While some might say that the idea of high-quality merchandise coming out of Hong Kong's phooey, the husband and wife team behind HarLex are proud to put "Made in China" on their line of hand-stitched leather goods. Worked up using genuine cow/lamb skin & cotton canvas, everything from laptop sleeves to luggage tags can be engraved for a personal touch, which in the People's Republic usually means you're about to get some Tang. HarLex will protect:
Gadgets: A variety of snap-close folios are available for both iPads and MacBooks, and iPhone sleeves come with a card slot and're secured over the top by an elastic band, which must be Bootsy's considering his is made of Rubber.
Money: Two-compartment, snap- or loop-tuck-closed wallets come in a dozen leather/thread combos, while simpler are three-slit money clips, elastic-secured bi-folds, and a card-only pocket made of kangaroo leather, which usually makes a coin pouch.
Other Stuff: Adjustable camera straps for both neck and wrist, passport travel cases, and even document folders with slots for paper, pens, and biz cards to keep your ish "neat and tidy", though considering that's also how the People's Republic describes their coal mining, train travel, and relationship with Tibet, that might be phooey.
Published: October 24, 2011 at 4:00am EDT
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