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New Projects New Leather: Pop!!!

New Projects New Leather: Pop!!!

It is always hard to explain to people what I do over here in my little tiny company.  I often get emails from people wondering why my jackets and other items are so expensive or why it takes so long to make a single jacket.  I guess part of my job is trying to de-mystify […]

Inspiration Vol #3: The Final Day and the RRL Party

Inspiration Vol #3: The Final Day and the RRL Party

Day two of Inspiration arrived far too early in the morning.  Nancy and I moved hotels to the historic Dolly Vardan in Long Beach in order to save the  long drive from downtown L.A.  We got to the show unpacked our gear  and prepared to meet and greet.  I was really impressed with all the […]

Cordovan Horsehide: The Best of Japan and Himel Bros.

Cordovan Horsehide: The Best of Japan and Himel Bros.

The journey of Himel Brothers Leather has been about  learning to make the most amazing accurate jackets possible.  I have travelled  the world looking for the best zippers, leather and parts that exist.  I spent years hunting the internet and carefully examining all the amazing Japanese and North  American brands looking at the plus’ and […]

Himel Brothers Vintage Leather