Green is the New Black

Green is the New Black


At HELM, we’re pretty specific about our green hides. It took over a year of development to achieve the right patina of our new Olive Balthazar leather, and developing this shade called for equal parts boldness and restraint. This is what we love best about Olive - it’s an easygoing power neutral that transitions through every season. Grounded and refined, olive accessories add subtle sophistication to any look.
A perfect shade for Summer, we’re looking forward to a well broken-in pair by Fall. Until then, here are our 3 favorite ways to incorporate Olive leather into your wardrobe with some wardrobe help from our friend Seth at MyCreativeLook.



With Neutrals

Since Olive pairs effortlessly with both warm and cool tones, it’s a natural fit for army green, khaki and tan. Earth tones highlight the natural leather sole and play up the subtle stitching details of the Zind.


In Lieu of Black

Olive is such a versatile hue, it can actually be worn in lieu of black. We paired black laces with the Zind Olive for exactly this reason. Match your belt and accessories to your boots (Olive Balthazar belts are in stock) or go bold and match to your laces.



With Denim

 We occasionally hear guests in the shop say they’re intimidated by adding color to the wardrobe. One thing everyone can embrace is denim. Pairing indigo with olive is perfect for summer, and the color takes on a tropical flare that makes us want to hit the greenbelt (or kick back and enjoy a cocktail.)



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