Among the new exotic leather models released in the ready-to-wear collections, discover the New-York model.
For modern concrete cow-boys, the New-York buckle evokes the Big Apple and its darkest corners. In those gloomy places nevertheless emerged whole sections of popular fantasy, from CBGB punk to 50’s noir movies, from glittery disco fever to Queens 90’s rap. Hence a 4 metal part buckle with black and grey enamel inserted, engraved with lines that give the feeling of a long stay on those dark but magical sidewalks.
Those buckles are in fact vintage ones found in the USA during the 80’s by a friend of the house, asserting origins as obscure as they are fascinating. Truly unique artifacts already charged with history, in a search for a new chapter.
To top off those particular belts, the buckles close a belt handcrafted from ostrich leg, a rare and exclusive leather. Used primarily for watch straps, the team found by chance large hides, enabling us to craft full belts.
You’ll enjoy the unique pattern and texture of those skins. A precise work done in our Italian laboratory aims at highlighting the different scales of the leather’s grain. Like some Silver Ostrich classics, the belt is shrinked around the buckle. It’s a distinctive detail of the ranger belt, originally meant to carry cartridges on the wider part, and made as a byproduct from the lone ranger saddles.
Ask the team any question you have in mind, either about sizing or how to wear it. If the Canadian tuxedo is always advised in case of doubt, urban classics are also a way to go, from leather perfecto to full black outfit or even to include in a streetwear look.
We remain at your disposal for any question and recall that Silver Ostrich belts are available on express shipping at your door, wherever you are on the globe.