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France’s Conseil National du Cuir (CNC) has confirmed that its plans for a third edition of its Sustainable Leather Forum seminar are taking shape. It intends to hold the 2021 edition of the event in Paris on Monday, September 13, reports Leatherbiz.
Seven years after launching the Nothing To Hide essays explaining why people make and use leather and how the industry works, World Leather is now updating the series, reports industry website, Leatherbiz
The fashion world has been abuzz with talk of leather alternatives for seasons now, looking to everything from mushrooms to pineapple leaves and cactus skin as plant-based alternatives to traditional animal skins, writes Kate Nishimura of Sourcing Journal.
It probably comes as no surprise that leather, as a natural material, responds to its surroundings, writes One4Leather. That means a leather item used in a hot and dry climate (or cold and dry for that matter) will slightly harden over time. The porous nature of the leather allows moisture in the leather to evaporate, reducing its flexibility, but allowing it to maintain structural integrity.
The international sportswear manufacturer is reportedly suing hundreds of websites and social media accounts over the sale of counterfeit versions of Nike and Converse footwear, reports ILM
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