BELSTAFF LAUNCHES A LIMITED EDITION COLLABORATION WITH BILL AMBERG

Belstaff and British leather artisan Bill Amberg launch a limited edition leather collection, providing the ideal gift giving solution this Christmas. Leather is one of the key materials in Belstaff’s DNA, while Bill Amberg is one of the most respected names in contemporary British leathercraft, ensuring this collaboration has resulted in a range of beautifully crafted accessories, built for life, using British materials.

“Well made, strong, reliable,” is Bill’s summation of the collection. This limited edition collection fuses simple design, rigorous attention to detail and timeless craftsmanship.
The collaboration introduces a selection of small leather accessories, each made from a single piece of vegetable tan leather and belts, available in classic and seasonal colours. The hero of the collaboration is the reintroduction of the Mulder Bag.

Mulder Bag
Belstaff, has been outfitting pioneering icons for close to a century, and now, with Bill Amberg there is a marriage with sporting heritage, beautiful craftsmanship and forward-facing design in a rediscovery of the Mulder bag – made for adventurous spirits past, present and future. First issued in 2008, made from motorcycle leathers, the reintroduction with Belstaff celebrates Eddie’s pioneering spirit.

Eddie Mulder in his iconic Motorcycle Suit

From the 1960’s Eddie Mulder took the racing world by storm, before turning to stunt riding, where he doubled for Clint Eastwood, Peter Fonda and Evel Knievel. Never one to paint by numbers, Eddie was one of the first riders to experiment with bold attention grabbing motorcycle suits.

Inspired by the colourful career of Eddie Mulder, crafted from supple nappa leather, the bag has the capacity to store leathers, a helmet and kit. The eye-catching creative detail, with lively colour combinations and decorative leather flower motifs represent past racing suits of Mulder. Available in racing red, white and blue or dark brown, black and navy.

Cedar Card Case and Spruce Glasses Case
Simplicity is at the heart of these pieces, crafted from a single piece of tanned leather. The hand-waxed edging and an antique brass pin fastening are clean and classic. The glasses case provides a practical stud fastening. All available in red, black, dark brown or navy made with all British materials in Bill’s London workshop. The collaboration logo is embossed on each piece.

Scotts Belts
The clean, simple design of the unisex belts makes for an enduring style, available with an unfinished brass buckle, which will develop a unique patina over time. Additional detailing includes the engraved collaboration logo.         
                                   
Cedar Card Holder, Spruce Glasses Case & Scotts Belts

The collection is now available in Belstaff stores and online, prices from £85/ €95/ $115. Belstaff is also offering customers the opportunity to have pieces gift-wrapped, in brown craft paper with seasonal finishes, a Season’s Greetings hand- stamped tag with ribbons, made from twine and ivory twill.
Belstaff also welcome Bill Amberg’s Studio to New Bond Street on Saturday 8th December, where Bill’s team will be hosting a leather gift giving workshop, encouraging customers to create, build and customise their own Cedar Card Case or Spruce Glasses Case.


View and shop the collection from: www.belstaff.com
                       

ABOUT BELSTAFF
For close to a century Belstaff has been making clothes for men and women who want a bit more from life, to push the limits.


With heritage of technical innovation rooted in the north of England, the company started life by kitting out some of the most daring people the world has seen. Our iconic jackets had the back of everyone from aviator Amy Johnson to adventurer TE Lawrence and revolutionary Che Guevara. We still make those jackets today – and we still kit out some of the world’s most questing individuals – but we are much more besides.


Technically excellent, beautifully crafted British design and know-how – this is at the heart of what we do. Our clothes and accessories are beyond fashion but always in style, innately cool, appealing to men and women who are used to going the extra mile and living life on their own terms. Our clothes range from robust, high performance wear for the most exacting of conditions to perfectly judged pieces for more everyday adventures.


Whether around the town, trekking across the world or flying off for a long weekend, Belstaff has the clothes, the boots and the bags to take you there.


Rigorously designed, effortlessly good-looking and built for life: Belstaff is for people who don’t think getting dressed is the most important thing they’ll do that day.

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