SYN-BIOS SPA confirms Level 3 progressive ZDHC Certification, the pass for the future
One of the very first companies to obtain it was, in 2021, SYN-BIOS SPA, a chemical industry in the Vicenza area
Digital passport, REMIRA prepares for the leap with WEBLABEL
The software house's digital label allows the product's production history to be tracked, enabling consumers to better understand its impact
Ecoluxepavé: Legor's new roofing process is cyanide-free
The solution enables shorter processing times and lower energy use, optimizing the production process
Accessories universe: what's new for the luxury sector according to Spazio 58
The company combines a production of metal accessories using artisanal goldsmithing techniques with increasingly technological leatherwork
Smerigliatura Diletta: "New carousel machinery for precise and fast work."
Increasing production necessarily comes from improving one's processes
Istat: order ratings worsen in manufacturing sector
Business and consumer confidence is down, according to the October report. In manufacturing, plant utilization declined
Rare Gems: a capsule collection signed Taurini
Sought-after and exclusive materials from all parts of the world
Leatherworkers by passion, writers by chance: “Bag Modeling”, the first manual dedicated to the secrets of the leather goods modeling profession, is published
This is the story of Elisa Cigna and Andrea Marcocci, due to the modellists of these pellets that were born from the “reclusion” of Covid to dare to live a very ambitious project.
R79: "The new mood of the brands? Exclusivity"
This is what the Fermo company, which has been designing and manufacturing semi-finished products since 1979, has found
Self-generated energy and sustainable approach: Ramponi's challenges
The company has made a commitment to the sustainable strategy that rests on the three ESG pillars (Environment, Social and Governance).
Tuscany, fashion system drives exports
This is revealed by Intesa Sanpaolo's Tuscany Districts Monitor on the first six months of 2023. Data on the performance of the sector
Second transaction in a month: Rino Mastrotto joins Mapel Group
Rino Mastrotto, a world leader in the production and sale of leather, textiles and high value-added services for high fashion, automotive and interior design, today announced the signing of a binding agreement aimed at the acquisition of Mapel Group S.r.l. and its subsidiaries Mapel Textile S.r.l. and Mapel Components S.r.l.
Etika by Chimont International
Material composed of FSC-certified virgin cellulosic fibers and synthetic latex (6-24%), softened and dyed using products that comply with current standards, with no water waste and no air emissions.
Paper blisters: the new project of G&CO
A further step in the company's 'green' strategy, which already makes use of environmentally sustainable plastics and reclaimed materials
Aircom spray guns: to every need, a solution
Piedmont-based automatic spray gun manufacturer focuses on technology and customization capabilities
Italfimet P4600®, the Italian patent for galvanic coating of pure palladium
The new process brings benefits in terms of eco-sustainability, safety, durability and quality standards
The circularity of precious and non-precious metals: a focus on new trends in the fashion and high jewelry industry
According to a recent article in the masthead "Bluerating," as the energy crisis triggered by the invasion of Ukraine and sanctions imposed on Russia continues, energy-intensive metals production could see its capacity in Europe continue to decline, despite the EU's conservative policies.
David Leather Expressions spotlights former Polimoda talent during Lineapelle
David Leather Expressions has always held true to its mission: to develop a different way of doing fashion with a unique, original and innovative system for the market.
Technical performance and sustainable soul: the bet of Masca PB
The company is increasingly focused on creating ad hoc products in fabrics that marry sustainability and specific technical characteristics.
Studio Auriga and creativity: the unbreakable bond that speaks to technology
Conversation with Angelo Gregotti, founder and president of Studio Auriga
Just Fashion Transition 2023: toward more sustainable fashion
The results of the study conducted by The European House - Ambrosetti at the Venice Sustainable Fashion Forum
ABSOLUTE, The Suede Revolution: with Gruppo Mastrotto, suede looks to sustainable luxury
The new item previewed at Lineapelle Milan. New items include three other new lines, Clary, Power and Power Metal Free dedicated to the world of leather goods and footwear.
"Big Brother" revolution: the future of stackers is here
The innovative machine developed by Nexus Automation aims to mark a turning point in the leather deposit process
The trend among accessories? Brass chained shoulder straps
The point of Gianni Fagioli of M.F. Mascagni&Fagioli, which has been making accessories from leather goods and clothing since 1978
Metal accessories for fashion: sustainability certification is born in Florence
It's called LEAF Hardware: developed by the LEAF Foundation, it measures the environmental impact of the entire production chain of metal accessories in the luxury sector
Lambskin for leather goods: a niche and refined product
This is one of the innovations seen during the latest edition of Lineapelle, put together by IP Industrie Pellami srl
Zipper: a name, a gesture, a fashion star
The history of the zipper that has grown from a rudimentary locking system to a key accessory in terms of functionality and aesthetics
"The trend? A return to manual skill and craftsmanship in ironing."
