Surf and action sports apparel manufacturers are introducing leather to their handbags.
Although the costlier material isn't likely to make a significant dent in King Cotton's reign over the sector's accessories, it is evidence of select brands' efforts to reach customers who are getting older and wealthier and covet designer labels.
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