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AF Cardholder Nº3

AF Cardholder Nº3

In house designed and crafted artisanal cardholders made with finest whole grain Spanish leather.

175,00€
(Incl. 21% tax)
Clip Material:


 

A visitor from the East came round a couple of times to my workshop inquiring if I could make a version of this cardholder.

He had owned one for many years. Yet he could no longer find anything like it on the market. I was busy with other orders at the time and I could not make it in time.

However, after a couple of years of having the project on standby, I finally made the cardholder to the delight of my followers.


Capacity of 5 cards in middle compartment one card in Drivers License slot and cash in front pocket, although you could distribute it in a different way maybe squeezing in a couple more cards.

I hand cut and dye all the leather personally in my small workshop in the heart of Barcelona, a space open to visitors all year round.

AF Cardholder Nº3 is made with with finest whole grain Spanish leather

This model comes with a carbon fiber clip or metallic clips depending on the option selected.
On average materials would account for around 20% of costs. 
The rest, 80%, is related to labour costs, the cost of renting the workshop, tools, their replacements and/or maintenence. Not forgetting 21% vat and other taxes.
These smaller items most of the time is spent on hand sewing them and the hand dying of the leather.

All items are assigned with their own unique number code and registered in the book of sales to the person who has purchased it.

I guarantee my work against all premature defects arising from a responsible use of my products and will be happy to repair items that have not performed as expected for free. (I don’t cover shipping though.)

Please note:
Due to the one-of-a-kind nature of the medium exact colours and patterns may vary slightly from the images shown.

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Sizing Guide

Women

How to Select Belt Width

1 cm to 2.5 cm wide tend to be worn mostly by women over their dresses at waist or hip or with smart trousers, carefully coordinated with the clothes chosen adorning the outfit. Be suspicious if your boyfriend were to borrow one of these thin belts as most men consider these to be too feminine.

3 cm to 3.5 cm tend to be used as a multi-purpose belt for trousers and jeans. For those who only want to own one belt or the habitual jet-setter who travels light.


4 cm would be usually used on jeans or informal trousers with big loops such as baggy pants. If you don’t want to buy one steal it from you partner or brothers but be prepared for a fight.


4.5 cm to 5 cm is the largest size that will fit through the loops of jeans or other such trousers. For those that want to make a statement with a big belt and the big buckle. 5 cm belts also look good over a longer white shirt at the waist.


6 cm and over would be a type of corset belt to go over a shirt or dress at the waist. For a confident women who wants to stand out and make a statement.

How to Measure Belt Length

MEN

How to Select Belt Width

1 cm to 2.5 cm wide tend to be viewed as too thin and therefore feminine for all but the most self confident boys.

3 cm is the classic suit trouser belt used with all smart trousers. Usually combined with thin elongated buckles for a sleek elegant look for those who value a smart sharp look. 3 cm can also be combined with more rustic buckles especially in brass for a more informal scruffy preppy look.

3.5 cm is the most versatile belt size that would be for all occasions. Thin enough to fit through the loops of suit trousers and wide enough to look ok on a pair of jeans. Good to pair with a versatile buckle which will allow you to use it for all occasions. For the minimalist who only owns one belt. Also a great travel belt for the travel light jet-setter.

4 cm is the classic winner for jeans, your weekend belt and best friend, worn in with its own patina, can cause heartache when it comes to finding an adequate replacement. This is the belt women don’t tend to buy and then steal from their partners, when they are off guard. So be wary when storing it in your wardrobe.

4.5 cm is a slightly bigger belt for jeans. Looks good with solid chunky buckles especially ones with double prongs*. A good belt to buy, once you have enough 4 cm belts in your collection.

5 cm tends to be the widest belt found in men's wardrobes. Often seen with a big oval buckle western style but a large rustic vintage style buckle would also look very 'macho'. Recommended if your a drugs kingpin, very tall or just like to make a statement from time to time.

How to Measure Belt Length

Orders, Purchase & Shipping

How can I pay?

If you came to the shop, you can pay by Credit Card and cash. For purchases online I favour PayPal, although bank transfer is also accepted. On occasion I have accepted bitcoin, although its volatility makes payment more complicated.

Do I need to pay a deposit?
How do you ship and how is shipping charged?
How can I cancel and/or return my order?

For internet purchases there is a 14 day cooling off period. Returns must be made within 14 days of receiving the product. Monogrammed and custom made objects cannot be returned.

How do I get my article repaired? How should I return an Alexis Fasoli product?
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In the heart of Barcelona I carefully craft hand made products for special people that want to stand out. Unique one offs made by myself. Only a handful of items produced every year for the fortunate few that get to own an 'af'.

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