Escalating leather prices might not hinder brands and designers from continuing to use the best raw materials they can get — but it’s certainly helped them become more creative in their design processes.
Brands like Furla and Dooney & Bourke, which have built entire businesses based on leather handbags, and smaller newcomers to the category, like Rebecca Minkoff, BE&D and Hayden-Harnett, are expanding the breadth of their offerings in the category, despite soaring leather prices.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"