Leather

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Financial

Todd Kahn Steers Coach Into the Future

Parent company Tapestry Inc. has made Kahn the permanent CEO and president of the apparel, accessories and footwear brand.

clock April 15, 2021Kellie Ell

A look from Nour Hammour fall 2021 collection

Designer and Luxury

How Nour Hammour Thrived Off of Creating the Perfect Leather Jacket

The Parisian label — favored by Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber — built a growing business out of its customizable leather jackets and saw sales triple during lockdown.

clock March 29, 2021Fabiana Repaci and Natalie Theodosi

The Cuoio di Toscana "Twenty21" capsule collection made of leather usually employed for outsoles.

Textiles

Lineapelle Digital-Only Edition Shows Potential of Italian Tanneries

Tanneries at the two-day digital trade show showcased tactile and earth-toned leather, as well innovative and sustainable solutions for spring 2022.

clock March 26, 2021Martino Carrera

Loro Piana

Handbags

CEO Talks: Loro Piana’s Fabio D’Angelantonio on Launch of Statement Bag

Called Sesia, the bag is named after the valley housing Loro Piana’s headquarters and the river that crosses through it and d’Angelantonio believes it encompasses the brand’s values.

clock March 26, 2021Luisa Zargani

Mia Wright-Ross

Fashion Features

Mia Wright-Ross Wants Museum Visitors to Really Breathe

The artist and designer previously worked for Phillip Lim, Calvin Klein and Tibi.

clock March 25, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

DKNY

Financial

Shares of G-lll Apparel Group Rise With Positive Expectations for the Future

The company is anticipating increased sales in the current quarter and a return to dressier fashion in the year ahead.

clock March 18, 2021Kellie Ell

Handbags

Inside Moynat’s Workshop in Paris

We take a close look at artisanal craftmanship, during a visit to the Parisian workshop of luxury bags maker Moynat.

clock March 12, 2021WWD Staff

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Financial

Fossil Reveals $96 Million Loss and New Chief Financial Officer

Revenues fell across all categories and regions in the most recent quarter, but the watch and accessories maker expects sales to improve with store closures.

clock March 10, 2021Kellie Ell

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Materials

Why Allbirds Is Investing $2 Million in Natural Fiber Welding

Allbirds’ “Plant Leather,” is a market signal to bio-based leathers amid the climate crisis.

clock February 25, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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Financial

Tapestry Prepares for Post-COVID-19 ‘Roaring ’20s’

The Coach, Kate Spade parent company has increasingly invested in its omnichannel, including digital capabilities and immersive store experiences.

clock February 4, 2021Kellie Ell

Coach store Tapestry

Financial

Tapestry Inc. Registers $311 Million Quarterly Profit

Company shares rose more than 2 percent premarket as a result.

clock February 4, 2021Kellie Ell

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Business

Short Takes: Are Pressure Tactics Gaining New Traction?

No longer do pressure tactics for cruelty-free leather and fair pay fall on deaf ears, as consumers are continuing their values mind-set.

clock December 23, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

A look from DKNY Tech.

Financial

G-lll Apparel Group Shows Signs of Recovery

The company revealed quarterly profits of approximately $63 million.

clock December 8, 2020Kellie Ell

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Business

Short Takes: A Look at Frame’s ‘Responsible Leather,’ Data Updates

Frame makes a foray into “responsible leather,” Woolmark vies for industry and the Italian fashion sector taps new sustainability data.

clock December 2, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Materials

MycoWorks Closes $45M in Series B Upping Capacity for Reishi Leather

Biotech start-up MycoWorks behind Reishi leather anticipates many luxury partnerships over the coming months.

clock November 17, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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