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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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A leather bag for every occasion

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Gentlemen, let’s face it. Leather bags for men are a very popular accessory for fashionable men, stylish and practical. Whether you are a successful businessman, someone who likes to create…

Vintage Look; Five Must Haves

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Keep you pants up in style Talking about a vintage look... suspenders are one of the most typically worn accessories for men at the beginning of the last century. In...

Lacing leather boots; create your own style

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In this blog we take a look how you can make your boots or shoes even more unique by snaring your laces. There are several ways to tie your laces,…

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…

Hans Boons; our creative mind

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Butts and Shoulders is a special brand that operates different than usual. This is partly due to the initiator Hans Boons (58 years old). He came up with the idea…

Fashion retailers; seven successful shops

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It has been a tough time for fashion retailers, because of declining visitors and the rise of online webshops. However, there are several retailers who have survived the tough period…

Accessoires of Butts and Shoulders, details create perfection

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The shoes and bags of Butts and Shoulders are the most highlighted products. But Butts and Shoulders wouldn’t be Butts and Shoulders without all the beautiful accessories. The accessories complete...

Four reasons why you should consider wearing slow fashion

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"Slow fashion is trending. More and more people are believing in it. But what does it mean? And why do we think you should consider it?" Slow fashion stands for...

How to treat your Vegetable tanned leather shoes with care?

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In order to answer the question properly, it is important to know what vegetable tanned leather ( (also called natural leather) exactly is. Vegetable tanning is a natural tanning process...

We Proudly Present Our New Worker Boots

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We Proudly Present Our New Worker Boots Everyone needs a big brother. We decided to give our very successful Classic Boots a follow-up. We launched our Classic Boots three years...

Leather Sandals; ready to start your holiday!

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Do your days seem to take longer? Does it seem like there’s no end to the work that has been done? Do you daydream about a warm nice sun on…

Retail is about Detail

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Running a store nowadays as a retailer is totally different than before. The total retail landscape has changed. A lot of independent cool stores disappeared because they couldn’t surrive. Those...

The Introduction of the Belt Loops

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Almost everyone is wearing a belt in their jeans or pants nowadays. But back in the days this wasn’t common, as the belt loop wasn’t introduced yet. In the early…

The beauty of our natural vegetable tanned leather

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When we started our brand in 2014 our aim was to create something we couldn’t find in stores. Products that were not available at that time. Products that were in…

The Story of the Sandals

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Last month we launched our new family member: leather sandals. These sandals are a perfect addition to the rest of our Butts and Shoulders collection. When we launched our brand…

Aftermovie Selvedge Run 6th Edition

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In a special email the organisation of the Selvedge Run thanked us for our efforts. After our recap you can now also get a visual insight of the tradeshow.  The...
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Recap Selvedge Run Berlin Edition #6

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Last week the 6th edition of the Selvedge Run was a huge success. The location of the Selvedge Run switched to a new location. The new location, The Marshall-Haus, is located...

Butts and Shoulders goes Selvedge Run

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Within two weeks we will join the Selvedge Run in Berlin again. The Selvedge Run is a very respected trade show amongst the best retailers as it comes to authentic,...

Vegetable tanned leather vs. chrome tanned leather

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Why we are such big fans of vegetable tanned leather It may have occurred to you that we are a big fan of vegetable tanned leather. Or natural leather like…

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5 Boots and denim lovers to follow on Instagram

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Denimheads, bootlovers and Instagram are a great combination. The social media platform is a great place to explore fashion. Users share and comment on their garments and their latest catches….