The Italian vegetable tanned leather I buy comes from Tuscany and develops into a beautiful buttery soft leather.Read More
Vegetable tanned leather is the oldest way of tanning leather. It is produced in a natural way and has beautiful characteristics.Read More
Leather is one of the oldest creations mankind has developed and it traces back to around 5000BC.Read More
The Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium includes 20 tanneries in Tuscany and was set up to preserve the tradition of tanning in the area as well as a set of sustainability standards.Read More
Hadston Leather grew out of the love that I have for craftsmanship and the values it holds. I’ve always loved making and it’s that area of the whole creative/design sphere that I love the most.
I studied art through school and onto university and I have written about how I came to create Hadston Leather.Read More
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.Read More