HITOE® L-zip S
Thin leather short wallet
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Special specification with soft touch [Velluto]
"Velluto" is an Italian word for velvet or velvet. "HITOE L-zip S Velluto" is an oil nubuck with a short brushed Elbamatt silver surface.Texas"use.
It features a soft and comfortable touch and an elegant, matte expression.
Aging is very fast, brushing of the rubbed part calms down and color and luster increase.
Simply (only), that's it
"I want to go out lightly with my hands without having a bag!"
The HITOE® series was born to fulfill that desire.
"Light and comfortable comfort"
Functionality, portability, storage capacity. I am convinced that HITOE® that has all these features will enrich your life.
History of HITOE®
SYRINX's HITOE® (single) series is a wallet that has earned a lot of attention as it has achieved numerous records including the highest amount of crowdfunding in Japan.
A small purse? Thin wallet?
What I wanted to make was a wallet that fits in my back pocket. A small wallet is convenient to put in a handbag or pouch. However, if you put it in your pocket, it will be thick and you will be worried about bulging. For a pocket or slim bag, a thin wallet is better than a small wallet.
"HITOE® (single) structure" that stands out thinness
The reason why the wallet is thicker is because the card and the coin overlap. The solution to this is the HITOE® (single) structure (patent office design registered). Instead of stacking cards and coins, they are distributed horizontally, making it much thinner than conventional wallets.
In addition, there are more than 10 common leather wallets.HITOE® is small4 pieces. This is the smallest wallet that can hold the coins and cards surveyed.
10 bills, 15 coins, 8 cards. Even with this much storage, the wallet is only 15mm thick. A typical wallet is 30mm or more. It is overwhelmingly thin.
I don't give up even if it's thin
There are other "thin wallets". However, the number of cards to enter was 3-5, the cards were easy to drop, the coin pocket was too small, and it was never easy to use.
HITOE® does not compromise because of its thinness.
It can be stored even though it is thin. It has a simple structure that is both thin and easy to use.
Challenge to "thick leather"
In this leather, oil penetrates deep into the fibers. If it is thinly strained, the original texture of the leather will be lost and the strength will also deteriorate.
"Leather remains thick, but the wallet is thin." We challenged and reached this conflicting challenge with HITOE®. For the exterior, "genuatsu" leather with a thickness of about 2 mm, which allows you to fully enjoy the original charm of leather. However, the central wallet is only 7mm thick. It is a "thin wallet" of "thick leather" that has never existed before.
HITOE short wallet L-zip is upgraded to the one and only one
The HITOE L-zip S takes full advantage of the many voices received from the previous model and thoroughly improves the points of concern. Not only is it thin, but it has also been reborn as a wallet that can be used quickly for bills and coins.
Improvement XNUMX Ease of use of banknotes
The inside has been redesigned so that it is easy to use without breaking the bill. Banknotes and coins can now be removed from the same side. The clearance is also large, and banknotes can be used more conveniently and speedily.
Improvement point XNUMX Custom-made puller
The fastener puller is an original tool whose mold is custom made to YKK. A simple design consisting of straight lines and arcs, and no logo on the table. It is hard to be caught in the pocket, unnecessary force is not applied to the slider, and durability has been increased.
The logo is engraved small on the back to make it inconspicuous. It is convex and also serves as non-slip. When viewed from the side, the thicker tip is the result of sticking to the pinch.
Although it is a small part, SYRINX's philosophy on design is condensed.
Improvement point XNUMX Polishing edge
The edge of the leather edge has been polished.
We are worried that the edge of the paint that is generally adopted will crack or peel off over time. It takes time, but there is no need to worry about polishing the edge, and the more you use it, the more it tastes.
6 thoughtful ease of use
01 Do not fold banknotes
Banknotes are used around the bottom of the wallet without folds. The trick is to pull out the whole banknote a little and then put it along the outside. Both banknotes and coins can be handled quickly.
(* Banknotes can be folded in two.)
02 The shallower coin pocket is easier to use
If the coin pocket is deep, you will not be able to find and remove coins smoothly. HITOE®'s shallow, wide open coin pocket lets you quickly find and retrieve the coin you need. If you close the zipper, you don't have to worry about coins spilling. It is shallow but can hold 20 coins. The maximum number of coins that can be used without waste is ¥ 999 = 15 coins (* photo), but there is still room.
03 Convenient double fastener for both cash and cashless
Special fasteners with sliders on both the cash and card sides.
The card and cash can be accessed quickly with minimum operations, respectively, and there is no fear of suddenly dropping coins when using the card. Both cache and cashless can be used conveniently.
If you open the two fasteners to the side of the coin pocket as shown in the picture, you can use the card and cash all at the same time.
04 Plenty of cards
Cards are put together in one place and can store about 8 cards at a lean thickness. When you close the zipper, you don't have to worry about accidentally dropping an important card.
05 Shape easy to put in and out of pocket
HITOE® has one end thinly bound. Therefore, putting it in and out of the pocket is smooth without getting caught.
06 Durable fastener EXCELLA
YKK's top-level fastenersEXCELLAAdopted.EXCELLAIs a fastener with extremely high dimensional accuracy and little play in meshing. For this reason, it may be hard to start using the product, and you may feel a little bit caught, but by using it, it will gradually become smoother.
The cheaper the fastener, the greater the play of the dimensions and the lighter the movement. However, the bite is sweet and can cause bites, disengagement and trouble. Carefully polished the entire surface of the element one by one, exquisite EXCELLAIs the best zipper you can use for a long time.
Careful tailoring by Japanese leather craftsmen
SYRINX's lean minimal design requires high precision. For this reason, SYRINX products are not mass-produced in factories, but carefully selected from small workshops in Japan that have high technical skills, and have been carefully implementing SYRINX's commitment.
