Eric Musgrave

Since 1980, menswear & fashion retail commentator, opinionated thought-leader,
event host & all-round top bloke. Contact me to discuss working together.

Bill Amberg’s leatherwork studio

The exceptional work in leather produced by Bill Amberg‘s studio is celebrated in my latest piece for There are some great pix by Andy Barnham accompanying the piece.

Bill Amberg billionaire

Although he’s been celebrated for his leather bags for men and women for 25 years and more, the bespoke commissions his London-based craftsmen and women undertake in furniture, domestic interiors, cars, yachts, aeroplanes and all manner of intriguing one-offs is less high profile. Bill’s passion for leather really comes through in his longish interview with me.

Bill Amberg April 2011

Bill is well known for his dapper appearance, especially in tailoring. Yet when a simple cotton jacket that was too big for me came my way, the strapping Mr Amberg gave it a good home. One of his satchel-like bags was my leaving present from Drapers seven years ago and it’s still one of my favourites. It has aged beautifully and I use it regularly now that I am back at Drapers.

Bill Amberg bag



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