We gladly share our insights in the world of craftsmanship, vegetable tanned leather, leather crafted products and slow fashion on our blog. We embrace all that is around about these topics. So if you have any suggestions for posts…contact us. We are more then happy promote events, campaigns, brands or craftsmen/women who share the same passions as we do.

Recent Posts / View All Posts

A leather bag for every occasion

| About our Brand | No Comments
Gentlemen, let's face it. Leather bags for men are a very popular accessory for fashionable men, stylish and practical. Whether you are a successful businessman, someone who likes to create his own unique style, or someone who is looking for a long-term quality solution to take his stuff with him easily. Then a leather bag is the solution for you.…

Vintage Look; Five Must Haves

| Fashion | No Comments
Keep you pants up in style Talking about a vintage look... suspenders are one of the most typically worn accessories for men at the beginning of the last century. In this period suspenders were worn to keep the pants up and were associated with hard-working people. Until the beginning of the 20th century, it was not the intention to wear…

Lacing leather boots; create your own style

| About our Brand | No Comments
In this blog we take a look how you can make your boots or shoes even more unique by snaring your laces. There are several ways to tie your laces, so you can give your shoe that extra bit. You can also change the look of the shoes by tying it differently. Also knotting your laces can be more comfortable…

Goodyear Welted, why is this method so good?

| About our Brand, Fashion | No Comments
  It is a well-known phenomenon in the world of shoes, the Goodyear Welted method. But for many this is an unknown concept. What does it mean exactly? And why is it such a good method to produce your shoes? In this blog we will further discuss the Goodyear Welted method. Causing that you know the basic principles of the…

Hans Boons; our creative mind

| About our Brand | No Comments
Butts and Shoulders is a special brand that operates different than usual. This is partly due to the initiator Hans Boons (58 years old). He came up with the idea to start Butts and Shoulders in a remarkable way. Six questions have been asked to take you into the special story of Butts and Shoulders.   What is your role…

Fashion retailers; seven successful shops

| Retailers to Watch | No Comments
It has been a tough time for fashion retailers, because of declining visitors and the rise of online webshops. However, there are several retailers who have survived the tough period by being different. We work together with some of the best retailers. We have listed some of the best retailers in the world and give an insight in what they…

Accessoires of Butts and Shoulders, details create perfection

| About our Brand | No Comments
The shoes and bags of Butts and Shoulders are the most highlighted products. But Butts and Shoulders wouldn’t be Butts and Shoulders without all the beautiful accessories. The accessories complete the collection of Butts and Shoulders. With all the small details of the accessories you will blow your friends away. Look below which accessories we have and what you can…

Four reasons why you should consider wearing slow fashion

| About our Brand | One Comment
Slow fashion stands for timeless fashion of a high quality. It is about making choices for yourself. Choose quality over quantity, choose for durability and choose for products with a long lifetime. Below we listed four reasons for you about our philosophy.   Supreme quality The first reason is the outstanding quality of slow fashion. As a customer you have to…

How to treat your Vegetable tanned leather shoes with care?

| Leatherheads | One Comment
In order to answer the question properly, it is important to know what vegetable tanned leather ( (also called natural leather) exactly is. Vegetable tanning is a natural tanning process which is normally carried out without adding a protective layer to the material. Because it is a natural process, one raindrop can create an initial stain on vegetable tanned shoes…

We Proudly Present Our New Heritage Boots

| About our Brand | One Comment
We Proudly Present Our New Heritage Boots Everyone needs a big brother. We decided to give our very successful Classic Boots a follow-up. We launched our Classic Boots three years ago, so it’s time for a next step. Last January we already showed our first sample of our Heritage Boots in Berlin. The reactions of the retailers were overwhelming, so we…

Leather Sandals; ready to start your holiday!

| About our Brand | No Comments
Do your days seem to take longer? Does it seem like there’s no end to the work that has been done? Do you daydream about a warm nice sun on your face with a cocktail in your hand, and don’t have to think about anything for a moment? Then you are ready for a well-deserved vacation, in style of course!…

Retail is about Detail

| About our Brand, Food for thought, Retailers to Watch | One Comment
Running a store nowadays as a retailer is totally different than before. The total retail landscape has changed. A lot of independent cool stores disappeared because they couldn’t surrive. Those stores have a lot of competition of the big players in the industry. Players as chain stores or mono brand stores. But also the mindset of the consumers changed over…

The Introduction of the Belt Loops

| About our Brand, Leatherheads | One Comment
Almost everyone is wearing a belt in their jeans or pants nowadays. But back in the days this wasn’t common, as the belt loop wasn’t introduced yet. In the early examples of jeans and pants you will see a cinch back and suspender buttons. Those were the two options to keep up your pair. Meyerstein & Lowerberg Pacific Coast brand…

The beauty of our natural vegetable tanned leather

| About our Brand | One Comment
When we started our brand in 2014 our aim was to create something we couldn’t find in stores. Products that were not available at that time. Products that were in our mind for some time. We decided to create them by ourselves. With our team of friends, we combined our passion, knowledge and rough ideas to start our journey. Our…

The Story of the Sandals

| About our Brand, Developments, Uncategorized | No Comments
Last month we launched our new family member: leather sandals. These sandals are a perfect addition to the rest of our Butts and Shoulders collection. When we launched our brand a few years ago we started with our ultimate Travel Bag. We developed this beauty as we couldn’t find the right bag for our travels. After this very successful launch,…

Aftermovie Selvedge Run 6th Edition

| About our Brand | No Comments
In a special email the organisation of the Selvedge Run thanked us for our efforts. After our recap you can now also get a visual insight of the tradeshow.  The aftermovie:   Video by Francisco MeCeThe SneakersThe Natural WorkerbagThe all new belt packagingThe all new slippers!The different color belts with full brass buckleShoe-trees
Dave Edwards - Denim designer Petrol Industries

Recap Selvedge Run Berlin Edition #6

| About our Brand, Developments, Retailers to Watch, Who to Follow | 2 Comments
Last week the 6th edition of the Selvedge Run was a huge success. The location of the Selvedge Run switched to a new location. The new location, The Marshall-Haus, is located in the West part of Berlin. The Marshall-Haus is an architectural location designed by Bruno Grimmek. This unique building was opened in 1950 for the German Industries Exhibition. It was used…

Butts and Shoulders goes Selvedge Run

| About our Brand | No Comments
Within two weeks we will join the Selvedge Run in Berlin again. The Selvedge Run is a very respected trade show amongst the best retailers as it comes to authentic, durable and handmade products. Over 100 unique brands will exhibit their latest collections. At previous editions there were a divers range of products as jeans, footwear, magazines, books, jackets, jewelery…

Vegetable tanned leather vs. chrome tanned leather

| Leatherheads | 4 Comments
Why we are such big fans of vegetable tanned leather It may have occurred to you that we are a big fan of vegetable tanned leather. Or natural leather like we sometimes call it. There are some good reasons to use vegetable tanned leather and in this post we want to give some more understanding about our devotion for natural…
Travel with Essentials, Stanley Flask, backpack, outdoor adventures.

5 Boots and denim lovers to follow on Instagram

| Who to Follow | No Comments
Denimheads, bootlovers and Instagram are a great combination. The social media platform is a great place to explore fashion. Users share and comment on their garments and their latest catches. We are especially focussed on the Butts and Shoulders owners, but furthermore a lot of great leather and denim lovers are on our radar. We want to give you three…