The joy of opening the box
Delivered in a special-sized just-in-size box that can be used during storage. It is also ideal for gifts.
Dimensions: About W.109 x H.104 x D.7mm (center) 20mm (gusset maximum)
Product weight: Approximately 80 g
Material: Leather (Tempesti Elbamatt, Italy)
Production: Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture (Japan)
Accessories: Italian Plant Tannin Tanned Leather Association Quality Certificate
Intellectual Property: Design Registration No. 1637887
International Design (China) Registration No. 5338009
Hague International Design Registration DM / 203565
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"Vaketta manufacturing method" transmitted to the Tuscany region of Italy from the early 9th century. Tempestee's Elbamat leather, which continues its tradition, is a leather that has been tanned with natural tannins and slowly soaked in oil. Vaccetta leather has the unique feature of using beef tallow in the fattening process and using no water at all, and has a unique flexibility. Tallow is difficult to penetrate into leather and takes time to penetrate deep into the fiber. However, once it penetrates, it is difficult to come off, and you can enjoy a luxurious and glossy leather almost permanently. Tempesti's patented Elbamat manufacturing method combines beef tallow and fish fat to infiltrate more oil into the leather.
Elbamat luxuriously uses only the torso (benz), which is the finest of the finest cow hides grown in the cold regions of the Nordic countries.
Elba mats infused with twice the usual amount of oil have a smooth, sticky, superbly beautiful color and luster and stand out among the many Italian leathers.
A member of the Italian Vegetable Tannin Leather Association.
Deepening colors and aging
The bright and transparent coloring of Elbamat is done with dyes only. Scratches and stains are not hidden by embossing or pigment, so they remain. However, it is proof that it is the highest quality natural leather that you can enjoy the texture of the hide. We hope that you accept wounds and stains as a unique personality.
The more leather you use, the deeper the color, the more you can enjoy aging. As for aging, there is no leather to the right of Vachetta leather. Above all, Elbamat's aging, which contains plenty of oil, is beautiful and deepens in a short time.
In Italy, leather-like natural texture is preferred, and the culture of enjoying aging is alive. Elbamat is one of the few Italian leathers that can inherit the Italian leather culture and enjoy its charm.
Because it is a leather that grows together, it is also a great gift for a new start such as enrollment, promotion, or employment.
Texas Aging example
"Texas," reminiscent of the dry wilderness of Texas, USATexas)"series. Oil nubuck with brushed silver surface (front side), more durable and longer lasting than suede with brushed floor. It features a soft and smooth touch like velvet and contains a lot of oil, so aging progresses very quickly. The more you use it, the more calm, brushed, and deeper the color.
Texas Agave(Texas Agave)A: From the shallow sea to the deep sea.
Texas Piombo(Texas lead): From greige to deep dark brown with reduced saturation.
Texas Viola (Texas violets): From vivid mauve to deep purple.
Texas Giallo(Texas yellow): From bright yellow to amber.
No oil care required
I think that general leather has a glossy surface from the beginning. That's because the surface of the leather is oiled and finished in the final process. However, the oil on the surface volatilizes over time, loses its luster, and becomes crunchy. That is why regular oil care is essential.
Elba mats, on the other hand, have a matte look at first, as the name suggests. This is because a patented method of adding 1.5 to 2 times the normal amount of oil (about 20% of the hide) without applying oil to the surface, the oil penetrates into the fiber and the leather does not dry. The more oil you use, the more the oil contained inside will seep out of the pores and coat the epidermis, giving it a gloss. The waterproof effect also increases.
If you add the existing oil for leather, the pores will be clogged and you will have difficulty breathing, which will lead to the leather aging faster. Therefore, Elbamat does not require oil care. Waterproof sprays and other coatings are also prohibited. The leather cannot breathe and hardens.
Doing nothing and giving the leather a moderate stimulus is the best maintenance.
The surface is soft and easily scratched because it is not coated, but some scratches will recover naturally if rubbed with a finger. Deep wounds become familiar with aging and change into leather texture.
Due to the time and labor involved, few manufacturers currently produce Vachetta leather. Among the great leather nations, Elbamat is a rare presence that combines the original taste of leather with the ease of handling.
About Natural Mark
The cattle are grazed on the ranch so that they can grow healthy without stress. The cow is engraved with the "living proof (natural mark)" on the leather.
・ Scratch: Original skin scars, scratches and spots.
-Uneven color: The fiber density and thickness are different. Occurs depending on lots and parts.
Blood line: A streak pattern in which traces of blood vessels immediately below become dark.
・ Tiger: Streaky stripes at places where wrinkles tend to come close, such as near the neck
Normally, these are often hidden by embossing or pigments, but in that case the original texture of the leather is impaired.
Finishes that make use of the base material like Elbamat may have a natural mark, but it can be said that it is a proof of high quality natural leather.
We hope that you understand it as a unique personality.
(Scratch / color unevenness / blood line / wrinkle)
About white powder
Elbamat is a very oily leather, so the oil component oozing out of the pores may become white powder depending on the temperature, humidity and ventilation conditions.
This is the same phenomenon as bridle leather bloom, etc., not a product defect.
It is especially noticeable in winter, when the temperature is low, and it may look like a mold, but it can be easily wiped off with a soft cloth. (Parts that are difficult to remove finely, such as stitches, disappear when heated.)
These symptoms are one of the good properties of oily Elbamat. Thank you for your understanding.
If SYRINX products are used for their original purpose within the scope of common sense, a warranty period of one year from the date of purchase is provided for material and structural defects.
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