The high degree of durability and flexibility are probably the reason why people love leather so much. There’s been a wave of love for DIY with leather washing through our city lately, and because of that, there are many top notch local leather brands with gorgeous and practical accessories that are both made with love and very affordable. If you are also a fan of leather like us, check out our top picks of best local handmade leather brands in Hong Kong!
Unit B, 5/F, Easy-pack Ind. Bldg., 140 Wai Yip Street, Kwun Tong
(852) 3421 0212
Founded in 2006, Butcher Lab facilitates the life of the main places to do a variety of designs with simple and practical living accessories. Eliminated the unnecessary and overly exaggerated details, Butcher Lab aims to make people’s lives easier with what they do best – leather crafting. If you find the leather goods outside in the market too mainstream and common, why not do it yourself –Butcher Lab offers leather classes to teach students the knowledge of different leather production, giving you an opportunity to create your one and only leather good.
Top: Hand Stitching Pack Luggage Tag $348HKD; Bottom: hand Stitching Pack Coins Bag $348HKD
Room 08, 13/F, Block E, Fok Sing Factory Building, No. 2 Walnut Street, Tai Kok Tsui
(852) 6929 7803
In a city where luxurious brands flourish, people work hard to buy stuff they do not actually need in order to fit in the majority. If you believe you are special, exclusive, and unique, Precise Collection is the place for you to go to. While maintaining good quality and design, alongside with own uniqueness, the brand attempts to bring out another side of you that might have been hidden due to the mainstream commercialism. The brand also offers leather DIY course for all the do-it-yourself lovers. If you are a fulltime student in Hong Kong, bring your classmate to their class and enjoy a 20% off discount!
Top: Camera Stripe $580HKD; Bottom: Leather Bangle $380HKD
Following her dream – making people’s lives colorful, fun, and interesting, the founder of Sonniewing Handmade Leather, Wing, offers a wide range of leather bags and accessories to the stylish girls. If you can’t settle with classic and plain leather design, their modern and fashionable collection in geometric patterns will definitely satisfy your desires. We are smitten with the colour-blocking that easily helps add a pop of colour to any outfit.
Top: Hexagon Leather Clutch $680HKD; Bottom: Zigzag Pattern Small Leather Tote bag $510HKD
Leatherism Handmade Products
4/F, 234 Sai Yeung Choi Street South, Kowloon
(852) 3488 6490
What possibly could a love story create? – A local leather brand emphasizes on quality leather goods and unique designs. The founders of Leatherism, Isa Lai and Michael Chan, combine their ideas and passion toward leather crafting and the chemistry leads to something extraordinary – functional and striking leather products that will create an aging effect as time passes, adding darker details due to the use of vegetable tanned leather.
DIY Kit Puzzle Series $248HKD
NUDE Handmade Leather Workshop
HG10-12, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central (Kapok @ PMQ)
Holding a particular admiration of the unique feature of leather, Nude believes that there is always an intimate and unspoken relationship between the leather goods and the users after frequent usage over time. Their designs aim at leather fans who are seeking for simpler and cleaner leather goods for everyday use. Pick your favorite one like how you would pick your bestfriend because leather goods are meant to be used for a long period of time. Trust us, it's hard to get bored with something that looks good, smells good, and is also so practical!
Top: Bifold Cardholder$480HKD; Bottom: Key Holder$480HKD
Written by Kelsy Li