Ironing couture dresses is a true art: Elena Zanobini, owner of Nuovastiro for twenty-seven years, tells us.
Embroidery and quilting, the Giglioli company has made an art of it
The empolese business is both a quilting and embroidery mill and will soon have new machinery for special processing
Vibropolishing and internal turning department: what's new in 5.0
Positive results especially in sample making
Training and sustainability: the hot topics of the States General of Italian Leather Goods 2023
Florence hosted the fourth edition of the event sponsored by Assopellettieri and dedicated to the present and future challenges for the industry
Sustainability, Prato district puts itself to the test with Anter survey
More than 30 companies have already signed up for the National Renewable Energy Protection Association's questionnaire, which can be filled out until mid-October
Digital printing on leather? Not a problem if you know how to do it
Giardini Group's innovation: a consulting service for companies to "guide" them through a process not without its pitfalls
"Boosting Transition," spotlight on sustainable fashion supply chain transition
On October 26th and 27th, appointment with the second edition of the "Venice Sustainable Fashion Forum"
Soul, here is the futuristic soul of the lasering of the insoles
The intuition of Seit Elettronica: a system equipped with a 3D scanner for greater precision and complete automation
In the eye of the needle: how do you sew a luxury product?
We talked about it with Daniele Orlandi, teacher at Mita in Scandicci and commercial director of Del Vecchia Group.
Gluing "difficult" materials is no longer a problem with Fixekó 2330
Mastek company's innovative product combines ease of use with high performance
Decò Style: innovative, environmentally friendly processes
A patent is being studied for a (non-chemical) deposition technique on metal surfaces for accessories
Red is the color of winter 2023
Yellow and gray are also among the seasonal trends. Also noteworthy is the return of brown.
Accessories for luxury: MTWH finalizes the acquisition of Florenradica
After the recent entry of Metalstudio, the group further expands its integrated platform at the service of high fashion.
LVMH grows: +14% in the first 9 months of 2023, for over 62 billion in revenues
Alone, the Fashion & Leather Goods division made 30,912 million euros (+16% on an organic basis)
Bows, lace and clips: accessories also have their own trends
The point with Alessandra Bellacci of Ricamificio La Perla, who has been involved in the creation of accessories for large brands since 2003
Paris Fashion Week: fashion at the French court
A look at the SS24 collections that the maison and label have presented in recent days in the Ville Lumière
Piegavelox, between research and development
The Pvx style department has recently been inaugurated. The creation of a company historical archive is in the works
Precious metals and jewelery drive exports from the province of Arezzo
The United Arab Emirates, Turkey and the USA are the three reference markets for jewelery exports. The fashion sector also performed well with +12% compared to the first half of 2022.
Montorso, the chrome-tanned full nubuck leather from Dimar
A tactile work of art, whose delicate surface gives a feeling of unparalleled luxury
Leather School, in Florence, four young people graduate as artisans
An opportunity made possible thanks to scholarships from the Marcello Gori Foundation
Flex Tex, new entry for furniture and packaging
News also in sight in the search for green raw materials
Footwear, exports and domestic consumption are slowing down. Slowdown phase for the sector
According to the survey conducted by the Confindustria Moda Study Center among companies, in the first half of 2023, turnover had very limited growth; orders are limited.
Bulgari's Serpenti turns 75, with a dedicated exhibition coming soon
This is an artistic initiative that will travel around the world; Milan is the only European stop.
Ten years of Manifattura Berluti, excellence Made in Italy
Important traguard for the real estate of luxury, part of the LVMH group
Fairs, visitors from the Far East return
Positive results for sector events, even if the situation remains uncertain. Hot topic, that of sustainability.
Certified eco-sustainability: the future of yarn and embroidery starts here
Cieffe Filati was one of the first companies to invest in the topic. Today it also produces embroidery supports, under a registered trademark, whose sustainability is proven
Futurmoda makes 50, special edition for Spanish footwear fair
In October, over 300 exhibitors will meet in Alicante. Online registration system open
Marcello Pipitone, a young emerging designer, is one of the three winners of the CNMI Fashion Trust Grant 2023
The Bonola boy, as he likes to call himself since he was born in this suburban neighborhood of Milan, creates sportswear using cutting-edge techniques such as heat sealing with Framis to reassemble vintage clothing.
