Benjamin Hubert’s Unhackable, Design-Forward Cryptocurrency Wallet

Anyone with an understanding of cryptocurrency understands the importance of its management and storage. Designer Benjamin Hubert has proposed a design-forward and unhackable “wallet,” in the form of an aluminum wrist accessory much like a faceless watch. Known as TROVE, the app-connected piece stores the currency offline, locked by the wearer’s ECG signature. Thus, it becomes impossible to forget the authentication. It also happens to …

KARA’s Smaller Accessories, With a Twist

The cult backpack brand sizes down to miniature wallets with modern carabiners

For sporting no brand name or logo whatsoever, KARA backpacks are incredibly easy to spot in the wild—the thick, luxurious pebble grained leather, a single Riri zipper, the tiny square shape. It’s this brazenly minimalist look that’s launched the independent NYC brand into cult-dom. With the small backpack starting at $450, however, it’s a decidedly big investment. Thankfully, designer Sarah Law has now miniaturized their …

Du Zen! Leather Bags

The Melbourne-based independent label releases products when they're inspired, rather than by season

Founded by former industrial and graphic designer Samantha Rogers (née Duzenman), Australian label Du Zen! handcrafts high-quality leather bags locally in Melbourne, some of which come in unusual but wearable colorways. The brand also ignores traditional industry seasons and releases products according to their own schedule. With a focus on deconstructed styles, super-simple shapes and lots of nude hues, the brand launched in 2015 after …

Farmer’s Felt Wallets by Postalco

Folded Japanese paper makes for a surprisingly dynamic and durable accessory

Even the most exuberant pieces produced by Postalco carry a quiet elegance, and much of this pertains to the brand’s use of top-tier materials. For years now, founder Mike Abelson has experimented with premium leathers, pressed cottons and Japanese papers. Along the way, Abelson and his brand have collected devout followers seeking out notebooks, bags, wallets and more. A refined aesthetic—not quite minimal as there …

Tailfeather Leather Goods

Classic silhouettes drawing inspiration from the Australian bush, crafted by hand with premium materials

Drawing inspiration from Australia’s storied landscape, Tailfeather was founded in 2010 by a husband and wife team with the simple goal of creating timeless, well-crafted leather goods. With their recent workshop move from Tallarook to the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria, the still relatively young brand continues to impress with the introduction of new silhouettes. While the luxe backpacks are sure to catch an eye, we’ve …