Founded by Primo Zélanti in 1956 in Digoin, in the south of Burgundy, this small family business manufactures old-fashioned work clothes and everyday clothing from yesteryear. His son Jean-Charles Zélanti, who took over the reins of the factory in 1988, liked to say: “My father wanted to register the L'Agriculteur brand, but it was already taken, so he chose Le Laboureur”.

The factory owes much of its fame to the manufacture of corporate clothing (largeots, coltins) in velvet, thick moleskin or mixed linen/cotton that the companion houses impose on their apprentice carpenters-roofers, stonemasons or even carpenters in the pure respect for the tradition of know-how of yesteryear.

Today, after a change of management, the family business, with around thirty people, continues to produce quality clothing made in the old-fashioned way in Digoin, without changing direction.



The specialist in German corporate clothing since 1947. The company, located today in Spege, produces traditional clothing with the greatest care, such as the brand's signature double-zipper carpenter's pants. Materials woven in Germany, carefully selected accessories, rigorous manufacturing, make this factory the benchmark across the Rhine for corporate clothing dear to companions.
In addition to corporate clothing, the range includes a wide range of solid and functional accessories



Since 1958, in Aigues-Vives in the Gard hinterland, La Botte Gardiane has been manufacturing shoes and leather items initially intended for gardians, and individuals seeking authenticity and true French quality know-how. , recognized by obtaining the Living Heritage Company label in 2007.

Today, it is one of the only French companies that still manufactures everything in its workshop and sources its supplies locally from the highest quality tanneries.



Finnish family business founded in 1968 by orthopedist Dr Touko Ollila. He developed a birch wood sole that provides comfort and support. Form and function reduce lower back pain and provide relief to the feet.

Know-how always visible in each clog, a successful combination between design and wood, with a selection of quality leather. Talla collaborates with talented Finnish and foreign designers such as Marimekko and Nanso.

Clogs for urban consumers interested in a more sustainable lifestyle.



Century-old Swedish company located in Troëntorp.
An anatomically constructed clog for correct support of the feet and back. Using alder wood for soles is known for its moisture-wicking properties to keep feet dry and healthy during long work days.

It is for these qualities of comfort and hygiene that Troëntorp work clogs are appreciated in the catering, health and agriculture sectors, among others.



A century-old French hat shop located in Montazels in the Haute Vallée de l'Aude. The last French factory to manufacture hats from wool to finished hat. A unique know-how: the manufacture of the bell (the shape), raw material for all historic wool felt hats.

It is in the form of a SCIC (Cooperative Society with Collective Interests) that Montcapel has ensured since 2018 the safeguarding of rare know-how and the development of a local industrial site.



Since 1931, in Auburn in the American state of Maine, the family factory Paine Products has been manufacturing artisanal incense.

The balsam branches (red cedar, fir, pine) are brought by local loggers. They are then crushed, dried and molded into dried incense sticks or cones, and without added chemicals. 100% natural and sustainable incense!



As its name does not indicate, Old Bear is an Italian cutlery company founded in 1925. The folding knives marked with a bear, the brand's emblem, are still manufactured by hand. The handles are made from local wood, olive or walnut, and the steel is of high quality. They have the characteristic of having a double-locking ferrule. An EDC knife



Founded in 1969 by Keiyu Hisashi Toyo Steel manufactures metal tool boxes at its factory in Osaka. Their particularity: robust embossed and enameled steel to protect it from corrosion, a seamless manufacturing process and rounded corners to prevent injuries. This is how Toyo Steel has built a solid reputation for quality and durability over 50 years.



The story of this Shropshire artisan tannery begins in 1984 when its founder Brad Burn began making gloves and aprons for the industry. Following the decline of the British economy he adapted his tools to the production of leather articles for gardening. Known throughout the world by gardening enthusiasts for having equipped illustrious celebrities and members of the royal family, Bradleys stands out for the quality of its leather and the robustness of its products.




Established in Thiers, the capital of French cutlery, for 3 generations, Au Sabot is one of the oldest cutlery brands. Preserving ancestral gestures while integrating the latest production technologies, it specializes in the manufacture of regional French knives, whose cutting performance and durability are renowned. Labeled EPV (Living Heritage Company)



In 1902, Léon Coursolle imagined a new type of knife whose solid brass handle features period illustrations struck in bas-relief. He became the French creator of the subject knife. This small flat knife, with one blade or several parts (corkscrew, punch, can opener) has been made entirely in Thiers for several generations, always following the same ancestral method.