Stay authentic or conform? The world of tanning is at a crossroads
Raffaele Osci paints the picture: «Either we find the courage to enhance leather or we will have increasingly standardized production»
The fashion supply chain and sustainable transition, the report by the Confindustria Study Center
The data relating to the "Exporting la Dolce Vita 2023 Report" were presented in Arezzo, with a focus on the fashion/jewelry sector
The sustainable truth of the tanning industry. Interview with Antonio De Michele, President of DEAN SpA
Interview with Antonio De Michele, President of DEAN SpA
Omac Srl, ergonomic devices, automatic openings and sensors to improve quality and safety
Ergonomic devices, automatic openings and sensors to improve quality and safety
Versatile, elegant, practical: here are the "three in one" bags by Coccoluto Ferrigni
Geometric shapes for the new line of the Florentine brand: three models to mix to create various combinations of colors and shapes
MTWH is strengthened with the acquisition of the Metalstudio Group
The manufacturer of accessories for luxury brands thus doubles its turnover and adds skills and know-how
Mipel, the 124th edition opens the doors to the Travel sector
Over 160 brands selected to offer a complete vision of the new SS 2024 collections of leather goods and fashion accessories
Light packaging made of 95% air, with FROMM's AP100 machine
A safe and environmentally friendly solution proposed by the company that produces top-quality packaging machinery.
Creativity, craftsmanship, green innovation: everything is ready for Lineapelle 102
1,330 exhibitors from 47 countries are arriving in Milan; 25,000 visitors expected for the reference exhibition platform of the global supply chain
YouLeather, the ecological and futuristic skin finish
The novelty is from LMF Biokimica, a company that moves in the wake of innovative and sustainable solutions for leather processing.
4sustainability, the big names in fashion in Prato to talk about transparency in the supply chain
At the Lanificio Fratelli Balli everything is ready for the first work table shared with the district.
Tanning with hemp extracts: sustainability meets excellence
With the Canapimp brand, Conceria Nuova Impala has introduced onto the market a product with excellent performance but also metal free, biodegradable, compostable
Fashion, September of trade fairs: the "magnificent 8" are about to return
A system that will decline the proposals of 3,500 brands and for which a total of 45,000 buyers are expected
“In the Making”: at Lineapelle the raw material becomes living material
At the fair, a space designed to communicate a new concept of leather, through talks, workshops with international names and an exhibition with collectible design pieces
Photochromic finishes and 3D effect processes: the new frontiers of Modimex
Mixing materials and processes, the company manages to apply the uniqueness and refinement of craftsmanship on an industrial scale.
Soft and quality calves: the recipe of Conceria Stefanelli
For some months now, the company has specialized in the processing of these leathers, which is not particularly widespread in the Santa Croce district.
Sustainable Leather Forum: the event dedicated to CSR in the leather industry in Paris
A day dedicated to the main social, environmental and economic challenges that the entire leather sector is facing.
"The Hidden Thread" and the inspirations of costume designer Mark Bridges
The film by Paul Thomas Anderson, winner of an Academy Award for costumes, offers a privileged view of the "behind the scenes" of the high fashion of the time.
The Renaissance of the Made in Italy supply chain according to Florence Group
At the end of May 2023, global private equity player Permira acquired the majority shares of Gruppo Florence, the first integrated industrial cluster in Italy with about thirty manufacturing excellences in the Luxury supply chain, founded in 2020 and reaching a turnover of about 600 million euros in 2022.
Papini Lido: The tradition continues
Leatherworkers for three generations, innovation has always been a goal for the company, because in an ever-changing world keeping up with the times is essential.
The "metallurgist" of fashion: Paco Rabanne the creative experimenter
A revolutionary designer who made the 'unconventional' his trademark, leaving an indelible mark on the history of couture.
The DANI group together with David Leather Expressions open their new showroom in New York!
The new 100-square-meter shoow-room on 200 Lexington avenue, which invites industry insiders to learn about DANI World collections, Instant Service and David Leather Expressions weaves, became a reality a few days ago.
Carlo Goggioli e Simone Ferravante – Azimut: wealth management, investment banking, and fintech
Strategic consulting for entrepreneurs.
Speed, sustainability and endless creativity with the Stratasys J850 TechStyle 3D printer
The fashion industry has always been looking for new ways to surprise and fascinate brands and consumers; the Stratasys J850 TechStyle 3D printer embraces this desire and redefines the concept of luxury and fashion.
Faeda: A world-leading company in the production of leather varnished and full-grain leathers
More than sixty years of history in the name oftradition combined with innovation.
Legor and the philosophy of "Less is More"
New high-performance electroplating processes with lower amounts of precious metal.
