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Three Belts Every Man Needs

When it comes to belts, does one size really fit all?  If you are a man who likes to keep things simple, you may own one go-to belt. You bought it years ago, it’s comfortable, safe, and goes with everything…right? Or perhaps you are a guy whose wardrobe buckles under the weight of countless outfit options. Owning a belt for every outfit is not a practical solution either. What, then, is the perfect number?  We have narrowed down the essentials to three belts every man needs. Three belts to cover every social situation, from the office Christmas party to frisbee on the beach, without compromising on your look or your wallet. An investment in three quality belts that you love...

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Leather accessories for your summer travels

Are you looking to upgrade your look with some unique accessories for your summer travels? Why not invest in some beautifully handcrafted, timeless leather accessories to instantly transform your holiday style.  Our leather accessories are designed and made for longevity. We don’t buy into the world of fast fashion. We’re into creating beautiful products that last and don’t need replacing. Products you can pass on to your children and their children.  For inspiration, look no further than some of these leather accessories that can travel with you, and then grow old with you.  Oak Bark Keychain Keep your keys safe while travelling! This tastefully created leather accessory is a practical must-have. If you’re not a fan of a keychain hanging...

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8 UK Artisan Brands We Love

With the fight against fast fashion rapidly gaining traction amongst consumers, more and more people are seeking clothing and accessories that value individuality, sustainability and durability. Cue the rise of the artisan brand. But what exactly is artisanal fashion? A quick internet search will tell you that an artisan is a “skilled manual worker who makes items that may be functional or decorative”. In that vein, when you choose to invest in an artisanal fashion product, you’re not just investing in a piece of fabric. Instead, you’re investing in a work of art. You’re honouring skills that have been honed with hours of practice and dedication. You’re actively taking part in the fight against fast fashion. Colville Leather and artisanal...

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Leather accessories for your hard-to-buy-for Valentine

The most romantic day of the year will soon be upon us, which means the search is on for the ultimate token of affection. We know that the quest for the perfect present can be rather tricky, especially if you’ve got a hard-to-buy-for Valentine to please. Here at Colville Leather, we think the timeless appeal of handmade leather accessories makes them perfect Valentine’s Day gifts. We’ve rounded up four of our favourite Colville Leather Valentine's gifts that your other half will simply adore - let’s take a look. Why choose a handmade leather gift for your Valentine? Genuine handmade leather accessories are synonymous with exquisite quality and enduring style. Their authentic charm and sophistication is truly timeless. A handmade leather...

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Handmade ethical Christmas gift ideas for men

The festive season is now in full swing, but amongst all the parties, novelty jumpers and decorations, there’s the often challenging task of present-buying. And for many of us, buying Christmas gifts for men can prove particularly tricky. Fear not though, as here at Colville Leather we’re tackling this common Christmas conundrum with a round-up some of our favourite handmade ethical gift ideas for men ... 

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