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Positive Export trends for Italian fashion and leather goods

Exports in the fashion sector, in the first quarter of 2019, have a positive sign: + 7.3%. These are the numbers of Fashion economics trends published by Camera moda, compared with the same period of the previous year. It is thanks to abroad that the entire Italian fashion sector (including leather and leather goods) continues to lead the world and an annual closure is expected at 66.8 billion in revenues. CUSTOMER PROFILE Istat data confirm that in the period January-June 2019 the first Made In Italy fashion market was Switzerland. Exports to Switzerland increased by 54.6% in the first two qu [...]

LINEAPELLE 97: perfect balance between innovation and creativity

Innovation, circularity, style, market. These were the cardinal points on which the Lineapelle edition n.97 developed, the most important global event of the entire Fashion sector, which was held at Fieramilano RHO between 2-4 October 2019. A edition that had a single objective: to explore the horizons of the Fashion & Luxury sector in all i ts possible variations. The numbers of Lineapelle In the days of the fair, the 2020/2021 winter collections of more than 1,270 exhibitors from 46 countries were presented to an audience of over 20,000 buyers from 114 countries from each continent. More [...]

Waiting for Lineapelle97: trends, news and guidelines

Now it is just a short while. Lineapelle97, the most important trade fair appointment for the entire international fashion & luxury industry chain connected to the world of leather, is scheduled from 2th to 4th October 2019 in the spaces of Fieramilano Rho. A range of exhibitors from more than 50 countries are ready to present their proposals and their innovations to client companies from all over the world. A business experience that is indispensable for us at Conceria Tris and for many other companies that deal with leather products: from tanneries to accessories, from fabric manufacture [...]

2019 UNIC Assembly: success lies in environmental sustainability and in knowing how to communicate the leather

At the end of June, the Annual Meeting of UNIC - Concerie Italiane was held at the Bocconi University of Milan. During the event, the balance sheet data were presented, the most current topics in the sector, risks and opportunities for growth were highlighted.   Data and forecasts The balance sheet data have outlined an overall lackluster 2018 that, after a promising start, has gradually lost momentum, especially in the footwear sector. The automotive trend, on the other hand, is positive, while leather goods are moving up and down. The results: tanning lives a period of resilience. The t [...]

Leather for footwear: types and characteristics

For each shoe its leather. The term "shoe" refers to an infinite number of categories: boots, moccasins, brogues, décolleté, ballerinas, trecking shoes, tennis shoes, sneakers, slippers, sandals, formal shoes and so on. Each type of shoe requires different types of leather, so as to allow the foot to wear a comfortable, stable, durable and classy shoe. The physical characteristics of the leather, combined with the type of finish and tanning are some of the main parameters that are taken into consideration by manufacturers in the selection of leather for footwear.   Skins and shoes: some [...]

Fashion Sector Growing: the overview by Confindustria Moda

The turnover of the fashion sector is increasing and all the main economic indicators are growing. Confindustria Moda traces an overall picture of the market trend, based on the pre-final data for the year 2018. In detail, the revenues of Italian companies in 2018 reached 95.7 billion euros, with an increase of +0.9% compared to the 2017 figures (94.8 billion euros). On the Export front, the sector reached 63.4 billion euros, with an increase of +2.6% compared to the 61.8 billions of the previous year. On the Import front, instead, in 2018, the amount reaches 35.1 billion euros, with an increa [...]

Conceria Tris obtains the certification of compliance with the LWG protocol

LWG: Leather Working Group. It is the certification obtained from Conceria Tris, confirming its commitment carried out over the years to adopt a production philosophy based on environmental sustainability. The certification of conformity to the LWG protocol aims to identify the best practices in the leather processing sector, with particular attention to the issues of ethics, respect for the environment and safety:   The commitment towards a sustainable production by Conceria Tris Over the years, we have turned our energies towards a renewed philosophy and approach to production, based o [...]

Bovine leather: types and characteristics

One of the leathers worked in Conceria Tris is cowhide. Depending on the animal from which they are obtained, the processing or skins to which they are subjected, raw or semi-finished leathers are destined for different uses. From calf, for example, you get a leather used for the production of luxury footwear and clothing. Large calves and buffaloes are used to produce items for the automotive and furniture sectors. From the cow, on the other hand, products are obtained for footwear (soles and uppers), to leather goods (belts, watches, baby carriers, backpacks, purses, bindings, linings, colle [...]