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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Basically, there are two types of portfolios; the standard portfolio and the women’s portfolio. These two types of portfolio are mostly made of leather and used to carry personal things. However, the standard portfolio varies from a woman’s portfolio in many aspects ranging from the outward appearance to the purpose for which the portfolio will be used.
Standard portfolios usually look like folders with holders, whereas the women’s portfolios can also resemble a quality and attractively styled handbag. Standard portfolios do not have handles, whereas the opposite is true with a woman’s portfolio. The standard is smaller than those used by women. Most often, men prefer to use the standard type while women tend to prefer a more fashionable style.
The women’s portfolio is among the hottest gifts for business women in today’s competitive marketplace and especially in regard to gifts for special occasions. Here are seven reasons why women tend to choose a women’s portfolio rather than the standard one.
1.      Women usually carry more personal items and accessories. They need a lot of things that must be put into a container neatly so as not to affect their business image. A woman’s portfolio possesses these advantages. With its generous space and several compartments, this folio affords women who are on tight schedules to quickly put away their accessories and business materials inside in an expedient manner.
2.      Business women usually like to travel in style. Being out of fashion is every woman’s nightmare. Business women, even though they want to maintain an image of seriousness and determination, are still women who always want to look beautiful and presentable. The woman’s portfolio allows a business woman to always look classy and capable at the same time. When big deals are on the table, a properly chosen woman’s portfolio can make a real difference on the impact of her presence.
3.      Women hate to carry so many items that would make them look disorganized. A woman would rather dump everything in one big bag instead of carrying several smaller bags. Business women have to have many things at arms reach when dealing with a client: documents, contracts, and personal effects. Instead of carrying the computer in a separate bag, her personal effects in another carrying case, and the documents and contracts in another portfolio, a business woman would rather put everything into a stylish portfolio that can be carried over her shoulder.
4.      When thinking of gifts for business women, it is important to know that women who travel may sometimes stay a night or two in an unfamiliar hotel. This requires that she carry a bigger portfolio. Business women’s gifts must be thought of from a practical use perspective. Women who travel need a portfolio that has space for an extra set of clothes in case they will be required to stay for a prolonged period.
5.      Business women’s portfolios also allow space for a notebook computer. There are usually several files in their computer that need to be brought during a meeting or to help close a deal. Printing these documents is not practical, because the documents may have many pages. The soft copy on their computer is the best solution. Besides, the inherent advantages of having a computer during a business meeting are obvious. Presentations can be prepared in minutes and can be projected with ease.  Many new laptops can allow for wireless printing on the fly by detecting the closest nearby network printers and quickly installing drivers.
6.      Business women, like businessmen, must carry lots of accessories. These accessories range from makeup kits to mobile phones and beyond. Portfolios bought for business women must take into account that these items are necessities, not luxuries. These simple but important tools are essential in their survival in the business world.
7.      A business woman’s portfolio, especially the signature brands, are a status symbol; and business women find this is an advantage when making deals and during meetings. The perfect portfolio (especially in a dashing color), will add pizazz to any business woman's ensemble and allow her to be more confident.
Thus, it is to the business women’s advantage to carry a woman’s portfolio instead of a standard portfolio. So if you are considering which business women’s gift you want to give to your female friend or coworker, consider buying her a women’s portfolio. It is a necessity, not a luxury. Image is an important part of any successful business woman’s tools.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Yes, our March Spring Giveaway Contest is here!

Check out this link for the Leather Pouch Giveaway and Review:

We are giving away a lime green neat pockets leather pouch to one lucky winner.

The contest ends on March 24th so make sure to enter before that time!

Here are more details about the contest and about the product itself:

Happy Winning and Happy Spring!


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Friday, March 11, 2011
For as long as businesses have been around, leather briefcases for men have long been a must have accessory for male busy executives. For many, leather briefcases for men is a sign that you've “made it” in the world of business. But aside from all the prestige that a leather briefcase exudes, it is also one of the most practical items that gets used and sometimes abused on a daily basis.

Think about it for a second, where would you store all those gadgets that you need to carry around? iPads, Blackberrys and Netbooks, to name just a few, not to mention your important files and information that you need to have at your fingertips when you are on the go? Or when you are heading into a clients office to give that presentation to seal a deal of a lifetime?

At times, men's leather briefcases act as a portable office that can be set up in just a matter of seconds.

But let's take a look at how this wonderful business accessory is also one of the most cherished corporate gift ideas that you can give to one of your very important clients.

If you firmly believe in the old 80/20 rule, where 20 percent of your clients and customers provide 80 percent of your business, then what better way to further cement your relationship with that 20 percent than by presenting them with one a top quality leather briefcase?

Think that your client or customer might be just a tad impressed with a beautiful leather briefcase presented by you as a gift? And take that even a step further and be sure to have his or hers initials monogrammed into the briefcase! Think you might have a client or customer that has you in their mind when they are in need of more goods or services from your company? Absolutely!

In today's competitive marketplace, you need to stand out. You need to be different than your competitors. When they are passing off the boring old calendars and pen and pencil sets, you'll be looking for men's leather briefcases to give as your gifts for all your male clients and friends!

