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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Antonio From Enrile Makes Le Noeud Papillon A Lizard Skin Watch Strap In Purple - Custom Made Exotic Skins Made In Seville Spain

If I allowed to my ego to get in the way of writing this blog I would open up with "I picked the trend that watch straps were going to have a big day" - there, I let my ego get in the way.

That being said I can move on and tell you that my obsession with purple has not subsided of recent and I keep following every lead I can toward the colour. Recently I asked Antonio from Enrile in Spain  if he would work on a leather watch strap for us to show the process of how a watch strap in an exotic skin is made. I am also, hopefully, going to convince him to make a leather strap with patina, but for the moment I am very happy with the purple lizard skin he has sourced below.

Poor Antonio's website doesn't do his skills justice. It's better to follow his Instagram on @enrileshoes to watch this man take up his tools and knock out some extraordinary work for one man in a workshop.

To this day, the patina brown weekend bag that  Antonio made for our company still draws such attention that the moment I walk into a place of business in Sydney the first question, before they see my silks and bows is, "wow, who made the bag".

I know that holding expectations of people will invariably disappoint, but I am hoping that Antonio will show us something equally unique with a custom made watch strap. In the interim, I have the photo he sent me of the skin and the chosen thread.

Materials for a custom made leather watch strap by Antonio of Enrile in Seville, Spain

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