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7 Reasons Alligator Skin is Good for Motorcycle Seats

Posted by Jayme Mendal on Jul 7, 2017 12:53:07 PM

Motorcycle fanatics invest many hours of their lives improving their bikes so that they look as voguish and as unique as possible. A sure way of making your bike stand out is modifying the seat with a custom seat cover using an exotic material.

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Topics: alligator skin

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

Top 4 Reasons to Use Caiman Skin for Your Men's Leather Shoes

Posted by Jayme Mendal on Apr 10, 2017 11:51:31 AM

Many people who have seen caiman skin probably have mistaken it for other species of crocodile. However, to the trained eye, caiman skin is distinctive from both of those because of its bony plates underneath the scales (also known as ossification). This creates some of the most captivating texturized patterns in the exotic leather industry.

Caiman is actually a crocodilian, a close cousin of the alligator. They are plentiful in Central and South America, but are mostly found in Colombia. They surprisingly only grow to about one meter in length and are found in swampy costal regions.

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Topics: crocodile skin, caiman skin