Exotic Leather Blog

Spring 2018 Trend: Snakeskin

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 9, 2018 11:28:47 AM

For years, the most popular animal print in fashion has been leopard. High-end designers have transformed this, at times, kitschy trend into a luxury staple in the form of any and all ready-to-wear and accessory items (from coats, to blouses, to handbags and more). The print has taken over their runways and trickled down to the streets—landing on some of the most recognizable street style stars from Giovanna Battaglia to Bella Hadid. For the fun, urban, club girl, leopard is it… but where is the more polished woman to turn if she wants to tap into an animal print for a day at the office?

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Topics: python skin

Why is Python Skin Great for Custom Sneakers?

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 31, 2017 2:25:25 PM

High-end clients have high-end requirements. To satisfy the sneaker needs of pickier clientele, your product has to be unquestionably top-notch. First off, you have to look for an exclusive material without overriding the desired properties of good footwear. The product also has to have a reasonable balance between uniqueness, flexibility, and durability.

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Topics: python skin, footwear

Best Exotic Skins for Sneakerheads

Posted by Jayme Mendal on May 1, 2017 4:09:56 AM

Sneaker enthusiasts look for stylish footwear crafted from rare materials to achieve a distinct look. Some sneakerheads like colorful shoes which enable them to stand out from the crowd effortlessly. Over time, shoe manufacturers have identified several types of exotic skins for sneakers which meet these demanding requirements.

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Topics: alligator skin, crocodile skin, caiman skin, ostrich skin, python skin

What’s the Best Exotic Leather for Tabletops?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Nov 17, 2016 5:48:22 PM

Interior designers have a lot of challenges in taking normal, everyday spaces and turning them into something new and exciting. Everything in the room from top to bottom has to be both appealing and functional for an interior design to be truly successful.

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Topics: python skin, stingray skin, interiors

The Top Tips for Making Exotic Leather Garments

Posted by Abram Mendal on Oct 14, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Exotic leather garments can make a very bold fashion statement. The thing is, working with leather for such large products can be a bit tricky.

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

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

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: caiman skin, python skin, crocodile 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: handbags, alligator skin, python 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