The Genuine Italian Vegetable-Tanned Leather Consortium brings together 22
tanneries, all operating in Tuscany, in the area between Pisa and Florence, and sharing the same standards of production.
In the Tuscan Leather District, high quality vegetable-tanned leather, the renown Vacchetta, is still produced according to ancient methods.


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Fall in Love with Traditions

Fall in Love with Traditions


Dear readers, I love my country. I am certainly a fortunate person.  Even in the short distance that separates my home from my workplace, I can turn to see the old Venetian villas and a most enchanting tenth century church dressing the street that leads me toward my destination. Years ago, during a trip to the United States, I was struck...

Vegetable tanned leather, a natural material for a sustainable fashion

Vegetable tanned leather, a natural material for a sustainable fashion


More and more consumers are orienting their purchase choices on sustainability criteria and respect for the environment. In particular, there is a growing interest in innovative materials, many derived from the recovery of vegetable waste, often presented as an “ecological alternative” to traditional solutions considered more polluting. Fashion is one of industries most affected by this change, especially with regards...

Adapting is the key of change

Adapting is the key of change


Change scares, because of its  load of unknown that suddendly enters in our lives and undermins our certainties. Changing is to question ourselves and our own values. But it is a fear, in some ways, that can stimulate and from which we can benefit. To do this, however, the password is adaptation, because knowing how to adapt to changes teaches us...



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