Exotic Leather Blog

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

Can You Craft the Perfect Caiman Boots?

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 9, 2016 2:44:41 PM

High fashion footwear can be an incredibly lucrative industry for those who can stand out in the crowd of designers. In this industry, not just any project will earn the recognition and notoriety needed to drive success. It takes a perfectly-crafted, distinctive piece of work to stand above the crowd and succeed.

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Topics: crocodile skin, caiman skin, footwear

Crocodile Skins Vs Python Skins for Exotic Handbags

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 5, 2016 10:33:22 AM

When it comes to making luxurious and unique handbags, few materials can rival the exotic appeal of crocodile skin. Crocodile hides have a very distinctive texture that make them instantly recognizable and distinct from common cowhide.

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Topics: crocodile skin, python skin, handbags

Bespoke + For Interviews Pan American Leathers About Crocodile Leather

Posted by Mark Mendal on Apr 21, 2016 1:59:47 PM

When it comes to exotic leather materials such as crocodile hide, a little knowledge can go a long way to making the most out of these high-grade materials. As such, we often talk about crocodile leather with clients, providing tips and information to help designers get more from their exotic leather investment.

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Topics: crocodile skin

How to Buy Alligator Skin

Posted by Abram Mendal on Apr 11, 2016 10:25:21 AM

When you’re making an exotic leather project using alligator skin, you want to create something that’s truly unique and exciting. Since every alligator skin project is different, how can you be sure that you’re getting the best skins for your needs?

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Topics: alligator skin, belts & accessories

New Anaconda Skins in the Exotic Leather Shop!

Posted by Abram Mendal on Apr 11, 2016 10:23:51 AM

Snake skins are among the most popular types of exotic leathers to use for high-fashion projects for a variety of reasons, including their flexibility, size, and availability.

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Topics: anaconda skin