We can't imagine a world without leather. Bags, shoes, belts and smart phone covers are only a few examples.

Main Reaction - The TFL Blog | October 2019

Everywhere to be found

Leather has become an irreplaceable item of our daily lives long ago. Most people associate leather with shoes, fashion, car interiors and motorcycle gangs. However, leather offers so much more and can be found in a lot more places than one may assume at first glance. Find below some examples where leather is found

Leather plays an essential role in horse riding. Saddles, bridles and headbands made of the finest leather not only offer beauty but also safety and comfort to the rider.

Also dog owners know to appreciate the many benefits of this natural material. Robust and elegant dog leashes give pleasure to every walk with man’s best friend. Canine paw wear (dog boots) protects the sensitive paws from snow and ice, helps older dogs remain stable or supports healing processes.

Besides luxurious women’s handbags leather beautifies purses, belt bags, suitcases and travel bags, additionally rendering them robust, safe and durable.

Stationery items as well benefit from the many characteristics leather offers.

"Book covers made from leather are elegant, noble and turn every book into a priceless treasure."

Leather also makes robust pencil cases and reliable durable clipboards.

Leather cuts a good figure in jewellery and accessories. It makes unusual earrings, trendy bracelets and fancy key rings. Leather watch bands are not only attractive, they are as well an excellent alternative for people who are allergic to metal watch bands. Furthermore, leather provides elegant and robust mobile phone covers.

This is just a small selection of leather items found in day to day life. Yet it conveys quite clearly what an important and vital role leather plays in today’s world. This natural sustainable and elegant material offers a lot of benefits. Thanks to its versatility it can be put to numerous uses. On top of it all it increases in attractivity over time, thus rendering an item truly unique giving it its very own look and feel.

We at TFL will continue to support the leather industry with great chemicals and excellent advice, so each and every one of you may enjoy the numerous leather benefits in the future as well.

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