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.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)