The Father's Day Leather Gift Guide by Tanner Bates

The Father's Day Leather Gift Guide by Tanner Bates

April 17, 2023

The Father's Day Leather Gift Guide

This Father's Day, express your love and appreciation with our expanded selection of handmade leather gift ideas from Tanner Bates. Our assortment of luxury handcrafted leather goods offer a wide range of unique, contemporary crafted gifts. Discover the perfect fathers day gift to make your dad's day even more memorable.


Luxury Leather Wallets 

Upgrade your father's everyday carry with a sophisticated leather wallet from Tanner Bates. Our collection of high-quality handcrafted wallets features various sizes and designs to accommodate different tastes and needs. Options include a bifold wallet, buttoned Gara purse, cut edge 13-piece design wallet; these are handcrafted pieces he will treasure forever.

Leather Card Holders 

For fathers who appreciate a more minimalist approach, a sleek and slim card holder makes an ideal gift. Tanner Bates offers a variety of premium leather card holders that allow your dad to keep his most important cards and identification organised without the bulk of a traditional wallet. 



Handcrafted Devon Leather Messenger Bag


Handcrafted Devon Leather Messenger Bag

Ready to carry a 15" LAPTOP, tablet, A4 files and papers, as well as power cables and pen. The Tanner Bates Devon Leather Messenger bag is made entirely by hand from Oak Bark Tanned Leather, with optionable personalisation for that extra special touch. Stitched by hand with tough braided thread, with a removable tough 2" cotton web strap and solid brass swivel clips, featuring copper rivets and Solid brass fittings. Our signature messenger bag also comes with a complimentary Leather Care Kit and is a true classic balance of design and traditional craftsmanship.


Timeless Handcrafted Leather Belts 

A well-crafted leather belt is an essential component of any wardrobe. So gift your father a classic yet fashionable belt from our range of handmade options, available in various sizes, colours. Whether he prefers a simple, understated buckle or something more ornate, our selection is sure to include a belt he'll love. 
Alternatively, if he is more hands-on, then our 'Make your own Leather belt Kit' could be the perfect gift. It's available in Cocoa, Saddle Tan and Black, features heavy harness buckles in Solid Brass or Stainless Steel and also includes free personalisation for that extra special touch.


Leather Key Clip


Leather Key Clip

Say goodbye to the days of dad frantically searching for his lost keys! Our Solid Brass Leather Strap Key Clip ensures that his keys remain securely attached to his belt loop or clipped inside his bag. 
Expertly handcrafted in small batches, these key clips feature a heavy-duty solid brass clip and a Tanner Bates branded brass split ring, all neatly secured with our finest full-grain, naturally tanned leather and a solid brass rivet. 
As time goes by, both the leather and brass elements will develop a one-of-a-kind patina, giving the key clip a truly personal touch. Select from a variety of our premium Devon oak bark tanned and Italian full-grain tanned leathers to find the perfect match for your style, and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with always knowing where your keys are.


Leather Bound Hip Flask

Introducing the perfect playful gift for any adventure lover – a stylish leather hip flask to carry his favourite tipple wherever he goes! Select from five distinct designs inspired by our love for Devon and the great outdoors, each capturing one of our favourite activities. As you admire the flask, you'll be pleasantly surprised to find a whimsical second image on the back.
If you prefer a more understated look, personalise the plain leather version with initials, names, or even your own artwork. Our 6oz stainless steel flask measures approximately 11cm tall and 9cm wide, making it an ideal companion on your journeys. 

The flask comes in a tin gift box with a funnel for easy filling and is wrapped in oiled natural full-grain Italian leather, hand-stitched to perfection. To add a touch of flair, our unique designs are digitally engraved onto the leather. Click here to learn more about our bespoke personalisation options and elevate your flask game to new heights!


Leather Personalisation Options

Leather Personalisation Options 

Add a personal touch to your Father's Day gift by taking advantage of our personalisation services. Embrace the uniqueness of Tanner Bates' handcrafted products, where no two are ever the same. 
Why not take personalisation a step further and truly make it your own? Go beyond the conventional embossed names and initials by engraving your own handwriting, drawings, or designs onto your chosen item. The possibilities are virtually limitless.
We are thrilled to announce that, thanks to our cutting-edge engraving machine, we have significantly expanded our personalisation capabilities, allowing you to create one-of-a-kind pieces that reflect your individual style and taste.


Tanner Bates

Why Choose Tanner Bates?

Discover the fusion of contemporary design and time-honored craftsmanship at Tanner Bates, where we handcraft pieces destined to become treasured contemporary heirlooms. By combining our unparalleled craftsmanship, finest materials, extensive experience, creativity, and a touch of modern technology, we aim to create extraordinary everyday items that can be admired and appreciated for years to come.
Our meticulous attention to detail is sure to captivate even the most discerning connoisseurs, while our artisans' unwavering dedication to their craft guarantees that luxury and functionality are never compromised. 

Furthermore, our commitment to responsibly sourced materials ensures that our legacy remains environmentally conscious.Immerse yourself in the world of Tanner Bates and explore our thoughtfully curated collections.
Our headquarters remain in Dartington, just a short distance from where it all began. With John having embarked on his well-deserved retirement, the Tanner Bates legacy is now entrusted to a skilled and passionate team: Rick, Matt, and Lucie. Together, they bring together over two decades of experience gained while working both with John at Tanner Bates, and through their extensive backgrounds in the leather industry.

We remain committed to crafting each item by hand, employing only the highest quality leather produced by small tanneries that uphold time-honoured techniques. This dedication to excellence and tradition is the cornerstone of our brand.


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