Greenfinish: leather finishing gets sustainable
The system devised by Gemata was created to minimize environmental impact in a sector, the fashion industry, that is increasingly devoted to sustainability.
Young artisans wanted: here's Cuoio di Toscana's campaign
The consortium, which specializes in sole leather production, aims to recruit "new recruits" with the goal of safeguarding Italian manufacturing.
Fendi consolidates presence in Tuscany: a factory is coming to Serravalle Pistoiese
The Ponte a Stella industrial area will host the luxury fashion house's new logistics and production hub
Exotic passion: brands focus on crocodile and ostrich
The point with Studiopelle, a Florentine company specializing in the handcrafted production of belts
A regal and sumptuous gold gown for diva Liz Taylor
In "Cleopatra," every detail hints at Egyptian symbolism, but the pinnacle is reached with the precious golden cloak designed to resemble the wings of a phoenix
Footwear, first quarter 2023 sales and exports grow in value
All top 20 international destinations, except Switzerland, show increases in value. Volumes in exports (-2 percent) and production (-1 percent) fall slightly
Reliability, quality and sustainability: the three drivers of Cam.Pel.
Investing in solutions for our society's problems is a win-win situation.
Faster printing and better colors with LED and UV ink machines
A particularly advanced and effective type of printing even on dark papers proposed by Eurograf of Sant'Elpidio a Mare (FM)
Tannery Il Ponte opens the doors of its new showroom and enters new markets
The Florentine company has expanded its exhibition space and is preparing to tap the English and Vietnamese markets
Nickel-free but corrosion-free accessories: solutions from Legor
The company has developed several processes both nickel-free and low-release, high performance
Salvatore Ferragamo, the rise of a dream
The 'shoemaker of the stars,' whose creativity was married with great research to give birth to shoes that marked an era and those to come.
In Schmid's new course, the past becomes contemporary again
The company is investing in the reworking of some past materials: the point with Valerio Baiardo, CEO of the company since 2020
Desolina Suter (Première Vision Paris): guidelines for the new leather season
These days the F/W 2024/25 edition of Premiére Vision Paris (July 4th - 6th at the Paris Nord Villepinte Parc d'Expositions) kicks off in Paris.
IDENTITY: standing out so as not to be confused
Tannery Volpiana, our work, revolves around the customization and realization of Ideas and archetypes.
Social Media Day: the role of Instagram&co in fashion
Each platform has its own identity, and brands soon learned to decline their content according to the 'rules' of different channels.
Dorothy's dress and the rise of the Vichy: a success story
The one worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" is one of the most famous dresses in film history.
Première Vision Paris changes skin!
From July 4th to 6th at Paris Nord Villepinte, the new edition of the show presents the F/W 24/25 season and opens the doors to a completely redesigned event.
Squaring: how to test a quality electroplating coating
Through continuous analysis and studies, Legor's R&D team provides customized electroplating cycles to say goodbye to adhesion problems
Here is the microbag that you only see microscope
The creation of the collectiveMSCHF manages to pass from the eye of a needle: a provocation towards the trend of increasingly mini handbags.
Metal accessories for fashion, a compartment that makes a difference
In the large basket of the Tuscan fashion supply chain, there are also metalworking companies and those serving the industry, such as Croa in Arezzo.
Wes Anderson, a trend-setting aesthetic
The American director with the unmistakable style, in US theaters with "Asteroid City," and contaminations with the world of fashion.
Free to be nonconforming: menswear 2024 at Milan Fashion Week
The lowest common denominator for the upcoming season is the desire for normality, declined according to different codes
Milano Unica lands in the Metaverse
The 37th edition of the event promises to be an immersive experience in the world of Made in Italy textile excellence and accessories.
Pitti Filati 93: the future of knitwear makes a stop in Florence
For three days at the Fortezza da Basso the trends for F/W 2024-25, with a total of 120 brands
Florence Group inaugurates business unit "Leather Goods" with Tuscan Effebi S.r.l and A.L.B.A. S.r.l., excellences of Made in Italy
The segment dedicated to intermediate processing is being expanded with the entry of ABC Ricami S.r.l. . The companies will become shareholders in the group alongside the other entrepreneurial families already part of it.
Tajima PAX, the all-in-one that changed everything
A collaboration between the Japanese manufacturer and Studio Auriga, the machine has revolutionized drilling, stitching and embroidery operations for fashion, leather goods and automotive.
Pitti Uomo, Florence's Fortezza da Basso reignites the show
All set for edition number 104, which this year also hosts Fendi's extraordinary event staged at Factory.
