From Rolex to Apple watches, These Custom PH-Made Leather Straps Will Jazz Up Your Timepiece
The newly opened Hunter Tradition in Venice Piazza breathes new life to your watches with handmade custom leather watchstraps.
“It’s really about people who value individuality,” says co-founder Carlo Villamin. “We only work using premium genuine leather. Right now, we have a wide range of local cowhides in various colors such as vintage brown, stone, midnight blue, olive green, vintage black, and cognac, among others. It usually takes one to two hours for a strap to be done depending on the complication of the style. The process involves fitting, cutting, assembling, stitching, and finishing.”
From formal to casual, sporty to edgy designs, they can make it happen—and your watch will look as if it’s brand new. If you have a sketch or style you’d like them to work with, whether it’s about combining colors, choosing the color of the stitching thread, or making the watch fit perfectly on your wrist, your wish is their command.
And, of course, the excellent skills of their craftsmen are sure to deliver. “Our culture of being meticulous when it comes to making our leather watch straps is the very backbone of our service,” Carlo says. “We actually have a client who’s a luxury watch collector and has already bought 20 watch straps from us.”
Hunter Tradition is at Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill, Taguig City.