Our Story


ZEMP Leathers was founded 2012 in Cape Town and traded originally under the name Jinger Jack.  The initial range consisted of bespoke leather belts and evolved into the largest collection of leather goods in South Africa.


The ZEMP DESIGN SAFARI™ launched in 2016 – a platform to showcase collaborations with designers and other creative minds, intertwined with ZEMP’s highest quality of artistry, bringing wallets to weekenders, and other truly unique designs in-between to our customers.


A new chapter started in 2019 when a code of conduct was developed that lead to the introduction of organic cotton lining and compostable satchels. This was a world first, as well as restructuring the supply chain that ensures strict compliance with sustainable principles. ZEMP embraced this new code and is proud to fly the flag of sustainability.

2021 TODAY

At ZEMP Leathers we strive to offer beautiful yet functional fashion accessories that provide long-lasting joy, while constantly working towards improving our practises and sustainable development goals.

First in using Organic Cotton Lining and Compostable Courier Satchels

ZEMP pioneered the use of organic cotton lining and compostable courier satchels, underlining its leadership in sustainability.

Responsibly Sourced

All products are made in environmentally friendly facilities with safe and socially responsible workplaces.

BSCI Certified Factory

We have formed long-term relationships with our suppliers who care about their staff as much as we do. The factory is BSCI certified (Business Social Compliance Initiative) and annual audits ensure that the BSCI Code of Conduct is observed and high social compliance standards are met.

To our loyal clients we thank you for your continued support and to those first time customers, welcome to the family.