“THE” PRINTED T-SHIRTS by THE HILL-SIDE SPORTSWEAR

Some days ago I picked up these nice T-shirts by THE HILLSIDE @ VOLLS. KLAUS offers these in 3 colors: army green, french blue and faded black. It is a pity that the blue shirt just came in in M and XL – not my sizes. I love this simple but so nice and classic “THE” print. The shirts are made of ring-spun cotton jersey. Some more facts: garment-dyed in USA, screen-printed by hand with water-based ink, split hem at side seams, semi-circle back yoke panel, The Hill-Side Sportswear woven label, 100% cotton and for sure Made in USA. These so nice lookin’ high quality shirts are not online @ volls.de, so send  Klaus just an email. pics | LTG

BUTTS AND SHOULDERS | THE ROUGH COLLECTION – NEW BAG COLLECTION LAUNCHED

Some day ago I got some news from my buddy WOUTERS co-founder of BUTTS AND SHOULDERS and the man behind the great LONG JOHN blog. They launched their new collection named “THE ROUGH COLLECTION”. this collection “are variations on our beloved virgins”, they say, “The same bold Butts and Shoulders style and the same attention it deserves. Clean and classic with a lot of style!”. So the collection features the 3 classic BAS bags: Travel Bag, Worker Bag – my favorite – and the Post Bag. All models are now availabe in four new treated leather variations: brown (cognac),  dark brown,  dark Green (army) and striped blue/black leather. On every bag the brnading is sprayed by hand. And for sure these great bags will getting even nicer by using them everyday. As all BAS stuff these bags are made in Holland, Europe, in stricly limited quantities. Nice! pics | © BUTTS AND SHOULDERS

Worker bag Dark Brown

Worker bag Striped Brown
 
Worker bag  Brown
 
Travel bag Dark Green
Travel Bag Brown

Travel Bag Brown Stripped
Travel Bag Dark Brown
Post Bag Brown
Post Bag Brown Stripped
Post BagDark Brown
Post BagDark Green

10 MUST-HAVE-X-MAS-PRESENTS | #06 | BELTS FROM DUKES VINTAGE ARTISAN @ VOLLS.DE

since years i wear these belts made by DUKES VINTAGE ARTISAN: 24/7. all belts i bought at volls.de. KLAUS was one of the first dealers offering these beautiful stuff. this is what he says about: “Dukes finest Vintage stands for selected, unique and handmade originals. The collection is a very exclusive range of extremely rare belts. After selecting and cleaning each belt with special composed leather lotions all emboss and paint is applied. Every step to produce these character loaded originals is done by around 200 handmade steps to guarantee a unique and authentic vintage lovers item.” yes. here some pics of my own belts and the top #04 of belts you can order @ volls.de or to put on your xmas wishlist. pics | volls.de | LTG 

LTG’s top #04 @ volls.de

LTG’s DUKES belts


HANDCRAFTED BAG #214 BY ATELIER DE L’ARMÉE

some weeks ago i got this BAG214 from ATELIER DE L’ARMÉE. it is wonderful, so practical. just one zip and you get to all the things you carry with you. as a business bag i prefer my FILSON PADDED COMPUTER BAG, but for city trips or just visiting a friend it is not so practical, too heavy, to big. the 214 has a lot of features. outside it is made of deadstock cowhide leather and dutch army woodland camouflage battleshirt fabric. one bag inside is made of japanese selvage denim, an iphone bag is made of cowhide leather and the lining is made of dutch army thermo pant and rain poncho. the handles and the strap are made of swiss army rifle slings. these must be really vintage: the smell strong. but it gets better from week to week. the tote bag is completely made by hand in amsterdam, netherlands, and can be made to order. it takes about 4 to 6 weeks between purchase and delivery. take a look @ the video where you will meet ELZA WANDLER and JOOST DOESWIJK who are ATELIER DE L’ARMÉE. pics | LTG || vid | ATELIER DE L’ARMÉE