Zana Bayne’s SoHo Pop-Up Shop

The leather design brand makes their NYC storefront debut with the Highway Girl collection

The work of designer Zana Bayne and her co-creative director Todd Pendu has piqued our interest since back in 2010, when she was selling her aggressive, sexy leather accessories by way of Etsy. Much has happened to the brand since—from capturing the attention of Beyonce and Madonna to a groundbreaking S/S 2015 showcase of geometric pieces. This week Zana Bayne accomplished another milestone, setting up …

Clarks Horween Chromexcel

The classic desert boot gets an upgrade with leather from Chicago's famed tannery

A quintessential piece of every man’s wardrobe—or, perhaps should be—Clarks desert boots’ history is as storied as the design is simple. While the classic suede offers the most timeless option, the recent introduction of Horween leather makes a strong case for a more durable boot. For the best results in both style and performance, Clarks tapped the famous Chicago tannery’s Chromexcel leather supply. The glossy …

Worn & Wound NYC Nato Horween Watch Strap

The traditional woven nylon band reimagined in supple leather from the iconic Chicago tannery

Just a few months ago NYC-based Worn & Wound introduced their Model 1 Horween watch band, and the crowd went wild. The campaign was so successful, it allowed the young brand to strengthen their relationship with the Chicago-based tannery, resulting in the new Horween Leather NYC Nato watch strap. Traditionally made of durable woven nylon, Worn & Wound’s upscaled take uses the famous leather instead, …