Design-A-Bag Competition 2023 Opens for Submission

8 November 2022 Design-A-Bag Competition 2023 Opens for Submission Unleash your creativity and kickstart your career as a handbag designer   Design-A-Bag (DAB) is a unique design competition for designers and students. The finalists will be sponsored to attend the 2023 Special Edition of Fashion Access Dubai Fair, which is collocated with APLF – the… Continue reading Design-A-Bag Competition 2023 Opens for Submission

Sarg Tannery : a LWG gold rated tannery

12 October 2022 Sarg Tannery : a LWG gold rated tannery Once located in downtown Cairo, close to the Nile River, Sarg tannery was one of the first tanneries to join, back in 2016, the Robbiki Leather City (RLC), a newly developed industrial cluster implemented in accordance with the Egypt Vision 2030 program. Transferring and… Continue reading Sarg Tannery : a LWG gold rated tannery

Top ASEAN Leathergoods Designers

10 October 2022 10 leather goods designers are featured at APLF ASEAN 10 renowned Asian brands who we feature at APLF ASEAN, will share their entrepreneurial story and have their iconic collection displayed at APLF ASEAN on Oct 19-21, 2022. Anne Natalia Jetalla’aneiu Anne Natalia with a degree in Interior design from The National Institute… Continue reading Top ASEAN Leathergoods Designers

Robbiki Leather City part of Egypt Vision 2030

7 October 2022 Robbiki Leather City part of Egypt Vision 2030 Leather is known to have been produced in Egypt since, at least, the fourth dynasty of ancient Egypt also known as the “golden age” of the country.  Leather was produced for both domestic consumption and for export and was used for many different purposes,… Continue reading Robbiki Leather City part of Egypt Vision 2030

Transparency at the Core of PrimeAsia’s Participation at APLF ASEAN

6 October 2022 Transparency at the Core of PrimeAsia’s Participation at APLF ASEAN PrimeAsia proudly confirms its sponsorship for APLF ASEAN, where the company will present many of its leading initiatives in an effort to bring more transparency to the industry.   From October 19th to the 21st, PrimeAsia will be at APLF ASEAN in… Continue reading Transparency at the Core of PrimeAsia’s Participation at APLF ASEAN

Camel hide: the pride of the UAE

24 September 2022 Camel hide: the pride of the UAE At a well-lit, oriental style booth, in the heart of the APLF show in Dubai, Al Khaznah Tannery’s General Manager, Mohammed Ghanem Al Qasali Al Mansoori, proudly shows the company’s flagship leather: camel skin. “Camel leather is very noble, and has a real character to… Continue reading Camel hide: the pride of the UAE

Why Should You Admire Brazilian Leather?

24 August 2022 Why Should You Admire Brazilian Leather? Major Leather Producing Country Tanning each year more than 40 million hides and skins, Brazil can rely on the largest commercial cattle herd in the world for their meat industry and is one of the five largest leather manufacturers of the planet.  Every year, more than… Continue reading Why Should You Admire Brazilian Leather?

Flourishing French brand makes luxury accessories out of fish skin and cactus​

2 August 2022 Flourishing French brand makes luxury accessories out of fish skin and cactus Thalie Paris is an eco-luxury brand of handbags and accessories founded in 2020 by Nathalie Dionne. A Parisian, Dionne has always been fascinated by leather goods. Her passion, matched with a desire to explore innovative and recycled materials led her… Continue reading Flourishing French brand makes luxury accessories out of fish skin and cactus​

Cosmo : Georgia’s wearable history

28 June 2022 Cosmo : Georgia’s wearable history One of the most eye catching booths of Fashion Access 2022 which was held alongside APLF in Dubai last April, was Cosmo’s, a manufacturer of fashion accessories from Georgia. Before making leather accessories, the company was making jewelry so it is no wonder that Cosmo’s products, mostly… Continue reading Cosmo : Georgia’s wearable history

Opportunities in the leather and footwear industry in Uzbekistan emphasized​

14 June 2022 Opportunities in the leather and footwear industry in Uzbekistan emphasized https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3qiKzVW2KY A couple of decades ago, it was difficult to find leather shoes in Uzbekistan. In the near future however, it is likely that European consumers will wear shoes Made in Uzbekistan. This is the ambition of Farkhod Nurmukhamedov, Deputy Chairman of… Continue reading Opportunities in the leather and footwear industry in Uzbekistan emphasized​