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Connolly makes a come-back with new store

Well-known in the past for its premium automotive ‘Vaumal’ leathers that upholstered iconic car models over decades, the British company makes a come-back with an exclusive line of accessories at its new Connolly Store.


Now plants want in on the act

We had a house in Plymouth Mass fifteen years ago when an eatery opened called Roadkill Cafe. It caused some amusement but soon closed. Now in the same U.S state under the name "petite mort" a young artisan is making exclusive fur articles from roadkill. An interesting discussion on the subject has been opened up in the Leather Naturally! LinkedIn pages. Most of the comments are favourable - it would be unethical to waste them - although there is clearly some doubt here and there. 


Automotive leather focus in latest edition of ILM

The July-August 2014 edition of ILM is now available to subscribers to download from the ILM App for all Apple or Android devices. The latest issue features a series of exclusive articles on automotive leather as well as interviews and industry comment from leading figures within the industry.