September 2012

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snapshots

Our Instagram feed this week started off with a shot of one of our designer’s Vintage Revival flap bags in a rich shade of pecan leather. On Tuesday, we took a peek into the brand room and found a quirky vintage leather penguin. A bright and happy Thursday was filled with bouquets of yellow sunflowers. Follow us…

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weekly rewind

There were a lot of random finds on the web this week (seriously, we found a tiny paper orchestra model). Take a look at some of our favorite picks: 1. Artist Marta Altes turns pencil shavings into really fantastic art. 2. Yes, now your house can smell like a campfire. 3. Headphone hangers just right…

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spotlight on: neutrals

If you watched the Emmy’s this past weekend you certainly know that bright colors are having their moment. And while we’re celebrating color ourselves, sometimes it’s a nice break to find the perfect neutral piece that will stand the test of time. Camels and browns look good set against almost anything, but we’re especially loving…

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behind the scenes

We’re just starting to concept a new season and it seems like the decade we’re most inspired by is the ’60s. From runway to street style to home decor, the ’60s influence is everywhere, and we love it! Needless to say we’ve been checking out books left and right from our in-house library. Take a peek at…

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d.i.y. no-sew laptop sleeve

We love the look and feel of leather, but when you’re making a project at home, the idea of sewing through the tough material can be daunting. Today, we have a great example of leathercraft that’s simple enough to appeal to newbies but stylish enough for experts to want to give it a shot as…

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pinning it: forever fall

This past Saturday marked the first official day of fall—now we finally have an excuse to drool over all of those great recipes that require some kind of pumpkin or other cornucopian ingredient.  We’ve already gotten a little head start with our Forever Fall board on Pinterest. From inspiring D.I.Y.’s to seasonal edibles and behind-the-scenes…

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the story of: satchels

Satchels have been around since time immemorial. Originally known as Legionnaire’s Bags, they were carried by Roman infantry and held everything that the mobile soldiers owned. They’ve even been discovered among ancient ruins! Fragments of leather satchel found at Loch Glashan, Scotland. Courtesy of The Glasgow Museum. Despite this long history, it wasn’t until the…

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snapshots

This week we are loving the new product in our stores. Our Instagram feed was full of rich colors from our chambray scarves and Austin bags to graphic watch tins and a rainbow of double wrist wraps. These warm tones are definitely getting us in the mood for the new season. Enjoy the official first day of fall!…

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weekly rewind

We were pinning and bookmarking like crazy this week thanks to all the inspirational stuff on the web. From a glitter-covered candy D.I.Y. to a pig that stole our hearts, here are some of of our favorites this week: 1. More street style fashion outside the London runway shows on Face Hunter. 2. Is it…

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spotlight on: varsity stripes

  Stripes (one of this year’s most wearable fashion trends) are sticking around for fall in a fresh, new way.  We’re loving the way red and navy rugby stripes update the look and give it a classic, athletic feel.  So whether you’re sporting our striped leather wallet or trying out this fun D.I.Y. greeting card,…