KMM Leather

KMM Leather





Athens, GA

about KMM Leather

“The most interesting part of the process is dealing with imperfections in leather. All pieces are different. Some have brands and some have holes. If I can find a unique way to highlight a brand to create a one-of-a-kind piece, then I have done my job correctly.”

When Kyle majored in accessory design, he thought he’d go to work for a big company doing something creative. Sounds like a perfectly okay plan, but very quickly he fell for the art of crafting simple leather goods by hand, creating a heirloom-quality, small-scale, locally made product instead of a mass produced one. Each one of his hardcore leather goods is cut and sewn by hand, the old-fashioned way. When Kyle needs to remember why he’s spending so much freaking time on each piece, he just takes a peek the old photos and well-worn goods that he collects as little reference pieces. See, these leather goods don’t just last forever, they get better with age, kind of like a ’92 Cab from the Rhone region (okay, busted, but at least it sounded good). show more

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