The Bindery Blog
Posted: October 03, 2019Categories: Leather Accessories
When you purchased your first genuine leather bag, you invested in a product meant to last. Why else invest in something so high quality? But with the unique beauty of full grain genuine leather, comes great responsibility.
Owning a high quality leather good for years can lead to plenty of wear and tear. Life happens. And by life we mean cats, coffee spills, babies and more. No matter what kind of wear and tear your bag has been through, we’ve collected the 5 best ways to restore leather and bring new life to your favorite leather bag.
Posted: September 06, 2019Categories: iPhone
Your iPhone battery is the most important part of your device. If that isn't working, then all the features and apps in the world won't do you any good. However, with a few easy steps, you can make sure that your battery holds a charge and stays charged for longer.
The lithium-ion batteries inside new iPhones more reliable, longer-lasting, and safer than previous generations. That said, they aren't without their quirks and needs. Here are some great tips on how to extend the life of your iPhone battery and get the most out of it:
Posted: September 02, 2019Categories: Leather Bags
It might be your first grown-up job, a promotion, or a career change, it's a great time to get a new bag for work. By taking a little bit of time to carefully select your next bag, you'll end up with a fantastic work companion for decades. One of these four best work bags ought to be the right fit:
Posted: August 23, 2019Categories: Brand, Hand Crafted, Leather Bags
Trends can come and go, but a true, rugged gentleman's wardrobe is here to stay. While remaining constant, a man's closet ought to reflect his intrepid spirit and classic taste. He might incorporate modern styles, but he is certainly not getting a whole new wardrobe every fashion season. So, to get him on the right track, we've taken our top 6 essentials for the rugged gentleman:
Posted: August 08, 2019Categories: Leather Bags
A weekend bag is just that, a bag that's perfectly tailored for weekend getaways. There's just enough room inside for a weekends' worth of clothes, a Dopp kit for toiletries, and some other essentials. A weekender bag needs to have both a shoulder strap for carrying crossbody, able to be worn on the shoulder and also include handles for a quick grab. Weekend bags are soft but structured. The very best weekend bags are made of leather for durability, fashion, and comfort. Lastly, when fully unzipped, the opening to a weekender bag is wide enough for full access to its contents.
Posted: August 05, 2019Categories: Wallets
There's only one shot to make a great first impression. Whether or not you mean to, your wallet says a lot about its' carrier, you. Even dressed up to the nines in your best clothes with a fresh haircut, a ratty wallet can undo all your hard work. Thus, when shopping for a new wallet, choose one that's both functional and handsome. There are a lot of wallets out there, and it can be hard to choose the one that strikes the balance between working great and looking great. Don't worry, we've narrowed it down to six stellar types of men's leather wallets.
Posted: July 29, 2019Categories: Leather Bags, Wallets, Macbook Pro, Leather Briefcase, iPad Pro
You may not be in middle school anymore, or even college, but that doesn't mean you can't use a refresh with some new items to get your head in the game for Autumn. This is the season of change and work ramps up, so getting ready for work shouldn't actually feel like work. We've rounded up our top picks oriented toward functionality, productivity, and they look fantastic. Get ready to turn some heads in the office this Fall!
Posted: July 23, 2019Categories: Apple Watch
Some watches are known only for their excellent functionality, while others are known purely for their iconic looks. Our watch bands, though? They are the very best equal mixture of both. We took two classic designs from the early 20th century and redesigned them for the future. The new Aviation Series for Apple Watch Bands are essential to a rugged gentleman's wardrobe. They're sleek, modern, and gorgeous. However, as Siri Hustvedt said, "There is no future without a past." So, let's take a look back to see the legacies that established these bands!
Posted: July 10, 2019Categories: iPhone
iPhone season is revving up. New rumors are swirling, everyone is dying to see what Apple is coming out with this year. Normally, we see a new redesign as we did in 2018, then a year of refinement, usually dubbed an "S year". They might tweak the camera specs, bump up the processor, but the external unit stays the same. If Apple were following their typical pattern, last year was supposed to be laidback, an "S year". The launch of the XS certainly followed that pattern. However, we also saw the launch of the incredibly powerful XS Max and the pared-down XR. 2018 had three iPhones, which was anything but normal. Apple is clearly shedding its predictability. What could that mean for this year?
It's time for a new cycle of iPhones, but what exactly is Apple be working on? There's been some friction on the design team, to say the least. Will we see a completely different design philosophy now that Jony Ive has left? Are they really going to put three cameras on one iPhone? Let's take a look at what the experts are predicting for iPhone 2019!
Posted: July 05, 2019Categories: Leather Bags, Art of Craft
Capable, well-designed, and stylish bags and briefcases are rare, incredibly so. That's why we pioneered an entire line of professional women's accessories here at Pad and Quill. Your day might include heading out to a client meeting, meeting up with friends for coffee, a little league game, and more! Your bag needs to be adaptable enough to keep up. But how do you choose?
First off, look for a clear design philosophy. Clean lines, well-tailored interiors and durable materials are indications that the maker put heart and soul into their bag. When we set out to design our own line of laptop bags for women we went through countless prototypes. We tweaked every detail until we got perfection. Our vintage-inspired line of bags and purses are designed to maximize functionality and style. Each bag has been incredibly designed to go the distance and look great while doing it. Every bag is handcrafted by our artisans. Their experience shines through in every stitch. Our bags are made to last and backed by an incredible 25-year warranty. Tackle your busy schedule in style, let's find your perfect bag!