Vejas Kruszewski LVMH Prize

Fashion Features

Vejas Kruszewski Tapped as Creative Director of New Leather Brand

Dubbed Pihakapi, the label is being launched by leading Italian leather apparel producer Pellemoda.

clock January 4, 2018Katya Foreman

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

Conceria Stefania's washable suede


Innovation, Creativity, Timeless Classics Shine at Lineapelle

Washable suede and leather with copper net were among the standouts at the three-day trade show.

clock October 16, 2017Alessandra Turra

Drome Resort 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Drome Resort 2018

Marianna Rosati continued to treat leather as an everyday fabric while expanding her textile library to include lighter weight materials.

clock June 30, 2017Andrew Shang

Bella Hadid and DJ Chase B

Fashion Scoops

Chrome Hearts Opens Second New York City Store in the West Village

The new downtown space has 16,000 square feet and showcases the brand’s different lifestyles.

clock April 12, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The winning Grape Leather.


Grape Leather Scoops Top H&M Foundation Prize

The wine-based vegetal skin trumped four competing sustainable inventions in a recent online vote held across five days.

clock April 5, 2017Katya Foreman


Italian Tannery Sales Slide on China, Decline in Supply

Italian trade show organizer Lineapelle said sales fell 2 percent last year to 5 billion euros.

clock March 2, 2017Sofia Celeste


Fashion Scoops

Istanbul-based Women’s Label Zeynep Arçay to Launch in U.S.

The leather-rooted brand will launch with an online exclusive on Forward by Elyse Walker July 15.

clock February 23, 2017Andrew Shang

Oeko-Tex Leather Standard


Oeko-Tex Introduces New Certification for Leather Goods

Oeko-Tex is adding the leather sector to its extensive testing and certification system that has focused so far on textile products and accessories materials.

clock December 19, 2016Arthur Friedman

Redrhubarb's Facial Vitality Cream.

Skin Care

Eco-Leather Brand Deepmello Launches Rhubarb-Based Skin-Care Line

Redrhubarb Natural Cosmetics is the latest product from the company, which is focused on nontoxic, natural leather processing.

clock November 1, 2016Susan Stone

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 look at Marlow Goods.

Fashion Scoops

Restaurateur Andrew Tarlow and Kate Huling Open Accessories Boutique

Huling’s line furthers Tarlow’s nose-to-tail ethos by designing with the leather and wool of the livestock served in his eateries.

clock August 2, 2016Misty White Sidell

Sergio Colantuoni

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Sergio Colantuoni’s Spiritual Belts

The unisex leather design is decorated with brass images of five religious figures and symbols.

clock March 24, 2016Alessandra Turra



Hong Kong Designers Break Into the Bag Game

Designers in Hong Kong take advantage of their proximity to production pipelines to break into the bag game.

clock March 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser

Michelle Lusby

Fashion Features

Rolls-Royce: A Fashion Statement on Four Wheels

The auto maker’s Michelle Lusby discusses the parallels between fashion design and car design.

clock February 17, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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