This cool label named Harbour 2nd was founded in 2014. Inspired by the contrast between traditional charme and the modernity of the port city that is Hamburg, Habour 2nd has developed sweethearts which stand out through their uniqueness. Because of the finest craftsmanship and a detailed processing no bag looks like the other. The love for Hamburg is reflected in their inspiration a well as in the name "harbour" which, of course, stands for the lovely Port of Hamburg. "2nd" refers to the location of the label, which is situated in the city center, on the "second ground".
The distinctive marks of sweethearts by Harbour 2nd
Harbour 2nd has achieved an instant recognition of their bags at first glance by creating a distinctive corporate identity and has built a large fanbase. Each bag has three distinctive marks:
- Thanks to a special processing the cowhide will get a charming and rough used look. Nevertheless it feels soft and smooth. The interplay of appearance and feel is a distinctive mark of a real Harbour 2nd.
- An anchor pendand is another hallmark of each sweetheart following the slogan: "Home is where my anchor drops."
- Last but not least many of the Harbour 2nd sweethearts score through their typical braiding as well as their even and casual studs. The liason of a rough apperance and characteristic details flatters the urban spirit.
Harbour 2nd counts on an individual production process
With lots of time and the finest craftsmanship arise high quality bags, backpacks and wallets. Their production can be divided into four steps and takes place in India - a country which has a long tradition of leather processing.
But what goes into making a Harbour 2nd bag? First, the leather is inspected. Only the best pieces will be released into production. Second, the leather gets cut out and sewed. Then the bag gets washed and colored in a special process that guarantees that even the cutting edges of the bag are getting colored. This process is a flagship for a real Harbour 2nd! Last but not least, the washed bag gets dried within a constantly tempered room - and now the unmistakeable original is complete!
The casual look and personable manner of this label built up a constantly growing fanbase. But still the label form Hamburg remains authentic and stays true to its principles - which makes it even more likeable. If you are as impressed as we are, you will find a lovely selection of unique beauties made of cowhide here. So now is the time to find your new unique sweetheart!