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Why Are Himel Jackets So Expensive?

Why Are Himel Jackets So Expensive?

October 10, 2018

David Himel doesn't see the Himel Bros. brand as a business. For him, it's a mission. He doesn't consider price when he's designing a jacket—he considers material, fit, technique, style, and ethics.

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Shinki Tannery—The Best Leather for Horsehide Jackets

Shinki Tannery—The Best Leather for Horsehide Jackets

October 08, 2018

I have travelled the world looking for the best zippers, leather and parts that exist. I spent years hunting the internet and carefully examining all the amazing Japanese and North American brands looking at the pluses and the minuses of each one. I counted stitches, disassembled jackets and contacted every living person I could track down that had worked in the leather jacket industry.

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Himel Bros. x Viberg Engineer Boots

Himel Bros. x Viberg Engineer Boots

October 03, 2018 4 Comments

Dave Himel is tough on his footwear. When Brett Viberg, owner of Viberg Boot Mfg. Ltd., saw the brutalized engineer boots Dave was wearing in New York, LA, and Tokyo, he saw the seed of an idea—a pair of engineer boots, made to fit Dave’s hard-wearing, hard-working lifestyle.

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Welcome to the New HBL

Welcome to the New HBL

August 31, 2018

Welcome, visitor, to the new Himel Bros. Leather blog and news section. If you’re new to the brand, thanks for going out of your way to find us. If you’re an old hand, thank you so much for your continued support.

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