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How To Take Care Of Your Valuables

Tried and tested: Atlas leather accessories.

style // May 18, 2018
Words by Stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Three years ago I bought an Atlas wallet. It’s all black leather, with a single zip that runs right around the outside and no unnecessary internal bulky compartments, because in all honesty I haven’t a lot to stuff inside.

Since then it’s accompanied me absolutely every place I’ve been, from disappointing surf checks in Sydney’s east, to long days at Stab HQ, visits to the famed resorts of the Fijian islands (rinsed particularly hard in this region) and everything between.

Today, it sits beside me with all its glorious flaws. The YKK zip handle contorted from a run-in with my car door, the leather exterior wrinkled and faded, softened to perfection. I have no desire to replace it.

Recently, I overheard an interesting sentiment advocating the use of leather, from a vegan of all people. Their point revolved around the disposable nature of society. We acquire so much low-quality junk, only to have it prematurely fall apart of out of trend. By next season most of it’ll be replaced, and the discarded will find a final resting place in a landfill.

Leather, however, ages like a fine Cab Sauv – it’s timeless. You’ll hold onto that jacket, wallet or pair of shoes for years, therefore consume less (Or perhaps they were just looking to justify the jacket they’d bought days earlier?).

Softened with age, stretch marks, obvious signs of wear. Much like its owner really.

Whether you’re into the green thing or not, leather’s also undoubtedly groovy. Depending on its incarnation, it can add either an air of sophistication or rock’n’roll grunge to typically mundane items.

Atlas Lifestyle Co pride themselves on their enthusiasm for creating timeless, classic leather goods – like the one which holds my very limited fortune. Everything in their range is Australian designed and “made from the highest quality materials”. 

Yesterday they made us aware that they’ve added a few new lines to their webstore as part of their “Back to Black” collection, celebrating a return to vintage black leather paired back with silver hardware. We clicked over, had a scroll and felt the range worthy of sharing here on the walls of Stab Style.

So slide down for a handful of Stab-approved items for consideration.

Wallet 01/ Slim Line Zip Wallet

“The Slim Line Zip Wallet was created for the minimalists who like keep things simple.”

Key Ring 03 / Wallet Chain

“The Wallet Chain is the most practical fashion statement you’ll ever make.”

Wallet 04 / Fold Wallet

Upgrade your pockets with the premium and timeless Fold Wallet.

See more from Atlas Lifestyle Co, here.


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