Lemmy thanks us on Facebook!

I’ve known Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead for 8 years and not only is he badass but he’s super sweet. He thanked Heavy Leather NYC for being the maker of his guitar straps, and we thank him for rockin’ ’em! Get…

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New Product: The Easy Rider Bag!

We just came out with a line of rad new custom python motorcycle belt bags. I’ve got a custom belted  white leather purse that I wear around town and all the ladies request it. It’s got a ton of hand…

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Doyle and Me

Last night I had the pleasure of meeting up with Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, formerly of the Misfits. I’ve been working with him on making his signature vegan guitar strap for about a year and was able to hand off…

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That time I was in a Motörhead video

Motörhead – Rock Out Video, shot at the first Heavy Leather NYC studio by Greg Olliver & Wes Orshoski. That’s me in the fishnet bodysuit and my friend Brenda in the hat. That last shot is the stuff dreams are…

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HANGIN’ with GEEZER

Geezer! I can not describe how excited I get when I look through the latest edition of Guitar World magazine. I’ve been making straps for both Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler for a couple of years now but it is…

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Babes on bikes!

It’s freezing here in NYC and while I write this post my bikes sit warm and cozy, one in my studio and the other in my bedroom. We dream of Spring, riding season. I ride with a ladies crew called…

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Welcome to the new HEAVYLEATHERNYC.COM

I’m overjoyed to launch the new Heavy Leather NYC site! This has been a long time in the making. We have tons of new products coming out in 2015- leather and non-leather. Vegan guitar straps. Celebrity signature straps. Camera straps. Ladies riding…

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Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein

  In the Fall of 2014 I had the pleasure of meeting Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein. The Heavy Leather shop is adjacent to Shangri-La studios where Doyle was starring in a metal zine photo shoot. I heard the news and…

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