products,  I spent a little time researching the history of their famous intrecciato weaving techinque that has become such an iconic representation of their brand with the thought that perhaps we could incorporate that weaving technique into some elements of our future products. Here is what I found out about the history and the technique behind the Bottega Veneta intrecciato weave.

Image from Bottega Veneta Men's Leather Bag

An Understated, Elegant Handmade Leather Duffel Bag

Posted by Administrator on 9/13/2012 to Products We Love
basic-rucak-leather-duffel-bagI have always been a big believer in the idea that you can tell the style of a man by the quality of the accessories he carries. While we all have our own styles I prefer accessories that are more understated and elegant. I don't need to advertise a brand label for someone to know I paid a lot of money for an accessory I carry. What matters to me is that my accessories are quality made, elegant in their design, and I prefer items that were made with durability and function at the core of their structure. Recently I ran across a handmade, oil tanned leather duffel bag that really made me sit up and take notice and I wanted to bring it to your attention not only for it's elegance, but also for it's quality, attention to detail, and functionality.    Read More