It has taken many years to build relationships with some of Italy's most exclusive boutique tanneries. This is the same lambskin used by the industries iconic bag designers like Celine and Chloe. This lambskin is 'washed' to give it the body and thickness needed for a rugged bag that is meant for everyday use. This lambskin is very soft with a slight sheen and light waxy finish. It has a natural moderate resistance to water, wear, and weather. Being a natural finished leather it will gain a natural patina over the years and benefits from moderate conditioning. *paired with matching strap or with black rock navy nubuck, as shown here. This swatch is approx 2"x2" for previewing. Swatches are final sale.