Exotic Leather Blog

Is Ostrich Skin Right for Your Next Garment Project?

Posted by Mark Mendal on Sep 20, 2016 11:19:07 AM

In recent posts, we’ve discussed some of the best types of exotic leather to use for garment projects. Each of these exotic leathers gives you something beyond what common cowhide provides.

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Topics: ostrich skin, garments

Why Python Skin is a Perfect Choice for Making Garments

Posted by Abram Mendal on Sep 20, 2016 11:08:53 AM

There are many challenges in making an exotic leather garment for high-fashion clientele.

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Topics: python skin, garments

What’s the Best Exotic Leather for Making Garments?

Posted by Mark Mendal on Sep 7, 2016 12:09:29 PM

The world of high-fashion garments is an incredibly competitive space. Every year, fashion designers from all over the world do their best to try to outshine the competition with creative, bold new designs, superior craftsmanship, and the best quality materials.

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Topics: alligator skin, python skin, ostrich skin, garments, eel skin

Why Eel Skin is a Good Material Choice for Garments

Posted by Abram Mendal on Aug 29, 2016 5:12:56 PM

We’ve talked about a lot of different exotic skins here on the Pan Am blog. From stingrays to crocodiles, ostriches to pythons, there is an exotic leather for almost every occasion.

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Topics: garments, eel skin

3 Best Practices to Follow When Using Conditioner on Exotic Leather

Posted by Abram Mendal on Aug 22, 2016 3:01:30 PM

Exotic leather is more than just a fashion statement. It is a status symbol.

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Topics: footwear, handbags

Busting 3 Exotic Leather Myths

Posted by Abram Mendal on Aug 17, 2016 10:30:00 AM

There are a lot of common misconceptions about exotic leather that people may have. These myths about exotic leather could confuse some, and lead them to the wrong conclusions about their exotic leather goods.

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Topics: crocodile skin, python skin, caiman skin

3 Tips to Follow When Buying Caiman Crocodile Skins

Posted by Abram Mendal on Aug 8, 2016 4:33:16 PM

Caiman skin is a popular choice for designers who want a strongly-textured, rugged exotic leather for their high-fashion projects.

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Topics: crocodile skin, caiman skin

How to Take Care of Your Exotic Leather Handbag

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jul 25, 2016 3:17:44 PM

Exotic leather handbags can come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials. From small, hard case-style designs made from caiman crocodile hides, to larger handbags made from ostrich or python skin, the design choices for exotic leather handbags are nearly endless.

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Topics: alligator skin, python skin, handbags

Everyday Care Tips for Storing and Cleaning American Alligator Skin

Posted by Mark Mendal on Jul 14, 2016 3:03:12 PM

American alligator skin is a rare and highly precious material. Given the value and rarity of alligator skin leather goods, it’s important to take excellent care of them to keep them looking like new for as long as possible.

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Topics: alligator skin, handbags

Check Out Our Alligator Skin and Crocodile Skin Comparison Guide!

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jul 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Picking the perfect exotic leather for your next project can be tough. There are a lot of really great exotic materials to choose from, each with its own unique properties and challenges.

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Topics: crocodile skin, alligator skin