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. Dark Brown Jetty II Boater Shoes
    £100
  2. Wine Leather Larson Leather Penny Loafers
    £100
  3. Wine Leather Weejuns Larson Penny Loafers
    £140
  4. Black Easy Weejuns Larson Penny Loafers
    £100
  5. Mid Brown Larson Penny Larson Loafers
    £100 £70
  6. Black Leather Weejuns Larson Penny Loafers
    £140
  7. Wine Easy Weejuns Larkin Wine Leather Loafers
    £100 £70
  8. Navy Suede Easy Weejuns Larson Loafers
    £100 £70
  9. Cognac Easy Weejuns Leather Penny Loafers
    £90
  10. Cognac Penny Leather Loafers
    £130
  11. Wine Leather Logan II Weejuns Penny Loafers
    £140 £98
  12. Dark Brown Heritage Pull Up Larson Penny Loafers
    £140
  13. Wine Leather Weejuns Larkin Tassel Loafers
    £140
  14. Mid Brown Easy Weejuns Larson Pull Up Loafers
    £120
  15. Black Larkin Easy Weejuns Leather 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
    NZ Royal Sneakers
    £136
  2. JAK
    White / Red Atlas Sneakers
    £218
  3. JAK
    Grape Olympic Sneakers
    £127
  4. JAK
    Mint Royal Lite Sneakers
    £136
  5. JAK
    Hazel Royal Sneakers
    £136
  6. JAK
    Dust Royal HI Sneakers
    £145
  7. JAK
    Off-White Nova Sneakers
    £150
  8. JAK
    White / Black Atlas Sneakers
    £218
  9. JAK
    Mustard Nova Sneakers
    £150
  10. JAK
    Black G3 Sneakers
    £155
  11. JAK
    Arsenic Royal Nobuk Sneakers
    £136
  12. JAK
    Dark Blue Royal Sneakers
    £136
  13. JAK
    Grey Mercury Sneakers
    £150
  14. JAK
    White / Black Royal Sneakers
    £136
  15. JAK
    Black Atom Sneakers
    £141

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. Silver Shark Tooth Pendant
    £105
  2. Rutheniam Oval Pendant
    £110
  3. Silver & Black Diamond 7mm Cuff
    £360
  4. Black Rhodium Square Pendant
    £125
  5. Silver & Emerald Diamond 7mm Cuff
    £360
  6. Triangle Black Rhodium Pendant
    £125
  7. Silver Hexagon Pendant
    £120
  8. Ruthenium Disc Pendant
    £150
  9. Silver Bottle Top Pendant
    £105
  10. Gold Hexagon Pendant
    £130

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. Cognac / Grey Palissy 25 HR Briefcase
    £475
  2. Chocolate 15" Walton MacBook Pro Sleeve
    £129
  3. Cognac / Red Vallance Briefcase
    £295
  4. Cognac / Grey Vallance Briefcase
    £295
  5. Chocolate 12" Walton MacBook Pro Sleeve
    £99
  6. Navy / Grey Palissy 25 HR Briefcase
    £475
  7. Black 15" Walton MacBook Pro Sleeve
    £129
  8. Chocolate / Orange Palissy Briefcase
    £445
  9. Black / Grey Palissy Briefcase
    £425
  10. Chocolate / Grey Vallance Briefcase
    £295
  11. Black / Orange Vallance Briefcase
    £295

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