Click on the player to listen to the first ASW podcast, a twenty minute discussion about web browsing for rare and not-so rare items with RJ, a ten year veteran of shopping for elegant bargains online
The following are some French web sites that RJ finds interesting. Use Google Translate as necessary.
-Artisans’ collective un jour un artisan featuring Mary Beyer, one of the last traditional glovemakers in France.
-Depot Vente - Paris Luxe is one of the better vintage shops in Paris and also ships internationally.
-Galierie - Arte et Design is another artisans’ site featuring leathergoods maker Beynat & Janniaux.
-Ultiman Paris offers vintage cufflinks and accessories.
-Bespoke cufflink-maker Rosset et Gaulejac.
-Leathergoods makers Duret Paris.
-Shagreen products by Jacques Robin at Cuirs d'Ocean.
-Leather games maker and bespoke shoemakers Deuce.
-Chapal Paris, motoring leathers.
The photo is a scan from the Sotheby's catalog for the 1998 auction of the posessions of the late British dandy Bunny Roger. Today, the same auction might well be on the world wide web.