Winnipeg based brand, Oak + Oar, is pleased to have joined forces with Winnipeg Jet defenceman Mark Stuart of the National Hockey League on a capsule collection coinciding with the release of Oak + Oar's Fall/Winter Collection 'The Return to Glory'.
As a part of the capsule collection Oak + Oar and Mark Stuart sought out Vancouver based leather artisan, and former Winnipegger, Ken Diamond to collaborate on a limited run of leather made belts. The result of the project is a 10oz English Bridle veggie tan leather belt, a leather long synonymous with the horse tack trade. The hand crafted belts feature red, heavy linen waxed thread detailing around the nickel plated roller buckle. The belt includes the stamps of each respecitve party debossed by custom crafted magnesium stamps.
The belt release is limited to 21 pieces that will be available for purchase exclusively through oakandoar.com
on November 23, 2013 and will ship with a signed puck. Available in size 30 through 36.Ken Diamond
Ken Diamond began to work with leather in the late 90â²s and established Ken Diamond in 2003. The philosophy behind the works of Ken Diamond are simple-high quality leather goods with classic designs, entirely hand made in his Vancouver studio. As leather work is a dying art, he works at keeping the traditions alive while using modern techniques to keep the work simple and minimal.kendiamond.comMark Stuart
Is an American born professional hockey player who currently is an alternate captain of the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Boston Bruins 21st overall in the first round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft after leading Team USA to their first ever World Junior Hockey Championships gold medal in 2004.Oak + Oar
Is a Canadian based lifestyle brand that draws inspiration from cabin lifestyle, comradery of weekends at the lake and Canadian culture. The brand seeks to bring to market a unique range of clothing and accessories synonymous with cabin and Canadian culture.oakandoar.com
Photo credit: Joseph Visser