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March 11, 2019

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LONDON SUPER TRUNK SHOW 2019 – PARTNER: J.HOPENSTAND

Our other partner for the 2019 London Super Trunk Show is Swiss leather goods maker J.Hopenstand J. Hopenstand was started by the leather craftsman Jacques Hopenstand in Paris in 1925. The company was later moved to Switzerland by his grandchildren and is today based in Lausanne. J. Hopenstand is most famous for their very exclusive double-sided belts, which have cleverly designed buckles making them possible to use with both sides facing outwards. With a huge […]

October 31, 2018

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Museum Calf Belts

Finding a belt that matches can be tricky for certain leathers. Which often leaves certain individuals in quite a predicament for their waist-wear. When Museum Calf started becoming all of the rage in the shoe industry finding a belt to match was next to impossoble. Now that most makers offer this type of leather it is not so uncommon to find a belt to match. But getting all of the shades on offer is still […]

December 16, 2016

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J.FitzPatrick Launches Belt Collection

  The time has arrived for us to launch our new J.FitzPatrick belt collection! We have been working hard recently to bring this new and exciting product launch to our collection. What better way to celebrate a pair of our shoes than to add a matching or complementing belt. The new belts are made in Spain (like our shoes) by skilled artisans who use some of the same leather as on a selection of our shoes, […]