Chi Ri-Cerca Trova: Circulose makes fashion circular
With Circulose® within their products, brands and designers are pushing fashion into a less wasteful future with a more durable product without having to compromise on quality or design. Let's find out together with Bettina Grampa, in the Chi Ri-Cerca Trova column.
Leathergoods, contract renewed for industry workers
Understanding signed between Assopellettieri and Filctem Cgil, Femca Cisl, Uiltec Uil
Dior doubles down in Scandicci: hunt for new space
In the crosshairs of the Lvmh Group brand is the property now owned by Savio Firmino.
Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady, style icon
The story of the wonderful Ascot Dress worn by the film's protagonist and designed by Cecil Beaton
Style authors: the creative director's burden for a brand
Between goodbyes and new arrivals, a focus on old and new revolutions in the fashion system
Choi Bag wins the third edition of THINK BAG!
Limited edition for the creation of Daseul Choi, Polimoda student and winner of the contest promoted by Leather&Luxury and Loipell. The proceeds from the sale will go to the Meyer Children's Hospital Foundation.
Chi Ri-Cerca Trova: Nunous, a new life for textile waste
NUNOUS is a totally new and patented fabric, based on other recycled textile material, created by SEISHOKU, which has more than 140 years of history in the industry. Let's find out together with Bettina Grampa, in the Chi Ri-Cerca Trova column.
Dress or jewel? Streisand's precious dress in "Hello, Dolly!"
Designed by Oscar-winning costume designer Irene Sharaff, it is one of the most expensive dresses ever made for a film.
Chi Ri-Cerca Trova: But is fake fur really environmentally friendly?
In 2018, numerous environmental organizations launched a boycott on the use of animal fur on a large scale, and some luxury brands chose to permanently abandon its use to avoid public attacks. Let's find out with Bettina Grampa, in the Chi ri-cerca Trova column.
On the road to sustainability, between luxury and fast fashion
The fashion industry runs in a two-timer, between hyper-certified production and new paths toward transparency .
Eurovision, not only music: the outifts of the first night
A roundup of the most memorable looks in anticipation of the second semifinal.
Kimono, Japanese icon between art and costume
At the Prato Textile Museum an exhibition of 50 garments from the first and second quarters of the 20th century bears witness to the artistic and stylistic contaminations between East and West.
World Color Day in the time of armocromy
According to the discipline, each of us falls into a category that can be associated with color seasons, each of which is matched with an ideal palette.
Here is the first AI Fashion Week, what to think about it?
In Italy, the Garante suspended the now famous chatbot "ChatGPT" a few weeks ago in the name of user privacy. In the rest of the world, however, more and more creative ways are being sought to harness generative technologies and apply them to everyday life to improve our lives.
"May the 4th be with you": lo Star Wars day fra celebrazione e stile
The fashion world has also felt the call of the "Force."
How did the fairs go? The word from the companies
Leather&Luxury's survey of trends and prospects to take stock of industry trends.
Legor changes bylaws and becomes a Benefit Company
The multinational group has integrated into its corporate purpose a commitment to have a positive impact on society and the biosphere.
JOIN THE FUTURE. JOIN ECOTAN BIOCIRCULAR LEATHER
You are invited to the 3rd Ecotan Openhouse, hosted at the choreographic HASHTAG FLORENCE showroom in Santa Croce sull'Arno.The new Ecotan collections developed with partner tanneries Hashtag Florence, La Scarpa, DVS - Giovanni Pezzoli Pellami, Camaleonte, Polaris and Volpi will be presented.
Creativity + glamour = Milan Design Week
During the Salone del Mobile, there were many events that served as a meeting point between the worlds of design and fashion
Mugler for H&M: highly anticipated collection coming soon
The designer capsule that mixes new pieces and archival remakes will be available starting May 11th.
Node, design becomes a metaphor for existence
The textile and hybrid sculpture by Giuditta Vettese and Marilù Lembo will be presented during the upcoming Milan Design Week
Beauty with a soul: the fascination of leather even bewitches the automotive industry
When a detail transforms a car from being an accessory to a veritable status symbol
An entrepreneur's point of view: Luca Torre of Gea Soft
Gea Soft is a software house that has verticalized on footwear and leather goods for 30 years now, an IT partner of more than 300 companies.
The luxury supply chain in full swing
The birth of ChimHaeres, a joint venture between Chimera Abu Dhabi and Haeres Capital, is only the latest in a series of transactions that are affecting the luxury industry.
Stop in Florence for LVMH's 'You and ME', over 1000 career opportunities
The LVMH Group's professional orientation and recruitment tour has arrived in Italy.
