- Buyer's Guide
Week In Review ~ 27 November
Beautiful leather wallets for your pocket EDC, a slick collab between Vans and Brooks, and a carry series inspired by blue. Discover more in our Week In Review…
A new journey for upcycled truck tarps
Collecting and selecting truck tarps to craft FREITAG’s distinct bags is a big task in and of itself. But the Swiss brand are going one step further with the FREITAG TRUE BLUE Special Selection. The series features six models made from strictly selected all-blue flatbed and ultra-transit truck tarps. Complementing the blue tarp are gold-colored zips, logos and hooks. Covering a range of EDC needs, the series includes a backpack, tote, double pouch, wallet, small pouch and keyholder.
Hitting the streets with Brooks and Vans
Brooks England’s 150th anniversary. Vans’ 50th anniversary. Both significant milestones for the brands – and they’re celebrating them in style with a limited edition Brooks x Vault by Vans collaboration. The second collaboration between the brands, it includes the Barbican Shoulder Bag, Swift Brooks Saddle, TH OG Sk8-Hi LX and TH OG Classic Slip-On LX. Each piece features laser-etched artwork from designer Taka Hayashi, and is available from 3 December at select stockists around the world.
From the gym to weekend getaways
Part gym bag, part getaway bag, the Hathaway Duffel stems from a collaboration between athletic apparel brand OLIVERS and bag makers Jack + Mulligan. The duffel is constructed with 18 oz. water-repellent duck canvas, vegetable-tanned leather accents, and stainless steel hardware. It can be carried with grab handles or a removable shoulder strap and is versatile enough for hauling your gym gear, weekend essentials or day-to-day supplies.
Slim carry for coins, cards and cash
Most bifolds handle cards and cash with ease. But coins are often left to jingle around annoyingly in your pocket. The Arkin Colston Bi-Fold Coin Wallet offers an elegant solution, storing cards, cash and coins in a slim form that won’t bulk up your pocket. Handmade in Wiltshire, England, the Colston is crafted from vegetable-tanned leather in a variety of colorways and is available to pre-order now.
Protecting pocket essentials in style
If you don’t need to carry coins and are on the hunt for a hard-wearing wallet, this handsome piece from Bexar Goods Co. will sort out your pocket essentials in style. The Vertical Card Wallet provides four pockets for cards, as well as two stash pockets for cash or receipts. Available with or without a solid brass money clip on the rear, the wallet is handcrafted in Texas using durable vegetable-tanned leather.