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What is vegetable tanned leather?

What is vegetable tanned leather?

Web and social media are a real treasure trove of information, but they often turn out to be unreliable, if not fake. Vegetable tanned leather is one of the most controversial topics: some people confuse it with a plant-based product (therefore “vegan”), or mistakenly...

Sustainablity in fashion: are you purchases really green?

Sustainablity in fashion: are you purchases really green?

Speaking of sustainable fashion means referring to both ecological and social aspects: responsible management of raw materials but also a fair treatment for workers and respect for consumers. The fashion industry is among the most polluting ones in the world after oil...

Sustainable fashion: what is it and why is it becoming so trendy

Sustainable fashion: what is it and why is it becoming so trendy

Sustainable fashion is a new way of looking at clothing and accessories, in contrast with what is called “fast fashion”. Let’s try to get it clear: the term “fast fashion” refers to the fast consumption of clothing and accessories, which season after season are...

Galls: the “false fruits” rich in tannins

Galls: the “false fruits” rich in tannins

Someone has called them an oddity of Nature, someone else a gift: they are the galls, or cecidia, swelling growths that characterize some trees, particularly oaks. They are very common in the plant kingdom and very rich in tannins. They generally have an irregular...

Sandals in vegetable tanned leather: elegance and comfort

Sandals in vegetable tanned leather: elegance and comfort

What summer would it be without a nice pair of sandals? The heat puts a strain on our feet, which we often feel tired: open shoes immediately convey an idea of relief. But is it really so? Well, not always. Sometimes, when we wear a pair of summer sandals our feet...

Leather soles: when and why to choose them

Leather soles: when and why to choose them

The leather sole has always been synonymous with elegance and refinement for both men’s and women’s shoes. However, in recent times, fashion has changed: the so-called “business casual style” has opened the doors of offices to more informal shoe models, such as...

Looking for new shoes? Think on your feet

Looking for new shoes? Think on your feet

“A rebel project“. This is the tagline that describes the company founded 10 years ago by Pierluigi Perinello, ”Gigi“ for all his fans. More than a footwear brand, it is the idea of a new lifestyle. The ”rebellion“, he explains himself, consists in creating a project...

The Oak, Druids’ plant

The Oak, Druids’ plant

Among all plants and trees, the Oak is perhaps the species that has left the deepest imprint in Western culture and collective imagination. It’s present in many ancient mythologies as a symbol of strength and justice, often associated with the divinities that embody...

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