leather weight: lightweight options such as lambskins are perfect for the top of bags and for travel, medium weight is suitable for both lined and unlined bags, with heavyweight being
the best option for tote styles and the base of designs.
finish: the surface look of the leather
drape: normally in direct relation to the weight of the leather, lightweight resulting in a softer drape.
availability: very limited leathers are reserved for custom designs, and strong availability of leathers will move into options on website items.
extra soft drape soft drape easy drape moderate structure
1(light) 2 3 4 5(heavy)
leather remedy or light
Please test all care products on a swatch. All leathers and dye lots may react differently.
designer strap selection
designer zipper selection
suitable for heavy use:
yes moderate special occasion (delicate)
micro trim along zipper suggested:
suitable for rolled edge:
seamless base preferred:
for use as a cinch panel:
notes from natasha
An original R&T leather. Distressed Espresso will benefit from regular conditioning. Ages beautifully.
Wrinkle me to bring out my best character!
Our premium leathers are sourced from top tanneries around the world including, Italy, France, Germany and the United States. Distressed Espresso has a natural finish, soft deep rich color, with a distressed texture. This swatch is approx 2"x2" for previewing. Swatches are final sale.