HBTV Deep Dive: The Chinook

HBTV Deep Dive: The Chinook

April 10, 2020 1 Comment

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HBTV: The TRUTH About Japanese Horsehide

HBTV: The TRUTH About Japanese Horsehide

April 02, 2020 1 Comment

In this episode of HBTV, leather guru Dave Himel goes deep into the qualities and history of some of the highest quality horsehides in the world, produced by Shinki Tannery in Himeji, Japan. Most of this information can't be found online—plus, he shows you the details of one of the least-known Himel Bros. Leather designs: the Brycelander, made exclusively for Bryceland's & Co.

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HBTV Deep Dive: The Heron A-1

HBTV Deep Dive: The Heron A-1

March 28, 2020 1 Comment

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Himel's Histories: The Cossack Jacket

Himel's Histories: The Cossack Jacket

March 21, 2020

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Suede Jackets Now Available For Bespoke Order

Suede Jackets Now Available For Bespoke Order

February 21, 2020

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WHAT IS TEACORE?

What is a Teacore Leather?

January 23, 2020

Technically, all of our Shinki horsehide leathers except for the Black Oil Tan are teacore leathers. Our pigment finishes are specifically designed to expose the undercolour with wear, while our Oil/Wax finishes tend to soak deeper into the raw hides. Eventually, even the Oil/Wax finishes will lighten with wear, but for the classic vegetable tanned look the Pigment finishes are ideal.

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Natural Dyed Watch Caps: Process Pics

Natural Dyed Watch Caps: Process Pics

January 16, 2020

Our new natural dyed SAFETY YELLOW watch caps are here, and with them come images of the dying process. Unlike chemical dying processes, our turmeric-based natural dye is beautiful and good-smelling from start to finish. 

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The Chinook in Harris Tweed

The Chinook in Harris Tweed

January 16, 2020

For Himel Bros. customers who prefer a more upscale look, and especially those who need a cool weather jacket for daily wear, David Himel has created the Chinook in Harris Tweed®. Available in two Harris Tweed® colorways, and in waxed British Millerain Oilskin® (for those in rainy climates).

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Himel Bros. Exclusives at CLUTCH CAFÉ Isetan Pop-Up

Himel Bros. Exclusives at CLUTCH CAFÉ Isetan Pop-Up

November 22, 2019

Limited Edition Himel jackets available for a short time only at the Isetan store in Niigata, Japan.

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Himel Bros. at CCSHOW 2019

Himel Bros. at CCSHOW 2019

October 02, 2019 2 Comments

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Dave Himel Writes: Why We Made the Ammunition Boot

Dave Himel Writes: Why We Made the Ammunition Boot

June 12, 2019

This boot is special from the lasting, stitching right down to the sole. We used a RidgeWay sole from England. It’s Essentially a hybrid of a Dainite and Commando, rugged yet refined...

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Himel x Viberg

Himel x Viberg "Ammunition Boot" Launches Friday

May 14, 2019

Just a brief announcement today: the long-awaited second "Viberg for Himel Bros." boot is launching at the end of this week.

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