Threadless and Glueless, PACT Products Are Like Luxurious Leather Origami.

Pact leather goods

Beautifully crafted without any stitching, hardware or glue, PACT leather goods; wallets, satchels, tablet sleeves and portfolios are made of premium tanned-leather that is folded and durably woven together. Hand-crafted in Spokane, WA, the collection ages beautifully and is guaranteed for life. Read more

They’re Gorgeous. They’re Gucci. And They Cost About $50,000 Each.

Gucci Trunks IIHIH

Often when one thinks of luxury travel trunks, Louis Vuitton’s iconic monogrammed steamer trunks come to mind. But Gucci’s new Guccisima Leather Shoe Trunk and the Diamante Lux Leather Gucci Heritage Travel Trunk are stunning examples of another high-end option for travel. Read more

Berluti and Victoire Cycles Create A Beautiful Bike With Elegant Leather Accessories.

Berluti and Victoire Cycles

Berluti, the LVMH owned luxury shoe brand, has partnered with French bicycle-makers Cycles Victoire to create the ultimate ride for the modern urban gentleman, a unique tribute to the historical connections between the House and the world of sports. Read more

A Look At Jay Z’s Exclusive Holiday Collection for Barneys, 100% Of Which Benefits Charity.

A New York Holiday” is an unprecedented collaboration between Barneys New York and Mr. Shawn Corey Carter – aka Jay Z. They have partnered with some of the most prestigious fashion houses in the world — Balenciaga, Balmain, Lanvin, The Elder Statesman, En Noir, Hoorsenbuhs, Hublot, Just Don, Lanvin, Moncler, Proenza Schouler, Rick Owens, Roc Nation, Stutterheim, T. Anthony, Acne Studios, and Cutler & Gross — to create exclusive, limited edition products inspired by New York City in a color palette of black, white, gold and silver with many featuring Barney’s Holiday Emblem (a stylized Maltese cross). Read more

Leather Animals In A Paper Jungle For Hermès Window Installation.

hermes leather jungle animals for window installation

For its 13th Carte Blanche, the Hermès store at Hong Kong International Airport is exhibiting a piece by French artists Zim and Zou,’The Eternal Jungle’, which is an invitation into the wild. Read more

Elegant Designer Travel Accessories for Scooters and Bicycles By JJ Scholl.


Stylist and blogger, JJ Scholl, has created a beautiful line of classic and vintage-looking accessories for scooters and bicycles inspired by the jet-set lifestyle of her great uncle, Dr. Scholl (yes, THAT Dr. Scholl – the foot care guru who was, himself, an adventure traveler).

Classic Americana heritage reinvented for the modern traveler, her designer scooter accessories are for wanderlust spirits and refined commuters. With two pieces in the collection thus far, she has captured the luxury of old world travel combined with the tasteful design of modern stylish accessories.

Rive Gauche case:

above and below: 14 x 10 x 10 inch 
interior, laptop and smartphone storage, universal fastening straps adheres to any scooter or electric bike, some cruisers $380 USD

Serengeti case:

above and below: 14 x 10 x 10 inch 
interior, laptop and smartphone storage, universal fastening straps adheres to any scooter or electric bike, some cruisers $380 USD

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Speak Softly and Carry a Vlieger & Vandam Bag. The 2012 Guardian Angel Collection.

Vlieger and Vandam Guardian Angel Collection

I stumbled upon the amazing weapon embossed Vlieger and Vandam Guardian Angel Collection of bags back in 2005 when they were made of felted wool. The brand and their collection has grown and become more sophisticated in the past few years. Read more

Louis Vuitton Creatures Made Of Small Leather Goods By Billie Achilleos.

Louis Vuitton Creatures Made Of Small Leather Goods By Billie Achilleos

Recently, Louis Vuitton tapped Chameleon Visual the incredibly talented propmaker/puppeteer/artist Billie “Fingers” Achilleos for a second time*. In this instance, it was to create four bespoke animals made from small leather goods for their Autumn Winter Press event, which was held in Paris this week. Read more