An interest in better-grade leathers and improved seating systems is keeping leather upholstery showrooms busy at High Point Market as buyers search for ways to avoid low-margin entry-level products. Producers said they're getting positive feedback on seating groups at middle to upper-end price points, noting that buyers view such items as a ticket to higher margins and fewer service issues says an article from Furniture Today.
The Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB) recently organized a series of workshops in tanneries in different regions of Brazil with the objective of promoting innovation through fashion and design.
Sportswear giant Reebok has opened the first FitHub concept store in London’s Covent Garden as it pushes forward with its plan to get people active while repositioning the brand as a company to “empower people to get fit for life”.
Leatherbiz reports that the Footwear Technological Institute, INESCOP, is showcasing its latest developments in its CAD programs at the International Exhibition of Machines and Technologies for Footwear, Leather Goods and Tanning Industries (SIMAC), currently under way in Bologna, Italy.
Cashmere is the ultimate luxury fabric, the perfect addition to any woman’s wardrobe and an investment in style and quality which cannot be matched. The fine texture of cashmere knitwear is traditionally worn in the winter, as the natural fibres provide lightweight insulation without bulk and are perfect for layering. However, there’s no need to abandon this sumptuously soft fabric once the sun starts to shine; Pure Collection of the UK has developed a line of Featherweight cashmere, ideal for achieving a luxurious and classic look during the warmer weather.
Twenty three tanneries attended the 8th edition of the Inspiramais Design and Components Innovation Exhibition, held recently in Sao Paulo with the support of the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB). Each company presented to visitors a differentiated collection, with distinct creations and inspirations, showing the unparalleled quality and creativity of Brazilian leather.
The stylish and comfortable alternative to the cotton and plastic DUFFYBAG® launches first collection. Going to work, running errands, going shopping, exercising, going out in town – we truly have a different bag for every occasion. This no longer has to be, thanks to DUFFYBAG®.