Hancrafted leather products and the story behind Kapyer
The dynamic duo started in 2015 when Peter Kabwe and Victor Peyper were students at the University of Pretoria. Victor was looking for a way to stand out of the crowd. After realizing that the only way he could do that was to look different, he decided to change the way he dressed. Formal attire was his decision and the bowtie was his choice of neck wear. He was then approached by Peter who had an interest in the bowties he wore.
Victor and Peter then decided to start a bowtie business together, however their personal lives got in the way and the business never took off. Victor moved on to other things which included self-taught leather crafting. He began watching YouTube videos on leather crafting to learn how to make card wallets, bowties, handbags and more. As a result, he started to make leather products for his family.
It was in late 2017 that Peter and Victor’s paths crossed again. With the determination and commitment of starting a business that focuses on producing handmade customisable leather products, Kayper was born.
I found Kayper
I met Victor randomly after I requested that he come see me to talk about the leather products that he made. What a breath of fresh air he is! So passionate about what he does. Enthusiastic about life and their business. After meeting with Victor a few times, I met his partner Peter.
Peter is more behind the scenes taking care of the technical stuff whereas Victor is the craftsman, creating beautifully hand-made leather products. Guys!!! I cringe at the thought of sewing on a button BUT Victor hand stitches all the products.
Every single item is crafted by hand, made with love and passion. Each and every single product can be custom made to suit your needs. The bonus is – if it’s not on the website you can contact them with YOUR ideas and they will try and create what YOU require.
Kayper is online
On the website you can see some of the handcrafted leather products for sale. One of my favourites is the laptop bag. You can customise the size, according to YOUR laptop BUT you can also add your name or a logo if you like! You can also find them on Instagram, click here.
Something for you to win
So in light of getting their business out there, Kayper has decided to do a giveaway. Up for grabs is a custom made, leather laptop bag!!!
TWO ways to enter & WIN:
1. Sign up for the Kayper newsletter, click here
2. Subscribe to my blog and comment below if you would like the bag in Black or brown leather.
Enter over on my Instagram
- Follow @spiritedmamablog on Instagram + tag two friends on the giveaway post, comment with black or brown leather.
- Follow @kayper_handmades on Instagram
- Sign up for the Kayper newsletter, click here
Earn additional entries:
- Share this post on Facebook publicly.
T’s & C’s
**Competition closes 31 July 2018. Winner will be announced on 6 August 2018.
Open to South African residents only.
Winner will be randomly selected.
No correspondence will be entered into once a winner is selected.
Winner will be announced on my social media accounts and notified via email.
I reserve the right to disqualify invalid entries.