The Good Flock

Winter 2012 brings a handful of small bags hand made with Cone Mills denim and Pendleton wool

As strong believers in quality over quantity, the emerging craftspeople behind The Good Flock have recently released their latest batch of limited-run bags and accoutrements as part of the Fall/Winter collection. When we last caught up with the Portland-based brand they were finishing up a collaboration tote with Parisian design label Jardins Florian, and now for the new season they’ve teamed up with Cone Mills …

Alfred Stadler Life Style

Former furniture designer brings the two needle saddle stitch to a new line of accessories

In 2011, after decades of working as a furniture designer at several Swiss and US firms—including a three-year stint as creative director of Vitra Home North America—Alfred Stadler launched his own brand of products, featuring bags, bowls, slippers and other objects handcrafted using traditional European techniques. This Fall he added a new set of items to the line—bags, belts and wallets made from his favorite …