Bridle Leather - Explained

Bridle leather is a beautiful strong leather getting its distinctive look and feel from hand techniques.

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What is Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather like?

The Italian vegetable tanned leather I buy comes from Tuscany and develops into a beautiful buttery soft leather.

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Vegetable Tanned Leather - Explained

Vegetable tanned leather is the oldest way of tanning leather. It is produced in a natural way and has beautiful characteristics.

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Tannery Visit - How Is Vegetable Tanned Leather Made?

Some of the leather I use is from tanneries that form part of the Consorzio Vera Pelle in Tuscany, Italy. To learn more about the process, I organised a vist to the Tempesti S.pA tannery in September 2018.

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Fashion Revolution Week 2018: Bangladesh and India's Toxic Tanneries

I went to see a screening of River Blue as part of Fashion Revolution week at the London College of Fashion last night to find out more about fashion waste on the environment.  I didn’t expect to be genuinely shocked watching it. What hit home most for me and is closely linked to the industry I'm in are the conditions in the tanneries and the chemicals they pump out into the rivers in Bangladesh and India.

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