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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….

Boots For Boots

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It’s already more than 3 years ago that we launched our first pair of boots. The boots are named Classic Boots as these are our ultimate classics, our all-time favorite…

Jeffry Lek – Meet the Person behind the Boots

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Jeffry Lek The Hague, The Netherlands Age: 41 Instagram ID: thehaguedenim Number of Instagram followers: 17.000 Daily work: Master of Advanced Nursing Practice in Mental Health  My name is Jeffry Lek and I…

Matthias Hampel – Meet the Person behind the Boots

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Matthias Hampel Taipei, Taiwan- born in Germany Age: 36 Instagram ID: stranded_in_taiwan Number of Instagram followers: 500 Daily work: General Manager of the branch office of a German chemical company I am…

Thorsten Kacsich – Meet the Person behind the Boots

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Meet the Person behind the Sneakers: Name: Thorsten Kacsich Living in village & country: Düsseldorf, Germany Age: 56 Daily work: teacher, mathematics and physics I am a physicist. I worked…

Ryan Cheng – Meet the Person behind the Boots

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Meet the person: Ryan Cheng Living in Taipei, Taiwan Age: 29 Instagram ID: apon228 Number of Instagram followers: 1.700 Daily work: Wireless Communication Engineer My name is  Ryan Cheng  from Taipei Taiwan, I…

Brian Hawkins – Meet the Person behind the Boots

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Brian Hawkins aka BootHunter Living in the mountains and desert of San Diego California, USA Age: 46 Instagram ID: BootHunter Number of Instagram followers: 27.000 Website: BootHunterBlog Daily work: university…

Goodyear Welted, why is this method so good?

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  It is a well-known phenomenon in the world of shoes, the Goodyear Welted method. But for many this is an unknown concept. What does it mean exactly? And why…