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Grey Fox Blog; review of our new wallets.

Our new Cardfold and Wallet was developed with the help from Grey Fox readers, so who better to review our Chestnut wallet than the man himself. This is what David had to say; "Rai Navickaite of Holdall & Co has developed beautiful leather wallets and cardfolds. Her designs take into account the views of customers, many Grey Fox readers, obtained by questionnaire. The result has been that both items are very slim in size. I've been using a wallet for weeks and have found it ideal as it's slim shape doesn't show or place a strain on the pockets of jackets, jeans or trousers." Rai gave me more information, as follows: When I did the questionnaire the general feedback was...

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Our vintage roots

I recently had the honour to write a guest post for the Grey Fox blog, who asked me to write about my collection of vintage bags and cases. This is something that I really wanted to share with customers, so if you would like to learn more about what inspired our folios, you can read the article in full here:  

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Leather has been around for as long as men have been hunters and has long earned a reputation for its durability, versatility and strength. Not every designer discloses what leather was used to make their products, but we're proud to state that we only use full-grain naturally tanned leather hides to make our folio bags. Full-grain leather is the strongest and most durable. Full-grain leather means that the hide is just from below the hair and has not been sanded, buffed or snuffed (as opposed to top-grain or corrected leather) to remove imperfections or natural marks on it's surface; the hide proudly displays signs of it's previous life, allowing each bag to inherit the character of the hide it came...

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