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We gladly share our insights in the world of craftsmanship, vegetable tanned leather, leather crafted products and slow fashion on our blog. We embrace all that is around about these topics. So if you have any suggestions for posts…contact us. We are more then happy promote events, campaigns, brands or craftsmen/women who share the same passions as we do.

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From cobblers to care kits

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Our products are the core of our brand. And we take good care of them. From care kits to a cobbler network. We make sure you have all the tools…

Leather, tanneries, design and production; all in Europe

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Our first product ever produced more than six years ago, the travelbag, was 100% made in The Netherlands. So, from making the pattern, cutting the leather, stitching the bags, hand…

The Anatomy of our Goodyear Welted Footwear

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Nowadays a lot of people are used to buy products in a split second. Products that they don’t need in the first place. But bought because they were cheap or…

We choose to keep our collection small

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The current situation forces people to slow down. But in fact, we’re slowing down already for 6 years. Our entire brand and collection is based on ‘slow’ and slow fashion….

Slow fashion is the base of our brand strategy

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More than 6 years ago we decided with a small group of friends to achieve our ultimate slow fashion dream. A dream that was, and still is, based on our…

Our boots in the new 20BO brand lookbook 

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20BO is a new menswear clothing brand founded by Bo Broers. Bo is a young twenty-four entrepreneur from Tilburg, The Netherlands. While she’s still a student, studying International Lifestyle Studies,…

Interview with co-founder Wouter Munnichs in The Heritage Post

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The Heritage Post has been a dear friend of our brand from the start. They supported us when we came out with our Travel Bag and along the way our…

The first videos of our new Studio!

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Things are getting real. Last week we signed all the papers for our new studio in Loon op Zand, the Netherlands. Plans are made, designs are calculated with the builders....

How to treat your Butts and Shoulders products with our new Leather Conditioner

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We aim to deliver the highest quality when it comes to products. Treating Butts and Shoulders products should in our opinion also be done with the highest quality. That is…

Goodyear Welted Sneakers and Chelsea Boots are coming!

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Showing our prototypes The nice thing about slowly building a brand, is really putting all your attention and effort in new developments. To do things right, you need to take...

We will open our own studio in 2020!

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In the beautiful South of the Netherlands, our very own studio will be realized. It’s in the heart of the historical leather region called ‘De Langstraat’, in a small town…

Playboy Magazine X Butts and Shoulders

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It’s always nice to get attention. This time it is the world-famous Playboy that writes about our brand. In their beautiful magazine they highlight our Natural Leather Classic Boots in the…

Recap of the New Heritage Festival in Düsseldorf

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Last weekend we participated for the first time at the New Heritage Festival in Dusseldorf. This great two days consumer-focussed indoor festival has its focus on timeless, quality, and unique…

Butts and Shoulders @ Long John Denim Blog

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Long John is an online magazine established in 2011 by Wouter Munnichs. Also one of the co-founders of Butts and Shoulders. Long John shares daily the latest news about denim and high-quality made...

Why our partnership with a Tuscan tannery matters

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Butts and Shoulders only works with partners that are committed to the method of vegetable tanning. No chemicals are used during this special natural tanning process. For our Weekender we…

How to determine your size

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We get a lot of questions about the sizing of our products. Therefore we’ve contacted some of our proud Boots owners to help us. We’ve made a roadmap which will…

Leather Sneakers

Why we discontinued our sneakers

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In the five year of our existence we have committed ourselves to deliver the best quality footwear. To ensure this, we have been on several quests in Portugal to find...

Our trip to the Trade Shows in Berlin

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Last week we went to Berlin to visit the trade shows to check out the upcoming Spring Summer 2020 collections. After Pitti in Florence, Berlin is the city to go…

Douwe Bob Goes Butts and Shoulders

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Our New Fans One of our latest Butts and Shoulders fans is Dutch musician Douwe Bob. In fact, not only Douwe is a fan, his entire band fell in love…

The First Edition Of The Hague Denim Hang

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Denim connects people. Same as authentic durable products like our Butts and Shoulders leather items. Last weekend a bunch of denimheads organized their first edition of The Hague Denim Hang….