The only dilemma that you'll probably have is to know exactly where to look. And you need to be sure that you buy a briefcase that is well made and uses nothing but top grain cowhide leather that will age gracefully in the years to come.

There is a simple solution to your problem though. When you want a well-made and durable leather briefcase for your man, one that will make him stand head and shoulders above your competition, you owe it to yourself to take a look at CLC Leather. Not only do they carry leather briefcases, but a wide assortment of quality leather goods that are designed to please even the most discriminating shopper. With an award winning customer service department, can assist you in finding just the right corporate gift.

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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

We all know that weddings are one of the most romantic events of life. We also know that buying thoughtful wedding gifts is not always a easy task. Have you ever considered looking at some of the unique personalized wedding gifts that are now being offered in both the retail environment and in the online world? No? Well then, let's take a quick look at some of the  stylish and sophisticated leather gifts that are sure to be cherished by the bride and groom for years to come.

Sure, you can still do what countless others most likely will do and opt for something boring like toasters, dishes, wine and so forth as your choice of gifts. These are surely wonderful wedding gifts that will get put to good use for the new bride and groom. But why not be different and set yourself apart by giving personalized wedding gifts that won't get put under the sink, thrown out when they break or lost somewhere in a closet?

Wouldn't it be nice to actually know from someone that your gift was very much appreciated and got put to use? Of course you would!

And just so you know, wedding gifts don't have to be elaborate or expensive.

There are endless possibilities for these types of leather gifts. Want some examples?

If you know that the bride and groom will be traveling abroad, think about leather passport cases, garment bags and leather trolley duffel bags. If they are just going to hit the highway and take a leisurely drive, you have leather car organizers, kindle cases and leather laptop bags, to name just a few.

It's no secret that leather wedding gifts will also stand the test of time. After all, as good quality leather ages, it can take on a character all its own. Rich, luxuriant and sophisticated are just a few of the words that can be used to describe it. Think that beats a set of pots and pans? You bet it does!

No matter what scenario you can think of for the bride and groom as they start their journey as a couple in life, you'll easily be able to find  a nice selection of leather gifts for even the most discerning tastes. The problem that you may encounter is ending up wanting to have them all! But gee, that's not really such a bad dilemma when you stop and think about it.

By now, you should be asking, “But where do I find all these great leather wedding gifts?”

The answer is really quite simple.

When it's time to shop for quality leather wedding gifts, you need to visit CLCLeather. For almost 2 decades, they have been scouring the globe to bring you unique, high quality leather gifts that are sure to make your gift stand out from the crowd. When you visit, you'll find everything laid out in a convenient, easy to use format. On top of that, an award winning customer service department is standing by to answer your questions. So do yourself a favor, Go To and experience the CLC difference.

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Friday, March 04, 2011

Who Else Wants Attractive And Unique Leather Desk Accessories?

Why you do, of course! You are probably in the market for leather desk accessories because you just don't want to give another boring old gift that gets put in the bottom drawer of someone's desk and forgotten, right? You want your gift to be unique, but also functional so that it actually gets used. So what better way than to pick from a variety of desk accessories that are now available to you in today's marketplace?

You may also want to shop for leather desk accessories for yourself. Not only for your home office but your office at work. Think about the impression you will make on clients or customers who visit your office. We all know that leather exudes sophistication and class. So what better way to project that image than having some tasteful yet practical leather accessories adorning your desk?

An attractive leather business card holder in the corner, juxtaposed with some square leather coasters (so your coffee mug doesn't stain the mahogany desk) would be perfect accents to your newly purchased desk ensemble.  Maybe a rich looking desk blotter with a few files casually placed? And what's that tucked by the side of your computer? A stylish leather mousepad! All these small but useful leather desk accessories will certainly convey the image that indeed you are an individual that knows exactly what the word “class” means.

But let's get back to the gift giving aspects of these delightful accessories. First of all,think of all the surprised and appreciative faces you are going to see when people you know unwrap your gift to find unique and stylish leather desk accessories. This goes not only for people in your immediate family, but friends and colleagues as well.

These highly cherished accessories also make wonderful corporate leather gifts, especially when you have a hard time figuring out just what to give those cherished clients and customers. What a great way to build customer loyalty, wouldn't you agree? And what better way to subtly keep you in your clients' mind than having classy leather desk accessories that get used on a daily basis?

Another wonderful feature of leather gifts, especially when taken care of, is that they only get better with age. Long after other pieces of gear have found their way to the trash heap, leather accessories just keep looking stylish.

Your only dilemma when you start shopping for these gifts is knowing exactly where to get the best quality leather gifts at the best possible prices.

But there really is a simple solution to that. Creative Leather Concepts has been providing high quality and unique leather desk accessories to the marketplace for almost two decades. They constantly strive to bring their customers only the best leather gifts from all across the globe and provide the most attractive pricing that is absolutely incredible! So no matter what type of leather gift you may be seeking, for corporate leather gifts or just for those special people in your life, you owe it to yourself to check out CLC.

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