Gemma Corless

Pull-Up Leather

The term Pull-Up is used to describe leathers which, when pulled and stretched, exhibit a colour change, or BURST, which can be tonal or atonal. The effect is created by using a crust of one colour, say light brown, and a finish made of various oils or waxes, in a darker brown. The flexibility of …

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Earth Day

Author: Bill Corless ‘Any responsible fashion brand will have a sustainability section on its website these days, so check it out before you buy to see how seriously and rigorously they take it. If it seems too vague, it’s probably ‘greenwashing’ – marketing bluster that suggests sustainable intentions but doesn’t actually deliver anything concrete.’ The …

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