leather goods

Prada RTW Fall 2018


Prada’s Patrizio Bertelli Sees Growth in 2018

The ceo of the Italian fashion group emphasized investments in the network of stores, the efforts to boost global brand visibility and an enriched product offer, all enhanced by a fast-growing digital presence, which are already yielding results. 

clock March 9, 2018Luisa Zargani

Offtrack's founders think being a little unconventional is good for business.


French Women Do Wear Machine Washable Leather Leggings From Offtrack

Offtrack founders Isabelle Alix and Noémie Blanchard aim to democratize high-end leatherwear through comfort, practicality and price.

clock March 9, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Montebello spring 2019 collection.


Versatility, Innovation Shine at Lineapelle

Italian tanneries are looking for innovative solutions to propel the suffering footwear division.

clock March 6, 2018Martino Carrera

Carlo Capasa


Italian Fashion Industry Showed Growth in 2017

Exports also helped the solid performance.

clock February 8, 2018Luisa Zargani

A Salvatore Ferragamo's artisan at work


Salvatore Ferragamo Inaugurates Artisanal Laboratory for Leather Goods

The 12,916-square-foot space features innovative machinaries which, along with Salvatore Ferragamo’s high-end craftsmanship, will enable the brand to expand its offering of leather accessories.

clock December 12, 2017Alessandra Turra

Les Petits Joueurs' pop-up cart.

Leather Goods

Les Petits Joueurs Introduces Customization Project

The Florence-based brand’s small leather goods can be personalized with patches in various shapes until Dec. 31.

clock December 4, 2017Martino Carrera

A rendering of the Leather Lounge pop-up.

Leather Goods

Leather Handbag Brand Hobo to Open Leather Lounge Pop-up

A series of Leather Lounges will pop up periodically across the U.S. to showcase local leather artisans and their craftsmanship.

clock October 24, 2017Vicki M. Young

Louis Vuitton RTW Spring 2018


Louis Vuitton Headed to Texas for New Workshop

The luxury titan has picked up a sizable parcel of land in small Dallas suburb.

clock October 20, 2017Kali Hays

Il Bisonte's new ceo Sofia Ciucchi with founder Wanny Di Filippo.

Human Resources

Italian Accessories Brand Il Bisonte Names CEO

The label has charged Sofia Ciucchi, a former Salvatore Ferragamo executive, with expanding its distribution worldwide.

clock January 5, 2017Sandra Salibian

The leather trade show Lineapelle in Milan.


Lineapelle Milan Showcases Glow Effects and Colorful Leather

The trade show took place in the same days as Milan Fashion Week.

clock September 27, 2016Teresa Potenza

A holographic foiled leather at Lineapelle New York.

Fashion Scoops

Vaporwave Subculture Evident in New Leather Treatments at Lineapelle

The trade show displayed a strong appropriation of the Internet-native subculture.

clock July 22, 2016Misty White Sidell

Gianguido Tarabini


Blumarine, La Compagnia delle Pelli Sign Handbag Licensing Agreement

The first collection will bow for spring/summer 2017.

clock July 14, 2016Alessandra Turra

Courtesy Photo


Mipel to Take Over Milan During Fair Period

A series of events and collaborations are planned to attract more buyers.

clock July 12, 2016Sandra Salibian

Buyers examine pelts at the Lineapelle trade show.


Leather Makers at Lineapelle See Uncertain Outlook

The three-day trade show of spring 2017 tannery leather trends hosted the collections of 750 Italian exhibitors and 405 from abroad.

clock March 3, 2016Sofia Celeste

Samsonite is buying Tumi for $1.8 billion.


Tumi Beats on Earnings and Sales for Fourth Quarter

Tumi delivered a solid fourth quarter, beating analyst estimates.

clock February 24, 2016Debra Borchardt

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