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How to Clean Leather Boots?

The first signs of winter and everyone’s thinking, ‘time to bring out the leather boots’. Okay perhaps not everyone, and possibly not just in winter. Yet a good number of people who understand the value and importance of having a good pair of clean leather boots, know the feeling.

A pair that can be shown off as well as serve a more functional purpose of warmth and comfort. So the question remains, “Just how to clean leather boots?”
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What is the Difference between Bespoke and Made-to-Measure?

The ongoing confusion of bespoke vs made-to-measure has rattled close to everyone surfing the internet, simply searching for easy ways to separate these two misunderstood concepts. While some sources offer great stories while others many infographics that have complicated lingo, offer no help to people who aren’t ‘industry’ workers and so don’t quite follow the terminology used.

In order to understand the differences of bespoke vs made-to-measure it is first important to recognize what each of these methods mean on their own and then in fashion terms so as to reach some easy to remember points that differentiate between the two.

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How is Leather Made?

How is leather made? Is a question a lot of people are often wondering about. Global leather goods market will reach $121 Billion by 2022, out of which 90% will be held by retail stores and outlets.

It’s safe to say that fashion world would be incomplete without the leather and products made from it, especially without leather jackets, handbags and shoes. This post is specifically written to explain in depth process of making leather to leather enthusiasts and others seeking info about how leather is made.

The art of making leather goes as far back as the dark ages, if not before; when ancient people discovered animal hides and skins that were at the time, naturally tanned using decaying plant material.

Eventually they discovered, how leather is made; a better version of wearable animal hide. This was done by removing the hair of the animal, using stone tools and applying a solution that comprised of animal fat, wood smoke, or the tan rich juices of plants to preserve the hide.

This was one of the first techniques that was set in motion and that gave rise to many other treatments of leather processing that spread like wildfire.

In this article, we’ll be touching on the following key points to have a good understanding on how leather is made:

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