Former models Jon Passavant and Benj Lee learned to love accessories when they were working on shoots for Ralph Lauren, Levi's, and Armani, even as they realized there was what Passavant calls a "rather large gap in the market" for them. So they did what any passionate duo would do: they started their own company.
They launched their accessories brand, Passavant and Lee in November 2013 with the No 25 briefcase, which is made by hand from aircraft grade aluminum and covered in Horween leather.
"We wanted to create a product for men looking to stand out from the crowd whilst maintaining the practicality of everyday use," Lee said.
Herein, Passavant and Lee share their tips for selecting and maintaining great leather accessories.
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