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EPIC LEATHER WORK, ON A GREEK ISLAND

Co-founders of Epos Custom Leather create powerful mythic imagery and historical recreations    By Lynn Ascrizzi If gray winter ever gets you down, think of the Greek island of Rhodes, set like a rough-cut gemstone in the sparkling Aegean. “It’s called the ‘Island of the Sun,’” said Natalie Orfanidi, a gifted leather artist born and raised […]

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Billykirk!

“The Proof Is in the Patina” Leather Products as Distinctive as the Company Name By Gene Fowler Brothers Chris and Kirk Bray—owners of the Jersey City-based quality leather gear company Billykirk—know a thing or two about savvy branding.  Really, has there ever been a cooler company handle than the peppy Billykirk? It almost yodels with […]