by Christina Panas

Mark Loncar, a former designer at Apple, and now one-half of the newly launched accessories line güs, says "güs is all about bringing back that really nice quality of handmade goods, but with the addition of contemporary style and functionality."

True to fusionary form, their Passport Folio combines classic craftsmanship and sharp attention to detail with specialized features particular to the modern traveler: Beyond providing ample space for storing a passport, foreign currency, and frequent-flyer cards, the Folio offers two dedicated SIM chip pockets, allowing today's jet-setting gent to store his most vital international tech accessories for safekeeping. Hearty, vegetable-tanned saddle leather gives the piece a substantial, old-school feel while the nifty contrast stitching and the label's signature "splitshot" perforation pattern keep it fashionably interesting.

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