Why Leather Wallets are Timeless

Wanna know why leather wallets are timeless? Well, picture this: It's 200,000 years ago. The first caveman buys wood for the first fire from his neighbor. He pulls out his leather wallet (he killed the cow to make it yesterday) from his strip of clothing to make the transaction. Crazy, but leather wallets have really been around that long. OK, so maybe I made that up. But, the point is, leather wallets have been around a hell of a long time. The 17th century in fact (that's actually true I promise!). So, why are we still using leather wallets over 300 years later? We took a good long look at our old leather wallets and came up with reasons why we think people turn to them now, and will for years to come.

By Zac, ago

3 Reasons why Wooden Watches are Trending

Advancing craftsmanship means we can now do stuff with wood we couldn't have dreamed of even 20 years ago. Wooden belts, rings and now watches are starting to pop. With a beautiful aesthetic look and that natural feel, we can certainly see why. At The Urban Upgrade, we're huge fans of wooden watches - here's our 3 reasons why wooden watches are trending.

By Zac, ago