Leather weather

Leather is back (again) – but not as you know it. The fashionable regular is making itself known as a wardrobe must-have, but this time around on the trend cycle it is reinvented as statement separates.     Trendsetters tipped leather separates to be one of the defining looks of 2021, and the fashion forecast […]

Jack-et of all trades

It’s time trade in those cute cardigans for some heavy-duty winter warmers – we’re talking about jackets and coats. Metropol gets the lowdown on all of the latest jackets we’re seeing coming through in fashion.     TIME TO TAN: Gone are the days of minimal layers and getting a tan… winter is the season […]

Rocking the leather look

The leather jacket is an iconic silhouette which has crossed the sartorial divide from street star to high fashion, and it has remained there ever since.     With its cult street appeal, this amour of cool is a jack of all fashionable trades; toughen up a floral dress or pull together a chic, all-black […]

Bags of your dreams: Furmoo

It’s been said that if diamonds are a girls’ best friend, then handbags are family, and you’re sure to find the bag of your dreams at Furmoo – the coolest wee bag shop in town.     Sassy styles and demure designs are what you’ll find at Furmoo: home to a tastefully crafted collection of […]

Village Leathercraft

Luxurious lasting leather: Village Leathercraft

Peter O’Brien mastered the art of leathercraft back in the ’70s on the West Coast. Then two and a half years ago, he revisited his passion, custom-making exquisite handmade leather goods full time. With specialist tools from America, he stamps and embosses the leather to create unique one-off pieces to order, using only top-quality hides […]

Luxe Leather

Luxe Leather: Leather Fashion

When it comes to flash fabrics, leather is held in pretty high regard. While leather can add luxe to your wardrobe, the latest leather looks aren’t all dark and moody. There is after all, so much more to this timeless staple than biker jackets and boots. So, take a walk on the wild side and […]