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What's New Tuesday 8th of December 2020
Fashion is a question of decoration

From Segromigno, in the province of Lucca, arrives a modern concept of artisanal workshop, a design studio that takes theory and transforms it into practice. A workshop with a bona fide “glocal” philosophy, strong from its creative research on a glo…

What's New Monday 7th of December 2020
Fabrizio Nuti is the new UNIC president

The Tuscan entrepreneur Fabrizio Nuti, 57, is the new president of UNIC – Italian Tanneries. The announcement was made yesterday, 3 December, during the general assembly of the association held by videoconference. The new president of Italian tanners…

What's New Friday 4th of December 2020
In memory of Filippo Brancati

The whole company Edizioni AF is close to his wife Nadia, his children Marika and Massimo, and to the Montebello team for the loss they had to suffer on last 15 September.Filippo Brancati joined the tannery in 1990 – together with Franco Dalle Mese, …

What's New Thursday 3rd of December 2020
E.C.O. Hide, recycled leather for sustainable products

“Nature gives us life every day, we can reciprocate with our responsible actions”. This is how they see it at Italian Converter. And in order not to stop at words, the Vigevano company has for some years embarked on a sustainable path that has led i…

What's New Wednesday 2nd of December 2020
A New Point Of View by Lineapelle won the bet

It was not easy and it was not obvious to be able to organise an event that would provide a clear sign of responsibility and optimism to the fashion and luxury supply chain.Built around a smart display formula, characterised by a sober, but welcoming …

What's New Tuesday 1st of December 2020
Cuoio di Toscana launches its Sustainability Declaration

Sustainability is not a story, but a commitment. The Cuoio di Toscana Consortium has always been committed to ensuring respect for the environment. The vegetable tanned sole leather industry is sustainable starting from its DNA, a virtuous example of …

What's New Monday 30th of November 2020
Riri: tech, whimsical, and sustainable

Partner to the most prestigious designer labels in the fashion system, the Riri Group returns to inspire them with a collection of zips, buttons, and accessories for FW 2021-22 divided into three macro themes. Life Serving focuses on sustainability th…

What's New Thursday 26th of November 2020
Kind Leather is the most sustainable leather on the market

JBS Couros has released the results of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study carried out on its sustainable “Kind Leather” by an Italian specialised company. Results that confirm the high sustainability profile of its production process along the en…

What's New Monday 23rd of November 2020
Ogreen, the first eco-sustainable rubber

The Oldrati Group introduces onto the market Ogreen, the first eco-sustainable rubber, an innovative solution for the creation of quality technical items derived from regenerated rubber. Fruit of a long pathway of research onto both materials and inno…

What's New Thursday 19th of November 2020
Camper and Lenzing together for a sustainable sock boot

Lenzing collaborates with Camper in launching a collection of footwear made using sustainable Tencel? Lyocell fibre designed with an innovative knitted construction technique. Of botanic origin and derived from sustainably grown wood sources, Tencel?…

What's New Monday 9th of November 2020
Bands for state-of-the-art bottoms

The company based in Morrovalle (MC) has been producing leather bands for more than 40 years, mainly used to cover, embellish and make wedges, plateau shoes, women heels, as well as many other types of trendy footwear, including those for men and chil…

What's New Thursday 5th of November 2020
Brazilian Leather Webinar Series: “Leather, automobiles, and sustainability”

The next episode of the Brazilian Leather Webinar Series – Leather Business and Future Consumer will take place online, for free on November 6 (Friday), 2 p.m. (GMT).Stephen Jeske (GST AutoLeather, global supplier of leather components to the automot…

What's New Wednesday 28th of October 2020
Khaite into fashion’s new digital frontier

When Covid-19 blighted Khaite’s fourth runway show, Holstein took the opportunity to stage her own fashion technology showcase inside the homes of buyers and members of the press. In a box decorated with swatches of excess fabric from the collection,…

What's New Friday 23rd of October 2020
Alteray Technology?: wow effect in sunlight!

Thanks to a significant investment in research and collaboration with the best professionals in the sector, the start-up Alteray Technology managed to obtain an exclusively water-based mixture, composed of metal free pigments, which allows fabrics, le…

What's New Thursday 22nd of October 2020
Biodegradable shoes

Biodegradable shoes. Different componentsThe shoe, however, is made of many different components, let’s try to list some of them: the material used for the upper and that used as a liner, the strings if present and also the eyelets in which the strin…