I got my hands on some bark tanned pig skins that felt a bit dry, but the texture of pigskin is so amazing, so I decided to give currying a try using my own blend of oils, wax and fat. I’m still experimenting, but it’s starting to look like bridle leather #madeindenmark #currying #pigskin #simontuntelder #afterthedenim #leathercrafting #leatherworking #bridleleather #vegtan
The wet and rainy weather yesterday was made better by a package I received from Vanda Fine Clothing. Gerald and Diana heard I was looking for a blue Donegal tie, and generously offered to gift me one of theirs. The tie turned out to be even more handsome than I expected.
Every time I wear a Vanda, I’m reminded of how much I enjoy their neckwear. Vanda specializes in lightweight constructions - meaning their ties are made with a thin, pure wool interlining to help the fabric hang well, but there’s otherwise no padding inside. This allows their ties to knot distinctively and beautifully, as there’s not so much structure that the life is strangled out of the shell fabric. Whereas some ties on the market these days feel stiff and thick, Vanda’s are essentially the opposite: light and airy, with a touch of casual sensibility.