From Full-Grain to Suede

The Best Leather Goods to Purchase Now

August 31, 2016 Style By Photo by Chase Pellerin

Few things age more beautifully than leather. Over time, hard-worn shoes and accessories become unique to the owner, developing a beautiful patina — the result of every scuff, spill and touch. And though leather is more expensive than cloth, it ages more beautifully and lasts decades. So invest in a leather wallet, belt or backpack and watch the transformation unfold.

The Korchmar Weekender

Since 1917, Korchmar has made some of the best luggage in America. If you haven’t invested in a weekender or briefcase, check this brand out.

Böle Tannery’s Luxury Goods

We traveled to the north of Sweden to tour the legendary Böle Tannery and see what it takes to produce the world’s finest leather goods.

Why the Long Wallet Is Having Its Moment


These premium long wallets, constructed from different leathers, are perfect for travelers seeking extra room for currencies, cards and receipts.

It’s Time You Bought a Better Everyday Belt


There are many variations on the leather casual belt, so update your wardrobe with one of these stylish options.

Affordable Handmade Cowboy Boots

Tecovas boots are handmade in Leon, Mexico, from premium leather and are sold direct-to-consumer for prices that are unbeatable.

A Leather Accessory Brand to Know: KikaNY


Kika Vliegenthart makes leather sandals, backpacks and small goods by hand on custom machines in Brooklyn, using techniques passed down through generations of craftsmen. Her products are built to last a lifetime.

The Best Leather Bags in L.A.

Spencer Nikosey is making some of the best leather goods on the market from his Silverlake, L.A. factory. Here’s his story.

Made-to-Measure Leather Gloves

Hestra makes some of the best gloves for all activities. Now, they’re making stylish made-to-measure leather gloves for both men and women.

The Moc-Toe Shoe Is the Style to Rock This Fall


Starting as boots for backcountry guides in Maine, moc-toe footwear blends traditional moccasin styles with European shoe construction, and is now one of the most versatile styles in the American wardrobe.