Unlike distressed debutantes, distressed leather has the inner fortitude to withstand even the most ruthless tress disses. Maintain a thick skin with today's Groupon: for $50, you get $100 worth of in-store, sale-priced artisan leather goods at J.W. Hulme Co., located in St. Paul.
Since 1905, every leather item at J.W. Hulme has started out the same way—hand-distressed, hand-cut, and hand-stitched by master American artisans. Featured in the Wall Street Journal, the top-quality briefcases, purses, sporting goods, travel accessories, and luggage go on sample sale once or twice a year, with Groupon-holders reaping the leather-loving benefits. Class up your homemade passport with the passport wallet, which comes with complimentary monogramming ($95), or dangle the Lexington mini hobo bag ($290) from an advantaged appendage. Bags are backed with a lifetime guarantee, ensuring a lifetime free of briefcases abandoning their handles and scattering classified files as they scurry across the pavement.
Bags from J.W. Hulme Co. have been featured in a number of press outlets including Lucky magazine and Harper's Bazaar. The J.W. Hulme Co. story has been covered in the Wall Street Journal, the Star-Tribune and A Continuous Lean.
- The company makes classic looking canvas and leather bags, plus a variety of different accessories. It is one of those rare brands that I want one of everything from. – Michael Williams, A Continuous Lean