The Encounter Collection bags are made from vegetable tanned leather which has been stained and oiled to a cognac brown on the outer grain side and stained and waxed an olive drab on the flesh side. All bags from the Encounter collection are intentionally unlined to reduce the amount of materials involved in an effort to simplify the design and craft a product that will only improve with age and use. The closures utilize a durable #8 RiRi zipper and a waxed olive leather cord for the puller.
The Encounter Collection accessories are crafted in reverse, exposing the olive drab flesh side and keeping the smooth grain side of the leather for the interior. The closures utilize a stitched leather strap instead of a zipper to provide a more organic experience.