We haven’t updated the features section in a hot minute – so this feature may have gone over your heads. We recently visited Selectism columnists Billykirk’s studio and took a pretty in-depth photographic tour of the place.
Since 1999, brothers Chris and Kirk Bray have been producing handmade leather goods under the name Billykirk. The name comes from their father’s nickname for Kirk (William Kirk Bray), and well before they ever hit upon leather was the moniker for their dream company. The move to leather came from a fruitful trip to the thrift store. There Chris picked up a leather watch strap. And, in that object, a firm idea was born.
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