Built-to-last is fashionable

First published in the May/June 2022 edition of ILM
Published:  08 June, 2022
Credit: Shutterstock. Plastics and synthetic goods are often unrepairable and end up in landfill or incineration after a short period of wear.

One of the great properties that leather has is that it lasts a long time in use. From time-to-time, you need to give boots or shoes a clean and polish but only when holding your favourite leather item do you fully appreciate that the character of the leather has changed with time; it tells a story about you the wearer, and the places and events associated with the item that can evoke great memories and emotions.

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