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When you’re heading for the mountains and the rocks, a leather shoe is your friend, writes One 4 Leather. Most climbing shoes are made with leather for a number of reasons. Firstly, the material is flexible and stretches, which is quite useful for form-fitted footwear. Secondly, leather is breathable, which is quite nice as not all climbers don’t wear socks in their climbing shoes.
How many times have I read the statement that a cow is slaughtered for the production of leather, asks Dr Dietrich Tegtmeyer, Advocate for Leather Sustainability.
Leather manufacturer Gruppo Mastrotto has developed a new, patented process to make sure that the finished leather it produces are 99.9% free from pathogenic bacteria and viruses that can cause infection and disease, writes Leatherbiz.
The fragmented re-opening of schools, businesses and public spaces in the U.S. means this fall will not look or feel like previous years, but with the unofficial start to the season a mere two weeks away, it’s time for brands and retailers to think about how consumers will want to renew their closets for cooler months ahead.
In a context of ecological awareness, the leather industry becomes the target of individuals criticizing its lack of consideration for the environment. More and more brands are turning to synthetic materials, also called vegan. To counter this growing bad image, the designer of leather goods Jérôme Dreyfuss has chosen to express himself by means of a press release.