There was a little gem in the back (front?) of the new issue of Free & Easy, Cramp leather goods. (That link worked last night but not today — fyi.) Cool stuff, strange name. Lately Free & Easy seemed to be getting more bizarre by the minute, making you feel like you had taken acid and were mowing a lawn of dandelions on a John Deere tractor. Luckily the good folks who put out my favorite non-English magazine were able to shake off the psychedelic haze for the May home issue. The Cramp canvas and leather shoulder bag, plus the other items pictured below, are some great looking accessories. Definitely something I need to keep an eye out for on my next trip to Japan.
I thought the bag looked sort of pursey (is that a word?), okay lets say purse-like, until I saw the photos below. I love the double leather strap, perfect for cycling.
Smoking is basically required by law in Japan, so this leather pouch should be a best seller. One time at a Cafe in Daikanyama I remember smoking was only allowed inside, not at the tables out front. Amazing!
This wallet looks really tasty. Although, would it be tough to carry in your back pocket? I don’t like to sit on big wallets. I do like to sit on stacks of cash though, just sayin’.