Restaurants across the country are outfitting their staffs in covetable aprons made in quirky fabrics and rich leather. Here's how to get your own.
Hedley & Bennett
Former line cook Ellen Bennett designs simple, sturdy aprons made from canvas, denim and linen for restaurants from Michael Voltaggio’s ink in Los Angeles to Michael Schwartz’s Michael’s Genuine in Miami. From $38; hedleyandbennett.com
Portland, Oregon’s Jenn Louis, a 2013 Best New Chef, tipped us off to the excellent craftsmanship in the garments by Blunt Roll, who make denim and leather aprons that can double as knife rolls. From $117; thebluntroll.com