Leathers Qualities Series II

Split Leather Leather derived from the epidermis ‘ middle and lower layers. This leather is exclusively used to make suede or corrected grain leathers that are covered in a fully pigmented polyurethane coating (commonly called a “PU Split”) to give it a grain appearance. This is called bicast leather and has a texture that is […]

Travel Goods & Accessories Consultant, India

Trolleys, Toiletry kit, Overnighter, Briefcase, Duffle bags, Messenger bags, Bum bags, Passport holders, Tie cases etc. are the most crucial portion of the leather industry. There are hundreds of products and numerous possibilities to develop the best products by using endless qualities, finishes & colours of leathers. Specialist & expert in leather travel goods & […]

Leather Colour Forecast

Fall Winter 2020-21 Key Leather Colours Trendstop’s colour and materials experts bring you the colour directions that will be impacting across the leather market into FW20-21 and beyond. Our team reveal the essential shades direct from the international runway shows, and spotted at premiere leather trade show event, Lineapelle in Milan. Essential to the season’s […]

Leather Trends & Forecast

Autumn Winter 2021 Human, chimeric or reptile skins, metals and minerals inspire leathers that are anything but smooth Overrun with fine lines, lightly bumped with a soft grain, as finely wrinkled as an eyelid, supple, fine, stretchy, sometimes looking altered by time, autumn winter 2021 leathers play on their lively surface attributes and sensitive handles. […]

Leathers Qualities Series I

Luxury leather is a combination of three factors: the type of animal from which it originates, how it has been treated, and its grain status. High grade and full grain are the most desirable and durable leathers, but there’s more to it than that. A brief on the terminology of leather will ensure that you […]

Leather Working Group

The objective of this multi-stakeholder group is to develop and maintain a protocol that assesses the environmental compliance and performance capabilities of leather manufacturers and promotes sustainable and appropriate environmental business practices within the leather industry. The group seeks to improve the leather manufacturing industry by creating alignment on environmental priorities, bringing visibility to best […]

Santiniketan Leather Products

Santiniketan Leather Goods are leather products made in Santiniketan and surrounding villages near Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The material used is vegetable tanned leather with art work done by touch dyeing.[1] Its artistic leather bags are popular in foreign markets and are exported to many countries including Japan and the U.S. They are generally made […]

Sustainable Develeopment

One of the key elements for humanity’s future is to restore and maintain the balance between natural resources and consumption and population growth. It is generally assumed that human impact is easily measurable. Perhaps the best approach to sustainability proposed in the UN Brundtland Commission Report (1987) stating: Sustainable development is development that meets the […]

Sustainable Leathers

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important issue in the leather industry today. Modern, future-oriented leather production bringing economic interests, ecological soundness, and consumer benefit into line. Achieving this balance and turning it into a valuable asset for the customers should be the main objective of any company. The health and safety of consumers remains a […]

Leather Manufacturing Process

The leather manufacturing process includes three steps. First is hide preparation that includes liming, deliming, removing hair, degreasing, bleaching and pickling. The second step is tanning, which involves stabilizing the raw hides proteins to prevent rotting. This also makes sure that the tanned hide can be used for a variety of things, Unlike a raw […]