100% Organic DURABLE & BIOLOGICAL The treatment of our leather is 100% organic and without chemical additions, which makes the leather
durable and biodegradable. Enjoy life, but be respectful of everything that lives or has lived.
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Straight from the 'GREEN HEART' A quality collection of handcrafted leather (cowhide) aprons.
Specially made for tough men & women!
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From raw leather to a GREASY SPEKLAB Do you just want to give that one unique gift to your father, or do you want to make
your staff SPEKLAB approved? Please feel free to contact us for a custom product.
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Pure craftsmanship from YOUR OWN KITCHEN BBQ dad, barista, pizza baker, butcher, farrier, gardener or chef!
"SPEKLAB, from creators before creators".
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Specially selected ONLY THE BEST COWHIDE SPEKLAB aprons are made of vegetable tanned Nubuck and saddle leather,
with Burgundian pleasure, true craft, quality and durability.
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MADE THE TOUGH WAY

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SPEKLAB®, from creators for creators”. A collection handcrafted leather (cowhide) aprons for tough men and woman. Check out all our aprons in the shop

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What do we do

SPEKLAB® is a collection of handcrafted leather (cowhide) aprons from the “Green Heart” of the Netherlands, specially made for tough men and women. Whether you are a BBQ dad, barista, pizza baker, butcher, farrier, gardener or chef: “SPEKLAB®, from creators for creators”.

Our basic collection of aprons consists of colors like: cognac, caramel, camel, coal, concrete, forest and navy. In addition, we also make customized aprons. Do you want to give that one unique gift to your father, or do you want to make your staff SPEKLAB® approved? Feel free to contact us for a customized product. You will also find additional products for your leather apron. Special SPEKLAB leather grease with beeswax keeps your apron smooth and as new.

About us

SPEKLAB® was founded by cloths/shoe designer and barista Marieka Ratsma & marketeer and bartender Erwin Giezen. True Burgundian artisans from the “Green Heart” of the Netherlands with a preference for beautiful designs made from natural and durable materials. They have combined their love for craft, design, coffee, cocktails, beer and good food in SPEKLAB‘s high-quality leather aprons.

SPEKLAB® stands for Burgundian pleasure, true craft, quality and durability straight from the “Green Heart”. the “SPEKLAB” name consists of a composition of the Dutch words for bacon and laboratory. SPEKLAP with a “p” at the end means slice of bacon in Dutch.

Our motivations

SPEK (bacon) stands for a Burgundian lifestyle and nature in general. Enjoy life, but with respect for all that lives or has lived. We strive to keep our products as pure and close to nature as possible. Therefore, the treatment of our leather is 100% organic and without chemical additives, which makes the leather sustainable and biodegradable.

LAB is a laboratory in the creative sense of the word, true craftsmanship and pure quality. All our products are made with pleasure and passion, from only the best materials available. As a result, all our products are of a high quality and fulfil us with great proud.

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“SPEKLAB®, from creators for creators”.