“Rawhide”

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ARGENTINA Through Harold’s Lens:

Armoas of rich, subtle leather products surround me.

Leather stores by the hundreds.

Leather products by the thousands.

Rainbows after rainbows of multiple colors. Full-grain. Top-grain. Corrected-grain. Split. Buckskin. Patent. Vachetta. Slink. Deerskin. Nubuck and Napa.

Boots to the knee, bags off the shoulder, jackets slim and snug, pants hugging buns, skirts swishing air, totes, backpacks, belts, wallets, pouches… all sanded, buffed or snuffed.

A world capital of leather.

“You dashing dude you”, Rita said as I strutted away in my new custom leather jacket.