Leather Shop

Over the last ten years, we've come to consider ourselves experts in leather and are committed to using only the best. Visit our Leather Shop. Over the last ten years, we've come to consider ourselves experts in leather and are committed to using only the best. Visit our Leather ShopOver the last ten years, we’ve come to consider ourselves experts in leather and are committed to using only the best.
  • The Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide - featured imageThe Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide - alternate view
    The Moto Jacketin Whiskey Steerhide$1,075Coming Soon
  • The Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide - featured imageThe Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide - alternate view
    The Moto Jacketin Espresso Steerhide$1,075Coming Soon
  • The Moto Jacket in Midnight Steerhide - featured imageThe Moto Jacket in Midnight Steerhide - alternate view
    The Moto Jacketin Midnight Steerhide$1,075Coming Soon
  • The Presidio Jacket in Cognac - featured imageThe Presidio Jacket in Cognac - alternate view
    The Presidio Jacketin Cognac$998XS - 36S - 38M - 40L - 42XL - 44XXL - 46
  • The Oxford in Whiskey - featured imageThe Oxford in Whiskey - alternate view
    The Oxfordin Whiskey$298
  • The Brogue in Espresso Leather - featured imageThe Brogue in Espresso Leather - alternate view
    The Broguein Espresso Leather$298
  • The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Black - featured imageThe Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Black - alternate view
    The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Black$98
  • The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Brown - featured imageThe Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Brown - alternate view
    The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Brown$98
  • The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Navy - featured imageThe Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Navy - alternate view
    The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Navy$98
  • The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Evergreen - featured imageThe Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Evergreen - alternate view
    The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Evergreen$98
  • The Minimalist Wallet in Black - featured imageThe Minimalist Wallet in Black - alternate view
    The Minimalist Walletin Black$58
  • The Minimalist Wallet in Brown - featured imageThe Minimalist Wallet in Brown - alternate view
    The Minimalist Walletin Brown$58
  • The Minimalist Wallet in Navy - featured imageThe Minimalist Wallet in Navy - alternate view
    The Minimalist Walletin Navy$58
  • The Minimalist Wallet in Evergreen - featured imageThe Minimalist Wallet in Evergreen - alternate view
    The Minimalist Walletin Evergreen$58

Golden Bear Sportswear 95 Years & Counting

Just a stone's throw from our hometown headquarters in San Francisco’s Mission-Potrero Hill neighborhood, the Golden Bear Sportswear factory has been designing and manufacturing classic jackets for the better part of the last century. Since opening shop in 1922 under the title S. Slater and Son, the founder Sam Slater had cemented himself as a forefather of San Francisco craftsmanship and apparel. Now one name, several owners, and hundreds of classic outerwear designs later, Golden Bear Sportswear remains at the top of every brand’s ‘industry partner wish list.’

“Meticulous” doesn’t come close to describing the process that goes into manufacturing each and every Golden Bear jacket. From matching the leather’s grain for each panel to hand stitching them all together, every garment is rich with history, purpose, and love.

Since its inception, Golden Bear has maintained an impeccable reputation and set the standard for working conditions and longevity of employment. To this day, under the leadership of current-CEO Matt Ehlen, the average employment tenure is twenty years, employees are paid a prevailing salary and compensated for their vacation and sick days, and each quarter GB donates jackets to charitable causes, such as the Delancey Street Foundation, the John Burton Foundation, and homeless shelters across the Bay Area.

Decades of product patterns hang in the office. The Golden Bear label being stitched into a garment.
Golden Bear Sportswear

95 Years & Counting

Golden Bear Sportswear

95 Years & Counting

The Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Whiskey Steerhide $1,075
The Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Espresso Steerhide $1,075
The Moto Jacket in Midnight Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Midnight Steerhide $1,075
The Presidio Jacket in Cognac
The Presidio Jacketin Cognac $998

Friends in Footwear Family Owned in The Footwear Capital

If Cinderella ever needed a replacement for her Glass Slipper, Dante is undoubtedly where she would go. How comfortable can a glass slipper be, anyways? Most of us avoid walking on eggshells but she makes an effort to walk on glass. And while this Fairy Tale anecdote may seem a bit overdrawn, it’s actually quite an appropriate one, as working conditions in textile factories are far more similar to that of a scullery maid in the Tremaine household than we’d prefer.

Leather being prepped in our boot and shoe factory.

Fortunately, Dante, a family owned and operated footwear manufacturer in Leon, Mexico, provides their employees with a more classic storybook ending. Not only does the leadership of David and Carlos Torres Flores, brothers and co-founders, resemble that of the Fairy Godmother, but employees are given their very own “Pumpkin Coach” transportation in the personal, work-issued bicycles.

Templates cut out components of a boot sole.

No need to wait with bated breath for the clock to strike midnight and the veil to lift, the Dante employees work fair hours, receive equitable compensation, and operate more like an oversized family than a business. Don’t mistake ethics and conviviality with poor quality. The footwear made at Dante comes from fine, local leather and is constructed with the same scrupulous care that the Torres Flores brothers employ in keeping their workers happy. It doesn’t hurt that, at any given moment, you can hear, and smell, espresso machines pumping out some of best espresso we’ve ever had.

Friends in Footwear

Family Owned in The Footwear Capital

Friends in Footwear

Family Owned in The Footwear Capital

Handcrafted in Leon, Mexico

The Oxford in Whiskey
The Oxfordin Whiskey $298
The Brogue in Espresso Leather
The Broguein Espresso Leather $298
Shop The Collection

The Art of Leather

Shop The Collection

The Art of Leather

A cut above. Not all leather is created equally.

The Moto Jacket in Whiskey Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Whiskey Steerhide $1,075
The Moto Jacket in Espresso Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Espresso Steerhide $1,075
The Moto Jacket in Midnight Steerhide
The Moto Jacketin Midnight Steerhide $1,075
The Presidio Jacket in Cognac
The Presidio Jacketin Cognac $998
The Oxford in Whiskey
The Oxfordin Whiskey $298
The Brogue in Espresso Leather
The Broguein Espresso Leather $298
The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Black
The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Black $98
The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Brown
The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Brown $98
The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Navy
The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Navy $98
The Minimalist Billfold Wallet in Evergreen
The Minimalist Billfold Walletin Evergreen $98
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