On announces “footwear revolution”

23 July 2024 On announces “footwear revolution” Revolutionary Cloud Sneaker: On’s Six-Minute Marvel.   On has unveiled a groundbreaking innovation in sneaker manufacturing with its new Cloudsurfer, produced using a spray-on plastic technology. This cutting-edge process allows the creation of a shoe in just six minutes, significantly reducing the time and resources traditionally required. The… Continue reading On announces “footwear revolution”

Bottega Veneta enhances craft commitment with new role

23 July 2024 Bottega Veneta enhances craft commitment with new role Leathergoods brand Bottega Veneta has appointed Barbara Zanin as the director of Craft and Heritage, a new role aimed at strengthening the brand’s focus on artisanal craftsmanship, WWD reported. By Leatherbiz.   Zanin, who joined the company in 1998, will oversee artisans at the… Continue reading Bottega Veneta enhances craft commitment with new role

Sustainable leather making

23 July 2024 Sustainable leather making Sadesa is a leader in the self-generation of renewable energy.   In Thailand, we produce more than 10 million square feet a month without burning fossil fuels. Biomass boilers generate thermal energy by burning rice husk, a renewable waste of the food industry. Our 18.000-square feet area of solar… Continue reading Sustainable leather making

Circularity in Leather Making with Dani SpA

22 July 2024 Circularity in Leather Making with Dani SpA Every day we choose the good of all, we combine our production processes with sustainable solutions to do our part: to care for the planet, its resources and future generations. For years, we have been supporting the circular economy by recovering more than 98% of… Continue reading Circularity in Leather Making with Dani SpA

Italian companies keep Korean market in focus

22 July 2024 Italian companies keep Korean market in focus A total of 55 Italian footwear, leathergoods and garment brands travelled to Korea in early July to take part in the Italian Fashion Days event in Seoul. By Leatherbiz.   Brands displayed collections for spring-summer 2025 at the event, which also included a series of… Continue reading Italian companies keep Korean market in focus

Give your shoes a second life: – Resole with Vibram

22 July 2024 Give your shoes a second life: – Resole with Vibram Vibram Group promotes the “Repair If You Care” project, which encourages consumers to reuse and repair their footwear.   Shenyang Propert’s proudly participates in the initiative and provides Resole with Vibram service for China. Since 2018, we repaired over 20,000 pairs, and… Continue reading Give your shoes a second life: – Resole with Vibram

Leather Naturally – New Members

19 July 2024 Leather Naturally – New Members The Summer vibes are here and we’re celebrating an amazing number of new members who have recently joined Leather Naturally.   Welcome to: Cuero Market from Spain Muhammad Shafi Tanneries (Pvt) Ltd. Abat Group Katie Kutskill KD Consulting Evaan International Ar-Tu Kimya San. ve Tic. A.S. Al… Continue reading Leather Naturally – New Members

Research – Cargill invests US$1 million in methane research

19 July 2024 Research – Cargill invests US$1 million in methane research Meatpacker Cargill has given a US$1 million grant to Colorado State University for research into sustainable agriculture. By ILM. The funding will go the university’s AgNext research program and focus on sustainable animal agriculture practices and reducing the environmental impact of the beef… Continue reading Research – Cargill invests US$1 million in methane research

Footwear – French shoe brands should learn from Italy, entrepreneur says

19 July 2024 Footwear – French shoe brands should learn from Italy, entrepreneur says Philippe Zorzetto shows off shoes made in France Paris-based footwear entrepreneur Philippe Zorzetto has said only 1% of the shoes and boots that consumers in France buy now are locally made. By Footwearbiz. He said there had been a time when… Continue reading Footwear – French shoe brands should learn from Italy, entrepreneur says

Is it leather? – Leather in the Boardroom

18 July 2024 Is it leather? – Leather in the Boardroom There is no doubt CEO Mary Barra of General Motors (GM) knows and understands the luxury, durability, and sense of style that real leather brings to the party. In fact, she’s personally captured the power of leather and turned it into her “signature” look,… Continue reading Is it leather? – Leather in the Boardroom