There's so much to love about leather. Not least that it simply gets better the older it gets. Wear is simply character. Here are four of our favourite labels foregrounding leather right now.

G.H. Bass and Co

An American classic. For more than 140 years G.H. Bass and Co have specialised in the finest, most rugged footwear, made without compromise to last and last - and always using the best leathers available. The company began with a focus on workwear. Today G.H.Bass and Co's note-perfect loafers stand true to that tradition, developed over decades to add casual sophistication and style to any occasion. An essential - and unexpectedly rugged - addition to your footwear collection.  


  1. Mid Brown Suede Easy Weejuns Larson Loafers
    £100
  2. Cognac Penny Leather Loafers
    £130
  3. Wine Leather Weejuns Layton Kiltie Moc II Loafers
    £150
  4. Navy Leather / Suede Mix Larson Penny Loafers
    £140
  5. Mid Brown Easy Weejuns Larson Penny Loafers
    £100
  6. Wine Leather Easy Weejuns Lincoln Loafers
    £120
  7. Navy Suede Easy Weejuns Larson Loafers
    £100 £70
  8. Mid Brown Wedge Larson Loafers
    £130
  9. Brown Leather / Suede Mix Larson Penny Loafers
    £140
  10. Mid Brown Leather Weejuns Larson Penny Loafers
    £140
  11. Wine Leather Larson Leather Penny Loafers
    £100
  12. Black Easy Weejuns Larson Pull Up Loafers
    £120
  13. Black Leather Easy Weejuns Lincoln Loafers
    £120
  14. Mid Brown Leather Weejuns Layton Kiltie Moc II Loafers
    £150
  15. Black Easy Weejuns Larson Penny Loafers
    £100

JAK

Subtle and simple, JAK's hand-made leather sneakers form a proud part of the burgeoning slow fashion movement which spurns year on year seasonality. Founded in 2014 by Isabel and José Mariam, this Lisbon-based brand hand-selects the leathers used for every pair of sought-after JAK footwear. Full grain leather, the highest quality available, is often used. Manufacture is in factories with a long tradition of shoemaking in northern Portugal, while style is beyond trend and without ornament, designed to last your lifetime. 


  1. JAK
    Off-White Nova Sneakers
    £149
  2. JAK
    Dark Blue Royal Sneakers
    £135
  3. JAK
    Dust G3 Sneakers
    £154
  4. JAK
    All White Atom Sneakers
    £140
  5. JAK
    Light Grey Atom Sneakers
    £140
  6. JAK
    Mustard Nova Sneakers
    £149
  7. JAK
    Arsenic Royal Nobuk Sneakers
    £135
  8. JAK
    Grey Royal Sneakers
    £135
  9. JAK
    Grape Olympic Sneakers
    £126
  10. JAK
    White Mercury Sneakers
    £149
  11. JAK
    Dust Nova Sneakers
    £149
  12. JAK
    NZ Royal Sneakers
    £135
  13. JAK
    Dust / Blue Atlas Sneakers
    £217
  14. JAK
    NZ Royal Hi Sneakers
    £144
  15. JAK
    Hazel Royal Sneakers
    £135

Alex Orso

Where to go for the finest jewellery wallets? Easy: one of London's finest men's jewellery brands. Alex Orso specialises in detailed, understated masculine pieces, and every Alex Orso jewellery wallet is true to that ethos. Premium Italian leather, vegetable dyed, is used for the construction of each wallet and every one is fully lined in suede. Inside there is room for cuff links, chains or pedants. Supremely elegant and the perfect complement to your jewellery collection.


  1. Polished Silver 5mm Cuff
    £210
  2. Navy Jewellery Wallet
    £220
  3. Rutheniam Oval Pendant
    £110
  4. Gold & Jasper Bear Claw Pendant
    £115
  5. Gold Nut & Bolt Pendant
    £140
  6. Gold Shark Tooth Pendant
    £110
  7. Gold Ring Pull Pendant
    £115
  8. Silver & Black Diamond 7mm Cuff
    £360
  9. Gold Ruthenium Double Washer Pendant
    £85
  10. Ruthenium Bottle Top Pendant
    £110
  11. Ruthenium Ring Pull Pendant
    £110

Carl Friedrik

Niklas and Mattis Oppermann founded Carl Friedrik in 2012 with a very particular vision: to make a singular range of full grain leather briefcases, backpacks and weekend bags. These are pieces that simply get better with the passing of time. Construction is designed to withstand the toughest demands of day to day urban life, while the design is Scandinavian inspired, with all the essentials at its centre rather than any superfluous detailing. Simply flawless.


  1. Chocolate 11" Walton iPad Air Leather Sleeve
    £89
  2. Cognac / Grey Vallance Briefcase
    £295
  3. Black / Dark Grey Carry-on Suitcase
    £315
  4. Palladium / Cognac Metal Belt
    £115
  5. Chocolate 13" Walton MacBook Pro Sleeve
    £99
  6. Chocolate / Grey Vallance Briefcase
    £295
  7. Chocolate / Orange Palissy 25 HR Briefcase
    £495
  8. Black / Grey Palissy Weekend Bag
    £525
  9. Blakc / Orange Palissy Weekend Bag
    £545
  10. Navy / Orange Palissy Weekend Bag
    £545
  11. Cognac / Grey Palissy Double Briefcase
    £525
  12. Black / Orange Bolton Briefcase
    £395
  13. Black 12" Walton MacBook Pro Sleeve
    £99

If you love leather as we do, you’ll swoon for suede too. Try these superb suede sneakers