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October 2, 2015

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Colored Grain Leather by Norman Vilalta

  I have written about this before but as it always impresses me when I see it I cant help but re-mention the greatness of the patina’d grain leather by Norman Vilalta, found exclusively at Leffot of NYC. Its one of the hardest leathers to work with due to the embossed stamp of the leather and thus a lack of pores. But Norman manages to still get not only an amazing array of colors but […]

March 14, 2014

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Grained Leather Loafers by Septieme Largeur

Good ‘ol grained leather. I knew that it was about to start showing itself more and more and it looks as if Septieme Larguer is ahead of the game as per usual. It is quite impressive how many models they manage to churn out each year, always leaving the rest of us in their dust on the innovative side of things. I too wanted to do a grained loafer, but will now probably wait until […]