Ben Hogestyn builds his one of a kind bespoke exotic & leather handbags in Malibu, CA. Utilizing centuries old leather crafting techniques, Ben shapes and stitches the worlds finest available hides from Hermès, Louis Vuitton and Horween tanneries. Combining his background in painting, ceramics, wood working, stone sculpting and metal welding.
He is able to construct and sew these bags by hand without the use of a sewing machine. His work is heavily influenced by the community and its lifestyle, resulting in an aesthetic that is at once elegant and sophisticated.