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 […]

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 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 […]

What is Suede Leather?

What is Suede Leather?

Suede is the general term for the surface grinding into fine  leather.It includes the anti-velvet leather of the front of the mill or the whole grain surface. Multi-purpose pig skin, cowhide, sheepskin are made of chrome tanning, the suede leather is only polished and dyed, unadorned, good health performance, easy to maintain poor health.The common quality requirement is the villi is meticulous and even, no color, good water resistance, no greasy feel. Used for making shoes, clothing […]