While you are still enjoying summer, we are covering you for the upcoming seasons.
Come visit us in your favorite summer hangouts, in The Berkshires or The Hamptons, and take a moment to start building your fall and winter wardrobe ,while still hanging on to the glorious midsummer days, and enjoy the shopping experience at these lovely events.
Come say hello, and get first dibs on what we have been working on this summer!
It’s that time of year again, your thoughts turn to fall…..
You can stay on the beach or in the mountains, stroll the botanic garden,
and take a break to visit our new collection right in the places you love the most!
Coats, Jackets, Capes, Ponchos, Accessories
handcrafted of fine Merino Shearling and Lambskin
Made to Measure, and Off the Rack
We are proud to be exhibiting at two shows early in our season with others who are the best in our medium, and that give a fair representation of the best in the field.
One of the oldest materials used by man, humans have been manipulating leather since prehistoric times to to clothe us, to carry things, as ornamental items, to keep our pants up, aide in our sexual fantasies, tether our animals, and so much more.
Most of us in this field are self taught, as there are very few educational opportunities available.
We are a small group, it is a laborious medium that mistakes cannot be made in, due to the nature of working in skins made one at a time, and most of us who have survived have been perfecting our craft for a very long time, some as custom sandal makers during the Woodstock era. There are no leather guilds or prizes to keep us going,
so Kudos to the shows that jury in the best in the medium of Leather!
We never like (& neither do our clients) light colored shearling in suede because of the care, but when we found this incredibly soft camel napalan finish with buttercream frosting, (I mean wool), we had to have it. The tannery in Spain delivered in time for us to make a few pieces, this slim swing trimmed with some new lambskin colors we purchased in France.
I am packing my bags and getting on the ferry to cross Long Island Sound in the morning, headed up to Great Barrington, Ma, where for the 11th year I will be exhibiting at The Berkshire Craft Fair with my collection of Toshiki and Maryszka Shearlings and accessorie. I have enjoyed every minute of doing this show, and the sophisticated art & culture crown that comes thru have become treasured customers. Hope you stop by to see what’s new this year!
If you have been to the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, The American Craft Exposition in Evanston, Ill, The Washington or Westchester Craft Show, or any of the other top shows in the country, then you won’t want to miss The Berkshire Craft Fair, coming to town next week. Many of the same artists are exhibiting here. Small by comparison, it is a fundraiser for a wonderful high school that is not ignoring the arts, and in a community that is steeped in creativity with Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow, Mass Moca, all in the area. The scale of the show makes for a good relaxed shopping experience before you head out to enjoy the rest of what the area has to offer. Visit our booth to see Toshiki and Maryszka shearlings, in the hall by the food court. Click here for more info.