Voyager Journal — handmade

West Coast Craft

2013 accessories adornment art bags bespoke design First Rite handmade Inspiration leather local Made in the USA Nikki Garcia quality San Francisco textiles texture

We were so excited to attend the very first West Coast Craft, a meticulously curated fair showcasing the very best of the West Coast's young, innovative makers, designers and book curators. First stop was Ali Golden and Job & Boss' booth of indigo eye candy! Expect some of Brook and Kirby's designs at our store for SS14!  Beautiful Shibori clutch bags and a new two tone backpack we couldn't stop touching! Hardcore craft and design books at Press Works on Paper A very busy Nikki Garcia at the First Rite booth. Lay your head on our favorite boobies from the ladies...

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Up to bat next: Joshu + Vela at Voyager in November

2012 accessories bags collaboration design handmade Joshu + Vela local quality San Francisco

A few weeks ago I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to visit the studio of San Francisco based bag and leather goods maker Joshu + Vela. J + V’s Noah Guy had just returned from what sounded like a dreamy Indian Summer trip to Montana and graciously invited me to tour his space and give me the rundown on what’s happening at Joshu + Vela. Check out Joshu +Vela's pop up shop at Voyager starting November 8th.  ed. note: All N's are Noah and all M's are me, below and throughout. N: So Robert told you we are...

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Revolver at the Urban Air Market, this Saturday 10/20 in the Lower Haight!

2012 art collaboration design handmade jewelry local Made in the USA quality sneakers sustainable textiles

This Saturday, October 20th, Revolver will participate in the Urban Air Market at its inaugural event in the Lower Haight. Haight Street from Webster to Pierce will be closed to auto traffic. Instead, the street will be lined with booths featuring 200+ independent designers selling clothing, accessories, jewelry, and other items. We've interviewed Danielle Cohen, director of Urban Air Market, about the event and she gave us the scoop on what it's all about. Come check it and us out! Where did the inspiration for the Urban Air Market come from? Can you tell us what influenced you to begin...

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Speaking of bespoked, a chat with Johnny of Obbi Good Label

2012 accessories bespoke handmade leather Obbi Good Label quality Singapore

Revolver and Voyager is super stoked to be carrying a new range of leather goods from Singapore Artisan Leather brand Obbi Good Label. We've got several styles of wallets and belts from this fine purveyor of all things leather. Johnny (Scasi) Low of OGL was very kind to answer some questions about the inspiration behind what he does and how Obbi Good Label came to be what it is today.  Tell us about your journey: how did you end up producing leather goods? Was it always an interest? Why leather as opposed to some other form of apparel? In 1998...

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