It's done: ARS srl in collaboration with SERAFINI srl, opens its new headquarters in Scandicci.
The ARS's strategy for 2023 is clear and well-defined: a new headquarters in the heart of the Scandicci Industrial area at Via Charta 77 is planned to open soon.
.BE YOUR FABRIC proclaims the winning project
Rachele Baratto with her project "Arrakis" is the winner of ".BE YOUR FABRIC", the educational contest promoted by Leather&Luxury and the Bellandi textile company for the fourth-year students of the course in Fashion Design Management at Polimoda.
Masca Progetto Borsa: creating for and with the customer
With Marco Benzi we get to know the production of Masca Progetto Borsa, which makes bags and accessories designed specifically for clients.
APLF confirms return to Hong Kong in 2024
APLF organizers confirm that the fair will return to Hong Kong in 2024, with plans to create a new leather-only area within the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
A commitment to future generations for Samuel Accoppiatura Sartoriale
The future has to be built from the present time through well-defined field choices. And it is precisely the generations of tomorrow that Samuel Accoppiatura Sartoriale has kept in mind through its certification path.
“Le bal des Folles” by Mario Dice
"Le bal des Folles. Designer Mario Dice showcases Made in Italy in its highest expression of craftsmanship and excellence.
India: leather and footwear aims to reach $13.7 billion in exports by 2030.
The International Leather Fair 2023 and related events have opened up new perspectives for the industry.
The science behind Anrealage's photosensitive tissues
The Japanese brand explores through fashion technologies the evolution of human perception and the self-contained world of each living organism.
Innovation yes, but sustainable. Industrie Chimiche Forestali is testing important eco-friendly innovations for the leather goods and footwear sectors
WWF Italy recently issued an alarm reminding us that 220 billion tons of chemicals are released into the environment every year worldwide and that more than 100 thousand toxic substances are on the market globally.
Renaissance Couture by Beyoncé x Balmain
A truly disruptive impact: this is how Olivier Rousteing, enfant prodige of the historic French Maison, recounts his obsession with Beyoncé's latest album released in July 2022.
New scenarios of ChimontGroup's "green" chemistry
"Layertech" finishing technology, the flagship of ChimontGroup
Catwalk Analysis: Fall-Winter 2023-24 Woman - Between archival quotes and a desire for the future
After a couple of Fashion Weeks in which maximalism reigned supreme and tricks to go viral on social media took over the collections, for the Fall-Winter 2023-24 season most of the big brands seem to have opted for a quiet and subtly evocative luxury, whose hashtags are sartorialism, heritage, and quality materials.
For Legor, the splendor of jewelry comes through sustainability
Among the flagship 2023 innovations offered by Legor, we find Rhodiens, a new electroplating process composed of 100% Rhodium and Platinum from recycled sources, perfect for applications that give jewelry and watches a fabulous bright white finish with very high resistance to oxidation.
Fendi superhost at Pitti Uomo 104
It's confirmed: Fendi will be one of the special guests at the next edition of Pitti Uomo, scheduled for June 13rd-16th, 2023.
Furla and Cyclica together create Italy's first biodegradable bag
We told you about it in June 2022, and now Oleum®, the brand that identifies the line of biodegradable leathers produced by the company Cyclica of Stra (VE), has risen to international prominence thanks to a line of limited edition bags with Furla.
THINK BAG competition: the project of Leather & Luxury and Loipell in collaboration with the students of Polimoda reaches its third edition
The THINK BAG competition has reached its third edition, which from 2021 gives students at Polimoda in Florence the opportunity to create a bag from start to finish and to market it in selected Italian boutiques.
Eco-sustainability and innovation by Tacchificio Villa Cortese
Leather & Luxury had the opportunity to take stock after the Lineapelle fair with Silvia Paganini, Sales and Marketing Director of Tacchificio Villa Cortese.
Sollini Gino Srl: virtues and criticalities of Global Recycle Standard certification
In the Marche region and beyond, the name "Sollini Gino Srl" is historically known to those in the industry. It is, in fact, a company that has been supplying the famous footwear district of the Marche region with accessories and related items since 1969.
Innovation, creativity and sustainable technologies by Ramponi
Over the years, the Carbonate (CO) company has become an international leader in the production and application of stones, ABS studs and synthetic crystals for fashion accessories, patenting-among others-the well-known Taglio Ramponi®.
Master Craftsman and Bottega School to attract the younger generation
Aldo Cappetti is an entrepreneur of Romy Pelletterie Srl, of Castelfranco Piandiscò (AR), a company with a high rate of innovation and creativity, President of CNA Industria Arezzo, he is also the only leatherworker in the province of Arezzo to have obtained in 2013 the qualification of Master Craftsman issued by the Regional Commission for Craftsmanship Tuscany.
