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Leather

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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Details.com

"With the proliferation of fast fashion, people hardly buy anything these days that will last them a lifetime. It’s a shame that quantity over quality has become the norm, resulting in the disposability of clothing and accessories that, in the end, have nothing to show for except shoddy workmanship.However, there are a few brands out there that uphold the glory of products intended to last for life, particularly those created by talented artisans who have been making tried and tested goods for decades. One example is Holdall & Co from the UK, a brand known for its leather folios that call to mind styles made popular during the 1930s." Read the full article here: http://network.details.com/post/holdall-co-leather-folios Or visit the Alphabeticalife here: http://alphabeticalife.com/holdall-co-leather-folios/ XXX...

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