I think most of us will agree that 2020 has been a year that most of us will not forget. One this is for sure we all deserve to relax and enjoy time with our loved ones this Christmas! Whether it is for a thoughtful gift for a loved one or a well-earned treat for yourself, we have put together a handy guide with some of our most loved gifts for this holiday season.
Any costume designer will tell you that a great hat can be an essential part of creating a memorable character. Some of the most iconic characters in movie history have worn a unique headpiece that sets them apart from the rest.
Mongrel is a boot brand that prides themselves on being 100% Australian born and bred. Mongrel manufacturer Victor Footwear is a family company that has made boots or Australian workers since 1930. Passing on the skills of the trade and the attitude for quality workmanship down through five generations, it could be said that they know a thing or two about making tough boots for Australian conditions.
A great middle-of-the-range boot that is actually good quality can be pretty hard to find.
Winter is here and that means its even more important to make sure you have the right workwear to keep you safe and well at work. With every season there comes a new set of weather hazards that Aussie workers must deal with to get the job done, and winter weather can cause cold stress, bringing down your immunity and increasing the likelihood of contracting illnesses that keep you off the job.
In the states the fishermen call it a “Slicker”, in England, the Farmers call it a “Barbour”, and they were invented by a Scottish sailor in New Zealand in 1898, but the Oilskin coat as we know it today has its roots firmly planted in the Australian way of life.
Recently we came across the You Tube channel of American leather goods craftsman and boot connoisseur Rose Anvil. The reason he caught our attention is he is cutting all our boots in half!