The Levy's 2" Cotton Strap provides comfort and durability for professionals who must sustain more than an hour of stage presence. The further you progress into your professional career and develop solid performance oriented products for your needs simple things like guitar straps matter more all of the time. Lets face it leather may look cool, but its not all that comfortable ,especially when you're hot and sweaty and carrying around an 8-9 pound guitars for several hours. These cotton straps hold up and don't slip all over the place like nylon...cotton doesn't irritate and chaff like nylon and leather either.For you next tour ask your guitar tech to score a half dozen of these straps and believe your comfort level will go up !!!