1. London’s evolving skyline has preserved richly historic buildings while embracing bold modern structures. Reflecting this, the understated design of HANSON OF LONDON’s debut collection is underpinned by rigid structural qualities and traditional craftsmanship. The collection’s curved silhouette is formed by cutting expansive leather panels from a single hide, a refined technique rarely seen today.

    From a studio-workshop in East London, each handbag is created in-house by a single craftsperson using a range of traditional methods including labour intensive edge burnishing and exquisite hand-stitching skills. These ensure a more durable bind than can ever be achieved by a machine. The interior is luxuriously lined with HANSON OF LONDON’s signature racing green goat suede, which along with the restrained use of solid brass hardware will appeal to a discerning individual.

    Personalised lettering can be added, with made-to-order designs requiring days to create.
    Each handbag carries an individual number embossed internally by the craftsman.

    Available exclusively through HANSONOFLONDON.COM and by appointment at HANSON OF LONDON’s studio-workshop in Shoreditch, close to the boutiques of Redchurch Street and Rivington Street.

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  2. A short film showing the practice of HANSON OF LONDON, a London based leather goods brand.
    We spent the day documenting the hand made techniques of Áine Hanson in her London Workshop.

    hansonoflondon.com
    vimeo.com/hansonoflondon

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  3. New delivery of a crafting documentary film from Cantabria, this time from Santander we present the development of a completely handmade leather bag where handmade finally shows a nice final product.

    Nueva entrega de documentales de productos artesanos de Cantabria; esta vez desde Santander os presentamos la elaboración de un bolso de piel totalmente artesanal en donde el hecho a mano se acaba reflejando en un bonito producto final.

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  4. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/446805249/vinted-bags-and-leather-goods-essentials-for-explo

    Beautiful and affordable bags, leather wallets, iPhone sleeves, and camera straps for the modern explorers.

    We love bags. We love leather.

    But most of all we love good products. Vinted is the culmination of everything we’ve learned, everything we believe in, and everything we love. But now we want to share this with you.

    We've come very close to launching the Vinted Goods brand. A brand with the goal of beautiful and affordable products for explorers.

    The design, development, and manufacturing are all set. Through your support, we can deliver these products to you and many others.

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  5. In a two level workshop-boutique, laContrie hand-makes leather and exotic skin bags and accessories in the heart of Paris, between the Palais Royal and Place Vendome. A unique address where creativity meets tradition, where you can touch, choose, associate materials and see craftsmen at work.

    Clients choose a model from the collection then select the leather, colours and lining to create a truly personal bag or accessory. Handles and straps are made-to-measure. Hot-stamping allows initials, a name, a date to be inscribed...

    http://www.lacontrie.com
    http://www.facebook.com/lacontrie

    laContrie
    11 rue de la Sourdière, Paris 1er
    métro : Tuileries
    11 a.m. - 7 p.m. tuesday to saturday
    33 1 49 27 06 44

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