This is how it looks when you open your Butts and Shoulders package. Here will start your own journey and the magical ageing process of the ‘virgin’ leather.

The Butts and Shoulders logo which is sprayed by hand.

On top of the bag there’s the leather certificate with the unique bag number. The certificate reminds you to the start of the ‘virgin’ leather and it’s also the testimony of the registered original.

Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.