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Raffaello is a natural and homogeneous skin, with a very fine grain, an aniline dyed full grain semi-aniline. The strong character of the finish is given by the dark tips (tiny tips) with a slight shiny effect that create an evident sense of depth in the structure.
Mulberry announced it will no longer use exotic leather. Brooks Brothers does the same. The news report could end here: two brands, British and US-based, respectively (even though owned by an Italian), add reptiles and ostrich to the list of materials they will no longer use for their collections.
The president of an Italian furniture manufacturers’ association, Claudio Luti, has said his member companies are desperate to open their workshops and start work again after weeks of enforced closure because of the covid-19 pandemic, reports Leatherbiz.
Italy’s national leather industry association, UNIC, has estimated that the effects of the coronavirus outbreak could lead to a reduction in the combined turnover of Italian tanners of around 10% this year. Report by Leatherbiz.
The British fashion house has opened its new ‘Burberry Centre for Manufacturing Excellence’ at the company’s Castleford site in Yorkshire, northern England, reports ILM.