Coming soon: Lineapelle 2016, September 20-21-22


Consorzio Vera Pelle Italiana Conciata al Vegetale  invites you to Lineapelle, the international exhibition of leathers, accessories, components and much more. An event that attracts operators from all over the world. More than 20,000 visitors, 1,100 exhibitors and 40 countries represented: these numbers demonstrate the importance of Lineapelle for all the stakeholders of the production […]



The Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium organises the fifth edition of “Craft The Leather”, a training project focused on a group of talented young designers from the most prestigious international fashion and design schools. Craft The Leather aims to promote the Tuscan Vegetable-Tanned Leather, a high-quality product created by the skilled hands of the […]

Craft the Leather 2015: the talent wins!


The stand of Craft the Leather at Lineapelle fair achieved resounding success and received gratifying feedback by designers, manufacturers, and press on the quality of the exhibited prototypes, with thousands of visitors who stopped by to view and photograph the collections. This result is confirmed by over 1,000 ballots cast by the professional community visiting […]

Craft the Leather 2015: The winner is Maria Sole Ferragamo


Maria Sole Ferragamo, is the winner of the the fourth International Design Competition Craft the Leather organized by Consorzio Vera Pelle Italiana Conciata al Vegetale (Genuine Italian Vegetable-Tanned Leather Consortium). The ten CTL collections in veg-tanned leather exhibited last week at Lineapelle in Milan received all great comments, but summing up the votes of the […]

Craft the Leathe 2015: The giury


Waiting for the winner of Craft the Leather 2015, we present you the jury of competition! Antonella Bertagnin – Creative director and “Trend Selection” coordinator at Lineapelle, is today considered to be one of the foremost and most trusted Italian trendsetters in the field of footwear and leather goods Roberta Bindi – Editor in Charge di […]

Coming soon: lineapelle 2016, February 23-24-25


From February  23rd to 25th 2016 Milano is the setting for LINEAPELLE the top international exhibition for leather, fabrics, accessories and components. On display the collections for spring-summer 2017. The Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium invites customers and press to visit the stands of its associated tanneries and discover the new collections of  VEGETABLE-TANNED LEATHER […]

Craft the Leather 2015: Vote your favourite collection!


10 students from 10 international fashion and design institutes were invited to live a week in the heart of Tuscany’s Leather District, exploring the production of an iconic material of local excellence: Tusca Vegetable-Tanned Leather. Each designer created a collection of personal accessories using exclusively Tuscan Veg-Tanned Leather! The collections will be exposed at Lineapelle […]

2015: A year of training for the Veg-Tan Leather Consortium


The year 2015 for the Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium, beyond the annual appointments Lineapelle in February and September and Tokyo’s event in October, was undoubtely characterized by the commitment in the training of young talents from the most famous international school of fashion and design. In May, the fourth edition of Craft the […]

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