Fashion

Why Genuine Leather is Anything But Genuine

Why Genuine Leather is Anything But Genuine

Many fashion forward consumers know to seek out "real" leather rather than imitation leather such as PVC or PU, which are a fancy way of saying artificial or plastic leather. Unfortunately, though shoppers are becoming more savvy, manufacturers and retailers are creating an uneven playing field by using industry terms that lead the shopper to believe they are getting a good product, when in fact they are not. 

Like most shoppers, if you see an item listed as "genuine leather", the typical reaction that pops into your mind is "Yay, it's the real deal!" In reality, genuine leather is a legitimate industry term...


All About Leather Tanning

All About Leather Tanning

Learn about the different methods of tanning leather and how each process produces different qualities and types of leather.

Are Cheap Leather Jackets Too Good to be True?

Are Cheap Leather Jackets Too Good to be True?

Low priced jackets are cheap for a reason. Learn the common marketing deceptions that manufacturers and jacket makers make when trying to pass off low quality leather.