Why L I N 8?
L I N 8 is proudly Australian owned and works with boutique workshop artisans in Australia and Singapore. A boutique creative founded by Ling.
Some L I N 8 pieces are available only by limited numbers each year which means we do not craft more than the limited numbers as stated on the product page.
Why are L I N 8 pieces limited?I believe that integrity of the leather goods are respected if I do not mass-produce.
Introducing smart device to your leather goods, I will include a smart device with every purchase above $1,000. Default is noir taurillon leather.
How L I N 8 revolutionises the way you buy leather goods
Unlike other labels, you do not have the opportunity to co-create. At L I N 8, we welcome co-creation, allowing you to select colours and the leather types. Our bespoke service also welcomes you to communicate with our founder to discuss any tailoring requests. We also offer ready-made products (normally wallets) which are listed on our site.
L I N 8 strives to reduce waste in the long term. L I N 8 leather goods are made timeless with natural full grain to ensure longevity. Reconstituted and bonded leathers are not used because strength and quality are compromised.
The tanneries where L I N 8 gets leathers from adhere to strict ISO 26000 social responsibility standards.
How does L I N 8 do it?
L I N 8 sources directly from leather goods hardware makers, zip makers and leather tanneries. Direct sourcing from Italy, Switzerland and France help maintain and improve our standards.
L I N 8 is also registered for GST, which means tourists can potentially claim Tourist Refund Scheme - other words, duty free shopping!
Timeline of tailoring and co-creating your bespoke piece
If all materials are available at the workshop and once you have confirmed your bespoke piece design, it will take another 3-4 weeks for completion (allowing time for prototyping and crafting). If I am looking to importing more leathers in, it will generally take 6 months.
Tailoring services are not available for accessories under $5,000 and/ or subject to availability.
Fill in this form if you are interested in co-creating a piece together~!