The leather material has become fashion items which is loved by many people, from women to men. In industry fashion, leather material has a variety of different categories. Some of these categories are seen from the type of cut, manufacturing process, and process finishing. In addition, the quality of the leather is also influenced by the type of animal, the climate in which the animal lives, and what food is eaten.
Choosing leather goods is indeed quite difficult, especially if we are still laymen. So that you don’t make the wrong choice, Beauties can learn what types of leather are already well-known in the industry fashion the following.
1. Full Grain Leather
Full Grain Leather/Photo: edelmanleather.com
The skin type with the highest quality is full grain leather. As the name implies, this leather has a complete and dense fiber from the top of the leather. Usually, this type of skin will be rougher because it does not go through the sanding process and only the fur is removed.
With fine fibers, full grain leather become part of the skin with a very strong surface compared to all skin types. Product fashion Those who use this type of leather are usually priced quite expensive.
2. Top Grain Leather
Top Grain Leather/Photo: indiamart.com
Top grain leather is a skin type whose quality is below full grain leather. The leather used is from the second level, which tends to be smoother and more flexible in texture.
Appearance top grain leather usually will be sanded or rubbed first so that the rough texture disappears. With the result that the material is soft, the industry chooses it to be used as the base material for handbags, wallets, or shoes. The final result of this material is not inferior in quality to full grain leatherbut the price is much more affordable.
3. Genuine Leather
Genuine Leather/Photo: vabaya.com
Ordinary people will usually think genuine leather is a type of genuine leather with high quality. However, even though genuine leather using genuine leather, the type is not the best.
genuine leather comes from any layer of skin, then the surface is processed with care in such a way that the result resembles first quality leather. Usually this type of leather will be converted into products such as wallets or belts at affordable prices. But don’t worry, the quality and durability of this type of leather can be said to be good and durable.
4. Bonded Leather
Bonded Leather/Photo: ratchford.co.uk
Bonded Leather is the lowest part of the skin that has no fiber at all. This leather material is very vulnerable and rarely in the form of sheets. To be used as a product base material, bonded leather have to go through several processes first.
In general, the process is carried out using polyurethane or latex to give texture to the skin. On the other hand, bonded leather will also be attached to some kind of cloth to make it strong into a sheet. After forming a sheet, the new skin will be given a color as needed.
5. Suede Leather
Seude Leather/Photo: tandyleather.com
Suede leather quite different from other types of skin, the material is obtained from the inside of animal skin. For the types of animals can vary, the most common are sheep, deer, goats, calves, and pigs.
Please note, the type of animal will also affect the final result of the species suede leather this. Although the price is cheap and durable, unfortunately suede dirty easily and will be difficult to clean.
YupsThose are some types of leather that are usually used for industry fashion. How about Beauties, can you tell the difference?
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