Leatherology 101

September 26, 2017 - garden totes

Siblings Rae and David Liu any spent a decade-plus distant afield from their Dallas roots, building considerable LinkedIn profiles all a while. Rae majored in poli sci during Columbia University and worked on supervision infrastructure projects during a World Bank before switching to fashion. After attending a Fashion Institute of Technology, she became a accessories growth manager for Alexander Wang, rising a high-end designer’s initial shoe and purse collection in 2008. Meanwhile, David complicated business during Georgetown University before rising by a ranks during Google, quickly apropos a conduct of ad sales during a London office. Now, both are behind home, using a family’s online business.

Leatherology offers some-more than 300 forms of leather products in a accumulation of colors—everything from receptacle bags and iPad portfolio cases to booze carriers and doggy rubbish bag holders. Instead of featuring normal code logos, a equipment are designed to be personalized with blind embossed or hand-debossed monograms, names, or messages in mixed rise styles, sizes, and colors.

At a new Forty Five Ten pop-up, one patron requested a three-line adore note hammered on a leather cheuffer tray. And afterwards there was a lady who systematic a 25-letter monogram—the name and series of his Masonic lodge—on an eye facade to use during arising ceremonies.  

Rae’s Dallas

Lives in: North Dallas with her father and 1-year-old daughter, Kressa.

Green thumb: “I’m an zealous gardener, and I’ve spent vast weekends during North Haven Gardens, my favorite hothouse in a city. Every singular staff member is impossibly knowledgeable.”

Family friendly: “The new Design District grill Wheelhouse is a surprisingly good mark for brunch with a toddler. Great food and a vast petrify area for her to run around in.”

David’s Dallas

Lives in: Oak Lawn with his beloved and dual dogs: Sammy, an English-French bulldog mix, and Riley, a array longhorn terrier encourage puppy from Dallas Pets Alive.

Caffeine fix: “I’m a coffee addict, and Houndstooth during Sylvan Thirty is my favorite shop. They also have a good cocktail bar in a behind called Jettison. We desired a pattern so much, we asked a architects to reconstruct a townhouse.”

Hidden gem: “The Buddhist Center of Dallas is a pleasing Thai church with a sensuous garden in a center of Dallas. Every Sunday, food stalls are set adult that offer adult a best authentic Thai food in a city.”

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