What is Suede Fabric: Properties, How its Made and Where

Attributes of Suede
Suede has a fuzzy finish, which is sometimes referred to as “napped.” While most types of leather are smooth, suede feels more like cotton or another type of plant-based fabric than animal skin. In appearance, suede is matte while normal leather is glossy, and while normal leather is waterproof, suede is highly permeable, and it tends to stain.
Unlike normal leather, which is usually quite thick, suede is usually thin, which contributes to its allure for delicate textile […]

Leather Shoes: A Comprehensive Guide on Selecting the Best Leather

A good pair of leather shoes can be the perfect pairing to a fancy outfit or a classic pair of jeans. However, choosing the right pair of shoes is not always an easy process. From understanding animal hides and grains to deciphering between soles, there is a lot to analyze.
Here at Foot Fitter, we made your selection process a little easier with a guide on how to pick the best leather when you are out shoe shopping.
 
Consider your Leather.
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How to Tell Real Suede?

To tell real suede from faux suede, simply look at the labels. The label may say polyester or polyurethane for faux suede. Real suede is often deliberately mislabeled, unfortunately. If labels are missing, check the retail price. Faux suede is usually much cheaper than real suede.
Real suede is made from the underside of animal hides. Its production often occurs in countries where animal welfare laws are non-existent. There is no easy way to trace what animal was killed to […]

What is Suede Leather? Faux vs. Genuine: 8 Secrets Busted

As a fashion lover, a textile designer or an avid shopper, you’ve probably come across the term ‘suede’ in various shops or fashion magazines. But what is suede exactly, and why do we use it? In a nutshell, suede is a particular finish of leather (often referred to as suede leather). Rather than being a different variety of the material, Suede simply refers to the finish that gives the fabric a soft, fibrous effect.
1. How is Suede made?

Suede is the inner […]

What are the Different Types of Leather?

In its broadest sense, leather is any type of tanned animal hide. Different types of leather are characterized by both the type of animal skin used and the tanning and manufacturing methods employed. The most common types are made from cow hide, but leather from other animals, such as kangaroos and ostriches, is also popular in certain applications. Different leather varieties are suited to different purposes, including clothing, footwear, luggage, book binding, and drums.
An animal hide can be made […]

How and Why Should Car Owner Choose Superb Polishing Leather?

It is very important for us to keep our beloved cars, Windows, sofas and other items with leather materials. But what polishing cloth’s advantage for cars, windows, sofas and other items with leather materials how can we know?
This texture creates a realistic and sophisticated look that can rival the look of real leather. Another popular option is a metallic finish, which adds a touch of glamour and elegance to any piece of furniture. Regardless of the texture or finish, synthetic […]

How to Clean the Water-Based Living Room Leather Sofa?

Living room leather sofa special cleaning solution cleaning method. Applicable to the cleaning of large areas. Living room leather sofa is most afraid of contact with very strong corrosive chemical agents, therefore, in the choice of cleaning solution, it is recommended to use the living room leather sofa special leather cleaning solution. Specific practice: the leather cleaning solution and warm water, in accordance with the ratio of 1:10 after stirring, with a soft cotton cloth dipped in the dissolved […]

Can Artificial Leather Replace Natural Leather?

Considering the feel of this issue alone, the microfiber leather and some high-end PU material in artificial leather can be almost indistinguishable from the appearance of the leather feel.
The closest is microfiber, microfiber is nozzle spray out of the microfiber, stacked to a certain thickness after using a similar non-woven production process with a needle to tie the fiber filaments more closely, and then injected into the auxiliary filling, microfiber, in the structure is a simulated biological fiber tissue […]

Features of Recycled Leather

Regenerated leather has the characteristics of both genuine leather and PU leather, and is a very versatile leather fabric nowadays. Like genuine leather, regenerated leather has moisture absorption, breathability, good workmanship also has the same softness and elasticity of genuine leather, light texture, strong resistance to extreme high and low temperatures, wear-resistant. Its disadvantage is that its strength is worse than that of genuine leather of the same thickness, and of course, it is also worse than PU leather, […]

How to identify the quality of microfiber suede?

When buying microfiber suede, we have to judge effectively. So, what kind of products have advantages in quality? How do we judge its quality? This is a problem that WINIW microfiber wants to introduce to you today, the following we will introduce the identification method of product advantages and disadvantages.

Identification of microfiber suede look is mainly used to identify the type of leather and leather grain good or bad, observe the surface of genuine leather has more obvious pores […]