Lineapelle Milan Fall Winter 2018-19 Leather Showcase

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The fall/winter 2018-19 edition of leading international leather showcase, Lineapelle in Milan, saw creative reinterpretations of the classics with unexpected color combinations and bold reworkings of traditional tanning techniques according to Trendstop.

This week Trendstop editors offer WeConnectFashion readers an exclusive look at the color, print and texture directions that will be informing leathers for the Fall/Winter 18/19 season.”Terracotta Dune” brings a warming, autumnal flavour to natural leather products while “Laundry Bag Checks” introduce a modern, utility appeal to printed skins. “Shredded Suede” illustrates the importance of texture his season, with heavily napped surfaces that combine leather’s tough and rugged qualities with a soft and tactile handle.

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Colour - Terracotta Dune

#Trendstop F/W 2018-19 trends on #WeConnectFashion. Leather Direction: Colour - Terracotta Dune

Terracotta hues take inspiration for autumnal burnt orange tones from sun baked clay shades to bring warmth to the winter palette.

  • Earthy shades enhance the natural appeal of leathers and skins
  • Supple, fleshy handles and glossy finishes are given a premium feel
  • Terracotta pony skin and exotics mix the classic with the contemporary
spacer_640x40 #Trendstop F/W 2018-19 trends on #WeConnectFashion. Leather Direction: Print - Laundry Bag Checks

Classic checks and tartans are given a contemporary, utilitarian update with laundry bag inspired references.

  • Check prints are scaled up and exploded for a statement look
  • Everyday object references modernize classic print and pattern
  • Bold color-ways and metallic finishes enhance the fashion-forward feel

Skin Textures - Shredded Suede

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Sueded surfaces gain an added textural element for winter with hairy, shredded naps and shaggy handles.

  • Shredding techniques lend suede a rugged yet tactile fee
  • Heavy duty, durable handles are softened by extreme naps
  • Whitened tips and subtle two-tone enhance textured finishes
All images courtesy of Trendstop.
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