Lineapelle is always the most important exhibition in the leather and accessories supply chain for fashion and luxury industry, and leads the way in innovation. In A/W 20/21, sustainability is increasingly important in leather industry. Innovation continues to drive the development of solution, and natural materials are getting more and more attention.
Vegetable tanned leather has become a viable sustainable solution for leather industry, followed by chrome-free and metal-free tanning crafts. Innovation leads to alternatives of sustainable materials, such as the cactus fabric replacing leather in Picture 1, and the alocasia fabric in Picture 2. The latter is licensed in Europe by Italhide.
Extremely light leather with a paper feeling becomes a new trend. Soft leather which can be cracked or pleated during exercising is chosen. Different layer effects can be used, including classic metal luster, matte color and glossy effect.
Keys of Lineapelle are quilting, padded leather and padded fabrics. Conceria Vignola combines inflatable suede leather with a foam layer. Conceria Sure Skins adopts thermal forming and heat-seal crafts. Items are added by a soft volume sense, and conform to the trends in Landscape Protection.
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