Created in 1928 in Nontron (Dordogne), the factory was bought in 1992 by the company La Forge de Laguiole. It manufactures Nontron knives, the oldest knives in France whose first traces date back to the year 1300. Carrying out the grinding of the blade, polishing, turning, machining of the handle, assembly, the Nontron cutlery is the only one to produce traditional Nontron knives. Labeled EPV (Living Heritage Company)



LE FIDELE Cutlery was created in 1991 by Isabelle and Yvan Boitel. In its beginnings, the Marque au Chien specialized in the artisanal manufacturing of the legendary “Le Laguiole” knife. Very quickly it expanded its range to include regional knives, such as Le Thiers, Le Pradel and the Le London marine knife.



In 1894, the first Higonokami knife was forged in the former Higo province. Handcrafted, it is THE rustic and traditional Nippon shutter. Its very sharp blade, made of 3 layers of carbon steel (San Mai), with the characteristic curves of a Japanese sword, is stored in a brass sheath, on most of which we find the blacksmith's signature. Historically it was used in calligraphy to cut goose feathers. Today Nagao Kanakoma Knife is the only manufacturer able to use the Higonokami brand.



Since 1870, MAM folding knives have been to Portugal what OPINEL is to French cutlery. A simple knife made in Portugal, very recognizable by its sheepsfoot blade and appreciated for its cutting power at a low price.



Founded in 1960 by Maserin Fervido the family business continues 60 years later to produce knives reaching high levels of production processes. His little “Temperino” shuttle, initially made of copper, was traditionally given from father to son in Italy.



As its name does not indicate, Old Bear is an Italian cutlery company founded in 1925. The folding knives marked with a bear, the brand's emblem, are still manufactured by hand. The handles are made from local wood, olive or walnut, and the steel is of high quality. They have the characteristic of having a double-locking ferrule. An EDC knife



Perceval is the unusual story of a Parisian star chef, Yves Charles, who wanted a table knife that met his demands. Persevering, in 2005 he bought the Perceval workshop which had been created 9 years earlier by Eric Perceval. Since then, Perceval table knives have been found on the most beautiful bistronomy tables. “French” closures are prized by collectors for the high-end quality of its noble materials.



The Otter company was founded around 1840 in Solingen, the German steel town. Its name comes from the otters that lived on the banks of streams and rivers in the “Bergisches Land” region at that time. The Mercator knife, created in 1867, equipped German soldiers during the 1st and 2nd World Wars. Always crafted and sharpened by hand with the greatest care, more than 40 manual steps go into making an Otter Mercator knife.



Founded in 1884 by Mr Pierre THIERS who then had an extraordinary reputation as a skilled blacksmith. His pieces, mainly hand razors, were of exceptional quality. Known throughout the world for the surgical quality of its cutting edges, the cutlery establishes its reputation among individuals with its extensive range of hand razors, but also for its closing knives which are distinguished by their character and robustness.




At the bend of popular Barbès and historic Montmartre La Blouse de Lyon is an address specializing since 1937 in the sale of corporate work clothes, artisans and household linen.

Buyers of the brand in July 2019 Gwendoline and Nicolas preserve the soul of the place while updating it. A clientele in search of authenticity mixes with professionals and the new generation of artisans, bakers, chefs, shoemakers, chocolatiers, winegrowers, wine merchants...
More than a locker room for professionals, it is a selection of professional clothing, accessories and utility objects linked to work.



Indian Palempore from India, Kalamkari from Persia, printed canvases from Nîmes or Marseille were all known in the 18th century under the name “Indiennes”, in reference to their distant origin.

It was at the end of the 19th century, under the impetus and passion of a gardener the Marquis Folco de Baroncelli-Javon, known as lou marquès (The Marquis), that gardening fashion and all its codes were born. Since 1938 the Mistral workshops have continued to make quality clothing in the pure Gardian tradition under the Indiennes de Nîmes brand.



Store founded in 2000 in the heart of the Shoreditch district of London.
From hardware to clothing, Labor & Wait offers a wide selection of timeless products with functional designs, appropriate for a traditional or contemporary environment.

A simple and honest approach to design, where quality and utility are intrinsic.



Founded in 1844 by Adolphe Lafont, this Lyon factory is one of the emblematic French brands of work clothing.

It owes its notoriety in part to the overalls (work pants to which a bib was added), the initial model of which, the 406 coat, is still in the Lafont catalog more than 100 years after its creation. Bought in 2016 by Cepovett, the French leader in professional clothing, the company wishes to modernize the lines while drawing on the brand's heritage, like the reissue of the 406 overalls.



Jack Hobson, a budding sculptor and enthusiast of Japanese floral art, created Niwaki – garden tree – in the 2000s in Wales. He began by offering a wide range of tripod garden ladders and cutting tools from Japan. Since then, the brand has been registered in order to produce a line of clothing and specific accessories for the garden, very beautifully made and in keeping with the requirements of Japanese tradition.