Calfskin Is Durable And Valuable Because Of Its Softness And Fine Grain!

Calfskin is the most common material used to make high quality men shoes. As its name implies, it comes from the skin of young calves which are usually older than 3 months (and usually between 6-12). Another name for calfskin is “vellum” that derives from Latin. Calfskin is particulary valuable because of its softness and fine grain, as well as durability. It is also less likely to be marked by scratches etc.

Boxcalf Leather Is One Of Our Most Popular Leathers. Specially For Men's Dress Shoes!

Boxcalf leather is one of our most popular leathers. Specially for men dress shoes. We only select the highest quality calf leathers which is sourced from the Tannerie D’Annonay. Boxcalf is a term that describes premium calfskin. However, the term comes from Joseph Box, who was a leather shoe craftman in 1890.

Braided Calf Leather Footwear Is Carefully Crafted To Display This Leather's Beauty!

Braided leather has been a very popular option for both loafers and chelsea boots. Our braided leather footwear is carefully crafted to display these leather’s beaty. The braids are attached to a backing that will keep the braids in place, this will avoid any holes or movement of the braids. This process of creating braided leather shoes requires the right technique and know-how: the leather is braided by hand on form, it’s a meticulous opertion that requires dexterity, attention and time. Every detail counts to achieve a flexible mesh of great strength.

Full Grain Calf Leather With a Brush Off Effect!

Demasquable is a high quality full grain calf leather from Tannery Annonay. This leather has a lovely brush off effect that will reveal a lighter shade of the leather with a stronger brush. Once your cream has rested and absorbed, brush your shoes to remove excess.

A Full Grain French Calf Leather!

Funchal is a full grain French leather of the highest quality calf leathers. Funchal leathers are given their final colour and finish at the tannery. They also undergo a special process in which the leather is softened and given a matter finish.

Full Grain Calf Leather With a Double Toned Antique Marble Effect!

This high-quality leather is distinctive by its beautiful variations in dark and light patterns. Museum Calf is created by hand, when a sponge is used to frame the marble, mottled effect while the hide is still wet. The result gives a soft tanned background with a darker front base. Museum is a high quality full grain calf leather from Conceria Zonta. This leather has a wonderful double toned antique marble effect.

Suede Leather Has a Soft, Textured Feel While Also Being Durable!

Suede leather is a type of leather that has a velvety-soft texture on the surface. It is usually made from the middle layer or layers from a thick hide that is split into several thinner layers. On thinner hides, Suede will be made from the side of the hide that was once closer to the animal. This is sometimes called the “underside”, or “flesh side”.

Genuine Alligator Skin With Natural Angular And Rectangular Shapes!

The most exclusive skin we offer is alligatore. It is the shinier option and the pill-like pattern is more elegant. The pattern of this skin tends to be more angular and we can see more rectangular shapes. High-shine finishes make this skin particularly intriguing. Alligator leather is strictly controlled by CITES guidelines, ensuring that they are not over-hunted. All our alligator is sourced legally in a sustainable and unharmful environment in Asia.

A Calf Leather With a Subtle Embossed Grain Which Can Be Felt To The Touch.

Full-grain leather is the strongest and most durable leather. Additionally, since the grain is so tight, it resists moisture very well. Over time, full-grain leather will look nicer and nicer and develop a patina from being handled. The next best- and second strongest-leather is called”top-grain”leather.

This Tumbled Calf Leather Is Very Comfortable And Soft, Perfect For Loafers Or Casual Shoes.

Rustical leather develops a natural pattern during the tumbling process. It is a very comfortable and soft, perfect for loafers or casual shoes. Tumbled leather is generally top grain leather that has been spun in a machine with a bunch of small stones. This process loosens the fibres, brings out the leather’s natural grain and gives it a soft, semi-sheen surface.

Chromexcel Is A ``Pull-Up`` Horsehide Leather From The Horween Leather Company.

Chromexcel is a “pull-up” horsehide leather from the Horween Leather Company. This leather has a very special greased finish which is created by the combination of both chrome and vegetable tanning. This leather is very low maintenance and ages beautifully to create a distressed look which is usually paired with casual boots and derby shoes.

This Is A Waxed Leather With A Distressed Effect. The Waxy Commander Leather Will Age Beautifully!

Waxy commander is a waxed suede leather that will give your shoes a very casual look.  There are very few tanneries left in the United Kingdom, from what used to be 300 up to now, with 30 at the most. One of the oldest and most familiar tanneries today is Charles F. Stead in Leeds, which has been producing the highest quality suede since 1890. Waxy comander leather is of those leathers that will age beautifully. You will have a unique pair of shoes with rich dyeing that work with the waxes during wear. This leather has wonderful natural water-resistant properties.

Elbamat Is A Very Special Calf Leather Distinctive For Its Thickness And Greased Effect.

Elbamat is a very special calf leather distinctive for its thickness and greased effect. … This process loosens the fibres, brings out the leather’s natural grain and gives it a soft, semi-sheen surface. This makes it perfect for sportier models since it is very resistant to scratching.

It Is Smooth And Lacks The Pebbled Effect Of Leather Derived From Animal Skin!

Cordovan is a type of leather commonly used in high-end shoemaking. Cordovan is an equine leather made from the fibrous flat connective tissue (or shell) beneath the hide on the rump of the horse. The leather derives its name from the city of Cordoba, Spain, where it was first produced by the Visigoths in the seventh century and later also by the Moors. More recently it has been increasingly used for shoes, wallets, and watch straps due to its aesthetic qualities and exceptional durability. Shell cordovan has a unique non-creasing characteristic. Because it is made of connective tissue, it is smooth and lacks the pebbled effect of leather derived from animal skin.

Leather With a Glossy Varnished Surface, Used Chiefly For Shoes, Belts, And Handbags!

Patent leather is a type of coated leather that has a high-gloss finish. Our patent leather has a synthetic layer that covers one side of the calf leather hide. This leather features a high-shine finish. Patent leather is usually paired with very formal footwear such as oxford hoes or opera pumps.