Milano Unica: Italian Textile Show successfully restarts
Leather&Luxury met with Massimo Mosiello, General Manager of Milano Unica, the Italian Textile Show, to talk about current events in the sector.
Dubai confirmed as location for APLF 2023
Like last year, APLF will take place at the World Trade Centre in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). Showcasing - from 13 to 15 March 2023 - the innovations of international companies from the leather, footwear, textile, chemical, machinery, sourcing and services sectors
Futurmoda on the starting blocks
There is great anticipation among exhibitors and buyers for the Futurmoda trade show, organized by the Spanish Footwear Components Association (AEC), being held March 8th-9th, 2023, in Alicante, Spain, at the IFA in Elche (a well-known Iberian footwear district).
System for Quality: the next big step in the evolution of EAM
EAM, a company specializing in metal polishing and consulting for fashion accessory processing, is a company that is constantly evolving. An evolution that involves people, facilities and workflows.
Superlative Leather: the innovative mother-of-pearl material that will chart new directions in the world of Fashion
Directly from the pearl industry, or better yet from the supply chain related to integrated, zero-waste mother-of-pearl, comes a new environmentally sustainable material with a dramatic aesthetic impact that is set to revolutionize the leather goods and footwear supply chain.
An energetic and superstimulating edition
Lineapelle 101 concludes with strong growth numbers, consolidating its global leadership and opening horizons of confidence for the leather supply chain.
The ecological transition of the Fashion supply chain goes through the recovery and proper management of industrial waste
According to the latest data from the Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale (ISPRA), the production of special waste from all manufacturing activities in Italy for the year 2020 was about 26.7 million tons, 18.2 percent of the total.
The entrepreneur tells: Maurizio Del Vecchia - Del Vecchia Group
Del Vecchia Group's roots between history and the future.
Micam, Mipel, TheOneMilano and HOMI Fashion&Jewels close with success
The four-day events confirm the recovery of the sectors represented and belonging to Confindustria Moda, which continue to stand out for an interesting and complementary offer, maintaining the synergy established in the last two years.
Tradition and innovation by Osci Pellami
Leather & Luxury had the opportunity to explore the very topical issue of certifications with Giuseppe, Raffaele and Michele Osci of the tannery of the same name.
Moro Minuterie, a leading manufacturer of footwear and leather goods accessories
We took stock of this start of the year with Silvia Moro of Moro Minuterie, a Padua-based company that is a leading manufacturer and marketer of metal accessories for footwear and leather goods.
Orice increasingly "green"
Leather & Luxury had a chance to take stock of the company with Paolo Danesi of Orice Srl, a company founded in 1980 that specializes in the production of vegetable-tanned cow hides for the footwear and leather goods industry.
Leather&Luxury interviews Taddei e Manzi
Leather & Luxury interviewed Simone Manzi of Taddei, Manzi & C. about the company's further steps in their sustainability journey.
Leather&Luxury interviews Italiana Accessori
At the last Fashion Week we witnessed the triumph of crystal as an aesthetic element in outfits and accessories. We talked about it with Rudi Migliorini, owner, and Elisa Taddei, fashion designer, of the company Italiana Accessori, a leader in decorative work for big fashion brands.
Leather&Luxury interviews Curtiba Industria Conciaria
A few days before the start of Lineapelle, Leather & Luxury had a chance to reflect with Giovanni Valori of Curtiba on sustainability and vegetalized leathers, the new flagship of his company.
Lineapelle, it's time for tomorrow to bloom. From February 21 to 23, at Fiera Milano Rho.
Make Tomorrow Bloom. Let's make tomorrow bloom. This is the slogan with which LINEAPELLE is introduces itself at the start of its edition number 101, scheduled to take place at Fieramilano Rho from February 21 to 23 and dedicated to the development of innovative collections of the highest quality for the 2024 summer season related to leathers, fabrics, synthetics, accessories and components necessary for the fashion, luxury and design supply chain.
We are working to offer a great edition of MICAM that can confirm the event as an unmissable business opportunity," these were the words of Giovanna Ceolini - President Assocalzaturifici, during the last edition of the event in September 2022.
Il Ponte tannery and vegetable tanning
Even today, despite the fact that millennia have passed, vegetable tanning remains the most traditional and recognizable, as well as the closest to nature, the most ecologically friendly, and the most suitable for combining recognizable aesthetics, versatility of use, and product uniqueness.
