Leatherbiz reports that with support from the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), fashion designer Ronaldo Fraga presented a collection at São Paulo Fashion Week using leather as the main material as part of the Design na Pele project.
In yet another initiative to promote the beauty, flexibility and natural qualities of leather in the world of design, The Center for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), through the Brazilian Leather Project, promoted a series of workshops during the months of April to August this year with famed designer Heloisa Crocco in six different tanneries throughout Brazil.
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.
After propelling Louis Vuitton from a staid luggage brand to one of the leading luxury houses on the planet star designer, Marc Jacobs, has finally called it a day at Vuitton and will leave after 16 years to concentrate on his brand and its forthcoming IPO.
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The Pakistan Tannery Association (PTA) has requested that the government eases environmental regulations. PTA Chairman, Agha Saidddain, is asking for a 30% to 4’% reduction in regulations so as to develop additional waste schemes in the next three to four years.
Gucci, leathergoods brand Bottega Veneta and shoemaker Sergio Rossi are to offer a number of new internships in a bid to boost talent within their ranks after the CEO of their parent group Kering bemoaned a lack of talent in the lower ranks.