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35mm Horween Chromexcel Japanese Garrison Belt

35mm Horween Chromexcel Japanese Garrison Belt

Regular price $165.00 USD
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Horween is probably as famous for their Chromexcel as they are for their Shell Cordovan. Most notably used for footwear, Chromexcel is a chrome tanned leather with a semi-aniline finish. It is notoriously soft and stretchy, which makes it a little bit risky for belt-use, but these same qualities make for a VERY comfortable wear. I do my best to account for the stretch in every individual strap that I use, and with a fairly high success rate. It is my goal that the belt will stretch with wear over time so that your measurement lands on the center hole- I make no guarantees and the leather may under or over-stretch from your desired measurement. I am always happy to add more holes and remove excess length if desired.

The above may sound daunting, but I haven't had any complaints, so if a CXL belt is what you are after, you can buy with confidence.

Available in Black, Natural or Color 8. Black is a sort of "teacore" leather, being that it has a lightly-colored tan core underneath the black surface dye. With wear, the core color will star to show through, giving what was once a dark black color a now dusty appearance. Natural will darken to a deeper brown, like a natural vegtan would, and burgundy will also darken over time.

Choose between the two pictured Garrison buckle styles, A or B.  A being rectangular in shape and B being square. Both are stellar options and are made in Japan using the highest grade solid brass.

The buckle is secured with hand-stitched ritza tiger thread in complementing colors.

Please follow the detailed sizing instructions here. It is normal for the measurement to be several inches larger than your waist or tagged jean size. If you have any doubts, please reach out to me with any questions.

Handmade in Denver by one person.

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