Exotic Leather Blog

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

4 Great Reasons to Use Caiman Leather for Exotic Leather Projects

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jun 24, 2016 3:38:19 PM

Crocodile skin is often considered a highly attractive option for making handbags, boots, wallets, belts, luggage, and countless other fashionable exotic leather goods. In particular, the American alligator skin is sought after for its soft, supple hide that makes it easy to work with.

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Topics: crocodile skin, alligator skin, caiman skin

Our 3 Favorite Reptilian Exotic Leathers for Boots

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jun 13, 2016 3:00:00 PM

The high fashion footwear industry can be tough. There are a lot of established designers and up-and-comers competing for attention in this market. To get noticed, your high-fashion boots and other footwear products need to be highly distinctive and unique.

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Topics: crocodile skin, python skin, footwear, ostrich skin

How Alligator Farms Ensure Top-Quality Exotic Leather

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 18, 2016 12:45:13 PM

Exotic leather can come from a variety of sources depending on the specific species of animal the leather is from. For some types of exotic leather, such as stingray skins, the primary source of the leather is from wild animals. For other types of exotic leathers, such as alligator skins, the primary source of leather comes from farms.

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Topics: alligator skin