In 1990 Alex Belkin started AV Leathergoods at the Market supplying bags, purses, wallets and travel goods. Two years later he was joined by his twin brother Vlad, and the two have since run their business together.
After 26 years, the Belkin brothers decided to retire to Queensland. Alex left for the warmer clime last year and Vlad has now closed their stall and will join his brother shortly. Their shared love of fishing often takes them up to 100 kilometres off-shore to the deep water where their prized fish await.
We wish Alex and Vlad a peaceful and rewarding retirement and thank them for over a quarter century of dedication.