Vegetable Tanned Vs. Chrome Tanned

The age old debate. It's our opinion that Vegetable tanned leather is simply better. What's the difference? Veg Tanned Leather is tanned using tannins (tannin are also found in grape skin...

Our creative process

  A deeper look at what inspires and motivates us and our creative process! Are you unknowingly supporting an enormous supply chain with a huge...

How you can help

We believe in Slow Fashion, and changing the wasteful, outsourced fashion industry. How often do you really think about where your clothes and accessories come...

June Update!

DID YOU KNOW?That you get 20% off your first order with us when you use promo code FIRST20OFF. Just sign up for our newsletter and use...

Spring Show Announcement!

Want to try on our bags in person? See us this Spring! At Clover Market, Terrain + Fishtown Flea! Spring time is a great time to hit up a...

Our First Industrial Sewing Machine

We get asked a lot about how we started working in leather and how we learned to make bags. If I'm honest, it was a...

Slow Fashion

We are gearing up to add some new items to our lineup and we couldn't be more excited! Keep your eyes peeled for some new...

December 2018 Newsletter

Our LeatherWe source our leather from Wickett & Craig, based out of our home state of Pennsylvania. They are one of the few tanneries still...

Fishtown Flea June 2018

You might remember we had the opportunity to be a part of the Fishtown Flea last year. We are honored to be included again this year...

Vegetable Tanned Vs. Chrome Tanned

The age old debate. It's our opinion that Vegetable tanned leather is simply better. What's the difference? Veg Tanned Leather is tanned using tannins (tannin are...

May Newsletter

We've been trying to solve a seemingly simple problem.We want to make durable, simple, affordable leather goods. Designer leather goods are mass produced and will...

Studio Tour

Our studio is located in our home in Philly. We use a spare bedroom as a space to get creative. Over the years our studio...

Key Fob

Our Key fob is a pretty practical item. Designed to keep your keys together and from poking a hole in your pants. You can wear...

Pumpkin Picking

Any excuse to get outside is a welcome one. Especially if it is time to go to the farm and pick pumpkins and apples! It...

Valley Forge Photo Shoot

We got out of the studio to highlight one of our favorite bag designs! The circle bag. We ended up designing a postcard, that we...

Fishtown Flea

We have some catching up to do!  We were very fortunate to bring our leather goods out into the world for one of the Fishtown...

First Post!

We thought starting a Blog would be a great way for you to get to know us!  Hemlock and Hyde was born last August as a...

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