Magazine: 'Rivista'

Leather Lingo: Our Guide to Different Leather Types

Understand leather, its names and grades.

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What is Saffiano Leather? Read our guide.

I have seen a few cases made from Saffiano Leather. What is this?  Here at Made in Tuscany, you will find our collections hiding a few Saffiano leather bags and briefcases, such as The 'Prato', a gorgeous Saffiano leather laptop case, pictured below. Saffiano makes for very elegant leather bags. Its key feature is how durable it is, with a beautiful finish.  The finish is a cross-hatch pattern, pressed onto a wax coating making, it water resistant and durable.  Saffiano Leather first came from Italy's most famous tanneries, and the first design house to use this exclusive leather was none other than...

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How to look after your lovely leather bag

Treating your lovely new leather bag as an investment, and not just an accessory (albeit a very nice one!).Your leather bag may be an accessory, but it's not just any accessory, it's also an investment. Like all other investments it needs some care and attention from time to time to stay in good shape.To give your leather bag some TLC we recommend you wipe down your bag with a damp cloth once a week and give your bag a decent clean and conditioning every 3-4 months.When storing your bag (particularly handbags!) for a period of time it's always a good idea...

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'Back to School' (University, college...academia)

Back to school

What to look for in a new school or uni bag. From students to professors, from carrying laptops to textbooks, you will be probably thinking about upgrading your bag for this new academic year. Whether you are looking for yourself, or for someone else, I hope this small guide will be useful.  Really, what could be better than leather to withstand the rigours of the daily use? As you will see in our '100% Made in Tuscany' page, leather will last generations and will be around long after your synthetic bag has let you down. We suggest you look for...

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Aromistico Coffee Review

Aromistico coffee

Aromistico Coffee Review

Leather and coffee! The aromas of Italy!

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