April 2011

You are browsing the archive for April 2011.

Reece 101 Button Holer: Becoming an Expert

Reece 101 Button Holer: Becoming an Expert

Since I started this project to create beautiful originally crafted leather jackets I have been on a learning curve.  I have a great deal of expertise in the generalized knowledge of vintage jackets.  I have seen thousands of jackets, noting cut, leather, labels, manufacturers, stitching techniques, design changes over time, period, uniqueness of the era […]

Himel Brothers Leather: Arrival in Los Angeles and CraftWorkWear!

Himel Brothers Leather: Arrival in Los Angeles and CraftWorkWear!

One of the very nice benefits of flying to Los Angeles for Rin Tanaka’s Inpiration Show was meeting all the amazing local fashion genii that reside in the greater L.A. area.   My blogging has helped me grow many virtual friendships.  These computer friendships are often difficult to manifest in the real world when the world […]

New Designs: Prototyping

New Designs: Prototyping

I have been sweating away over here in the creative tank so to speak working on 6 new jacket designs.  Many of my jackets are my own interpretations of original work, or simply inspired by the techniques of original work.  On occasion there are original jackets that are so amazing and so perfect that I […]

Himel Brothers Vintage Leather