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Hermès | Watch the love for their products and their sustainability

5/14/2020
Leather Naturally believe in buy less, buy better, buy leather. In the world of mass production Hermès strives to add value and quality to products such as their bags that are worth keeping for life and repair them when necessary. 

You are a vegetarian and produce Leather, is that a contradiction?

5/4/2020
An interview with vegetarian Ana Maria Vasconcelos of the company Belcinto in which she explains why she sees no contradiction in using leather and looking at how they create sustainable products that last a lifetime.

Webinar - Leather Learning of April 14th

4/20/2020
Have you missed Part 1 of the webinar "Leather Learning", that was arranged by the Textile Exchange, no worries. It is recorded. 

Fiat 500 gets a sexy Armani makeover with leather

4/6/2020
The Fiat 500 just got a very special makeover which includes an amazing leather and wood interior.

The Restory

3/2/2020
One of the most enduring of all leather qualities is its longevity, it ages beautifully and well-made products can pass from generation to generation. 

Peterson & Stoop

2/28/2020
Jelske Peterson and Jarah Stoop are the names behind the brand Peterson & Stoop - a duo that is taking a pioneering and sustainable approach to footwear production and design.

Longchamp CEO defends name “leather”

12/2/2019
International Leather Maker published from the French magazine Madame Figaro an interview with Jean Cassegrain, grandson of Longchamp’s founder and General Manager of the company, said he refutes ‘greenwashing’ and there is no such thing as ‘vegan leather’.

Nobody passes on their t-shirt to their grandchildren..

11/6/2019
Slightly Alabama designs and manufactures limited quantity leather goods in West Village, NY. Metcha interviewed Creative Director, Dana Glaeser about making what he loves, and where he finds inspiration.

LVMH: Luxury & sustainability go hand in hand

9/30/2019
LVMH has published LIFE2020: Four objectives towards environmental excellence as part of its ongoing programme of embedding sustainable development throughout the business.

Don't fabricate an attack on leather

9/12/2019
The article published in the Guardian blaming leather for fuelling Amazon fires has attracted criticism for its inaccuracies. In the interests of transparency Leather Naturally reproduces below the response from founder member Dr Michael Redwood in which he expresses his concern that a misinformed public will be driven to choosing materials derived from fossil fuels.

New automotive leather resource

8/22/2019
The new One 4 Leather website has launched and in the words of the organisation, sets out to provide transparent information about leather as a material of choice in vehicles. 

Leather Rail Seats Save Money, Add Value

8/6/2019
Scottish leather company Muirhead has released a video detailing its recent refurbishment project with Irish Rail. Thought to be the largest project of its type, 234 carriages and 15,500 seats were refurbished with leather.

Fashion industry needs to stop vilifying leather

5/9/2019
Having recently joined the ILM team and the leather industry from the fashion and retail sector, where I was Editor of a leading b2b magazine, I have been eager to learn about the leather trade, including the challenges it faces and opportunities ahead. It’s quite apparent that there are many parallels between the key issues in both sectors. 

How I was fooled by synthetic leather

1/18/2019
Leather Naturally Chair, Egbert Dikkers thought he was making a sustainable choice when he opted for an electric car with leather interior. So why was his car delivered with plastic seats? 

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