Exotic Leather Blog

What Metal-Free Exotic Leathers Does Pan American Leathers Offer?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Dec 6, 2017 1:56:04 PM

In some previous posts, we’ve covered the emergence of metal-free tanning in the exotic leather industry—what it is, how it differs from chrome-based tanning, and its current status in the industry.

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Topics: alligator skin, arapaima skin

What Are the Best Exotic Leathers for Water-Resistant Products?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Sep 8, 2017 11:15:52 AM

Fashion evolves fast. However, the fashion-forward crowd has found ways to diversify and make the most out of the best exotic leathers available. Water-resistant products have always been a winner in fashion. Having water-resistant qualities makes leather great for a variety of applications, and more durable in wet weather.

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Topics: stingray skin, eel skin, arapaima skin

Why Arapaima Skin is the Perfect Look for Your Motorcycle Seat

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jul 7, 2017 12:58:54 PM

If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, you know that there are many aspects which sum up a perfect bike apart from torque. You want your machine to be powerful, sturdy, distinctive, and above all, ergonomic.

You may have maxed out on all the possible mechanical aspects of the bike, but there is a lot you can do to give it a facelift and turn it into a fashionable masterpiece. One way is revamping the bike's seat with an exclusive seat cover made of premium exotic leather.

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Topics: arapaima skin

Why Use Exotic Leather For Motorcycle Seats?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jul 7, 2017 12:47:59 PM

There is little that compares to the thrill of revving up your motorcycle and cruising the open road. A bad seat, though, can easily ruin your ride. What if you could get comfort, style, and edge to go with your motorcycle? Using exotic leather for motorcycle seats offers a few key benefits, including:

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Topics: stingray skin, alligator skin, caiman skin, ostrich skin, arapaima skin

What Are the Toughest Exotic Leathers?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jan 26, 2017 10:59:16 AM

There are a lot of characteristics that fashion designers need from their exotic leathers beyond just an attractive appearance. One frequently overlooked characteristic of exotic leather is toughness.

Tougher leathers are less likely to scratch, scuff, or tear than less durable ones—which helps products made from these leathers last longer.

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Topics: stingray skin, shell cordovan leather, arapaima skin

What is Arapaima Skin, and What’s It Used for?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jan 12, 2017 2:58:50 PM

If you’ve never heard of Arapaima skin before, don’t worry, not many people know about this exotic leather. This fish skins is a truly exotic skin choice that many don’t even think about. However, this is one exotic skin that you might want to consider for your next exotic leather project.

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Topics: garments, arapaima skin