Premium Leather Goods from Ugmonk

These premium leather items from Ugmonk look amazing. Ugmonk designer Jeff Sheldon does excellent job at paying such close attention to detail. Seriously sexy stuff. I actually wish that the premium leather case was tailored to fit on a Moleskine Notebooks. I’d love that. Maybe a future product?

Leather Bi-Fold Wallet: This uniquely designed bi-fold wallet is handcrafted from a single piece of leather which can be easily flattened for tanning and oiling. The raw leather starts out a light color and will age, darkening as it absorbs the oils from your hands and is exposed to the sun. The more you use it, the better it looks. Price: $84

Ugmonk Leather Card Case: Let’s face it. Most people carry around a lot of excess in their wallets. For those prefer a more minimal approach, this slim card case is perfect for holding just the essentials. This ultra slim design can be comfortably carried in the front or back pocket. Handcrafted right here in the USA. Price: $58

Leather Card Case: Let’s face it. Most people carry around a lot of excess in their wallets. For those prefer a more minimal approach, this slim card case is perfect for holding just the essentials. This ultra slim design can be comfortably carried in the front or back pocket. Handcrafted right here in the USA. Price: $56

Co-Tee TV Episode 61: Johnny Cupcakes and The Suitcase Tour

In this episode of Co-Tee TV I wear Robocopper by Olly Moss and review a box of goodies sent to me from Johnny Cupcakes, a clothing brand started in 2001 by Massachusetts native, Johnny Earle. Earlier this month, Johnny Cupcakes embarked on a nationwide adventure that he dubbed The Suitcase Tour.

For Johnny, this is him going back to his roots. When he first started Johnny Cupcakes, he would sell goods stuffed in an old suitcase from the trunk of car. He would stuff that suitcase full with Johnny Cupcakes tees and he’d bring it along to whatever city his band was playing in at the time. That was how Johnny Cupcakes started and now with this tour, Johnny Cupcakes has come full circle.

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Coty’s Thoughts:

I received a couple of products from Johnny Cupcakes, including his Make Cupcakes Not War sticker, Camo Print Pencil, Camo Print Notebook, and Crossbones Wallet. The stickers and the pencil were your standard branded items and are some of the cheaper products in the Johnny Cupcakes shop. On a budget? Buy a Johnny Cupcakes branded pencil, pin or sticker.

The composition book was not as sturdy as those classic composition books from grade school with the thick front and back covers. Instead, this one was a bit more flexible due to the covers not being as thick. The inside back cover of the book comes with the standard “things you should know” facts like you’d find in any composition book. The inside of the front cover has a cute outline of the Johnny Cupcakes logo that you encouraged to sketch inside of.

The most exciting part of the package was the purple leather crossbones wallet. The wallet comes packaged in a little brown sack, with black lettering and a red drawstring. The wallet is very thin and is made up of a total of four pockets. The main center pocket is perfect for a few bills. On one side of the wallet there are two pockets for your plastic cards and on the opposite side you’ll find a pocket with a clear window, presumably for identification.

Pricing: Purple Crossbones Wallet ($24.99), Camo Print Notebook ($5.99), Make Cupcakes Not War Sticker ($2.99), Camo Print Pencil (0.99¢).

Johnny Cupcakes Box

Johnny Cupcakes Composition Book

Johnny Cupcakes Goodies

Johnny Cupcakes Stickers

Johnny Cupcakes Pencil

Johnny Cupcakes Leather Wallet

Johnny Cupcakes Leather Wallet

Johnny Cupcakes

Johnny Cupcakes Suitcase Tour 2010

Also mentioned in this episode:

Robocopper by Olly Moss

Apple iPad

Johnny Cupcakes Back To Basics Tour

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