Leather&Luxury interviews Tannery New Impala
On the eve of Lineapelle, Leather & Luxury had the opportunity to talk about new sustainable tanning products with Mauro Vannucci of Nuova Impala Tannery.
MIPEL 123, a return to normalcy with confidence
From February 19 to 22 in Milan, MIPEL returns with its 123rd edition. The usual exhibition dedicated to leather goods and fashion accessories presents an important edition devoted to FW 2023/24 collections in the sign of a market trend that seems to have resumed a positive path, despite all the uncertainties arising from the global socio-economic context.
Breaking News: Industrie Chimiche Forestali acquires Langè S.r.l. weaving business
Through the agreement ICF strengthens its positioning in the footwear industry by vertically integrating and ensuring increasingly sustainable products for the market.
Première Vision Paris and sustainable innovations in the leather industry
Première Vision Paris kicks off ( Feb. 7 - 9 at Paris Nord Villepinte Parc d'Expositions) with 1244 international exhibitors leading the textile and leather industry.
Natural dyes in the past, present and future of textiles
Returning to nature is a central theme in the world of the fashion industry. The green demands of fashion brands aim to combine environmental sustainability, functionality and product aesthetics. A synthesis that is neither always feasible nor easy to achieve but remains one of the focal points of present and future fashion.
February 21st – 23rd 2023, LINEAPELLE reaffirms its centrality for the international fashion, design, and automotive industries
We asked Fulvia Bacchi, chief executive officer of Lineapelle, a few questions.
Chi Ri-Cerca Trova: A 4-Star Button, LE-BIOBU
Bottonificio Lenzi has been producing and distributing buttons and accessories since 1955, which are worked entirely in a highly technological reality but at the same time set in the hills of Emilia, testifying to the attachment to the territory and the irreplaceability of Made in Italy. Let's find out together with Bettina Grampa, in the Chi ri-cerca Trova column.
Interview with Stefano Fadda, Art Director of Milano Unica
A few days before the 36th edition of Milano Unica, Leather & Luxury had a chat with Stefano Fadda, who told us about trends, creativity and Gen Z.
"MICAM of OZ": the road to sustainability is a "fantastic" journey
MICAM Milan presents the third fairy tale of the #micamtales project: the musical film, a great classic in the history of cinema, inspired the new image of the International Footwear Fair.
MIPEL Lab, the show dedicated to sourcing Italian leather goods, is back: its protagonists tell about it
From Feb. 21st to 23rd, MIPEL Lab, the exhibition show designed to bring together international brands with the excellence of Italian leather goods manufacturers, now in its fourth edition and born from the collaboration between Assopellettieri and Lineapelle, returns to FieraMilano-Rho as part of the Lineapelle event.
Catwalk analysis, men's trends Fall/Winter 2023-24: The neoclassical era
Admired in the spotlight of Milan Fashion Week, key menswear styles are designed to last beyond the season, including practical, high-crafted outfits in striking hues, versatile accessories and contemporary outerwear for every occasion.
CHEMALUX: This is how new managers of Luxury are born
CHEMALUX is a Master's degree program in management and communication for the Luxury Chemical Industry that will reach its fourth edition in 2023. Organized by Lem Industries Group in collaboration with the University of Siena.
An energizing Pitti Uomo opens the 2023 relaunch
The multifaceted souls of men's fashion - among brands of sartorial tradition and contemporary research - on display in Florence for the largest international menswear fair
Breaking news: Lampa (White Bridge) acquires control of CDC srl, a company that produces chains for the fashion industry.
The expansion of the pole led by Lampa, a player in the production of luxury accessories and components, continues with the agreement reached with C.D.C. Luxury Chains.
VicenzaOro - T.Gold 2023: Let's find out what's new at Legor Group Spa, from brand identity to new products
From January 20th to 24th, Legor Group Spa, a multinational group founded in Italy in 1979 that specializes in metallurgy and chemistry for the production of jewelry and fashion accessories, will be present at T.Gold, the international exhibition-held concurrently with VICENZAORO - to learn about the most innovative machinery and technologies applied to jewelry and precious metals.
The leather revolution starts in Le Marche
How to combine environmental protection and the commercial needs of a tanning business? The winning formula has been found by the Marche-based Nuvolari tannery, a benefit company based in Monte Urano (FM).
Spring/Summer 2024 trends? Here's the dream as a new creative path
With the trade show season just around the corner, Leather&Luxury chatted with Desolina Suter, Fashion Director of Première Vision, who gave us her insider's view on trends for Spring/Summer 2024 between pragmatism and creativity, circularity and eco-responsibility, cultural values and a focus on The New Creatives of Tomorrow.