August 2015 / A Progressive Mastery of Materials

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There is an impressive amount of research and development going into the intensifying field of innovative materials across industries. Have you ever considered ceramic derived from crab shells, plastic made from coconut fibers, fabric conceived from stone, or even seating comprised of hundreds of broken eggshells and veneer born from banana peels? Learn more about sustainable alternatives to leather and see the trends for leather, skin, and suede with five color stories and directions for A/W 2016-2017. Get inspired with the August edition!

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Specialists of crocodile leather, like Italven, use patina and buffing effects to embellish their skins, which are very much in demand in these nuanced finishes.
Paris / Première Vision Leather (Le Cuir à Paris)

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