Coach men’s wallets made from vintage baseball gloves

Andrea Divirgilio / May 16, 2012

If you have a fascination for the vintage stuff, then the American lifestyle brand Coach has given vintage apparel a whole new meaning with its range of men’s wallets made out of vintage baseball gloves. Released in the press preview of Spring 2012 collection, the men’s wallets from Coach were undoubtedly the show stoppers. The limited edition men’s billfolds are crafted by hand using leather sourced from vintage baseball gloves with hand-turned edges and reinforced seams to add durability to its sophisticated heritage design. Further, the vintage style mitts embellished with a series of trimmings added primitive glamor quotient to them.

Coach men's wallets

The designers at Coach have been engaged in laborious project to showcase these stunning gent’s wallets in the most perfect manner. So, besides the vintage factor and aesthetics, they also ensured that these vintage men’s wallets remain in perfect condition to last a long time. The process involved collecting antique baseball gloves one year prior to the show, so that they could be seasoned properly. After collecting the historic base, they have subjected these leathers from heritage hounds into numerous pre-manufacturing processes, such as treating them, stripping them. This was followed by re-finishing and re-cutting the leathers in order to give them the handcrafted shapes of wallets. Thus, they produced as many as 200 such baseball Couch men’s wallets for the show in various sizes. However, the one showcased at the show was the smaller version.These Coach men’s wallets are available at selected stores for a price of $348.

Via: Coach

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