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23 February 2021
New possibility for recycling leather scraps
A US company has coined a way of turning tanneries’ waste into a new material without bonding with polymers; interested parties include Timberland...
18 February 2021
The price of leather is at its most affordable for years and footwear producers shopping in the lower-quality range of the upper materials market...
16 February 2021
Tired of just talking about sustainability
A stimulating discussion with an insightful sustainable footwear expert and the extra time to think during months of lockdown were the catalysts that helped Silvateam...
11 February 2021
Too cool for fast fashion
Leather jackets seem popular again, which has come as no surprise to the founder of Boda Skins, Nathan Alexander.
09 February 2021
Farfetch tool too far-fetched
The H2O-heavy calculation in a new fashion footprint tool from e-commerce platform Farfetch is comparatively unfair to leather.
04 February 2021
Beast to Beauty: Artisans win hands down
Fendi set out to find artisans who still live and breathe traditional crafts from the different regions of Italy to work with the company on special editions of its Baguette bag.
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