Leather trends for the autumn-winter season 2018/19

by Ofentse Sefolo
Leather trends for the autumn-winter season 2018/19

In a specially outlined collection, LANXESS, one of the leading manufacturers of leather chemicals worldwide, gives a sneak preview of the leather styles for the autumn-winter season in terms of look, feel and overall impression.
“LANXESS has been supplying its customers in the leather industry with top-quality products for over 100 years, thus creating a real competitive advantage: The valuable guidance for designers and leather manufacturers helps them to implement any new trend early. Furthermore, tanneries receive relevant formulations and practical advice on processing,” Nomzamo Khanyile from LANXESS explains.

The trends announced for the international autumn-winter season of 2018/19 are:

#1 L’INIZIO – The beginning
At the beginning of the new season, we let time flow freely and we embrace the already cold scent of the coming winter. Autumn arrives with long and dark lights and light golden tones, in addition to different shades.

Time stops and proposes a reunion with our deepest thoughts that become strong and dramatic. Thus, giving way to the season that brings dark shades of blue and purple that connect with the organic colour of orange.

#3 NEL CORSO DEL TEMPO – Time flies
Time flies, and our lingering, mature thoughts advance the emergence of moving surfaces from the world of technics and industry, composed of geometric shapes inspired by the faint light of winter. Monochromatic colours are blended, flowing and intertwining with clear and calm hues.

#4 IL CORSO – Time passes
Time passes. The colours near the brown of the earth, red of the winter fruits and those that brought us the evolution of billions of years. They do not seem to be altered and they paint archaeological forms sorted randomly over time.

Specialty chemicals company, LANXESS, is one of the leading manufacturers of leather chemicals worldwide. The company has been supplying the leather industry with top-quality products for over 100 years, thereby enabling its customers to compete successfully on the international market.

In addition, LANXESS develops, manufactures and markets chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber.

The company had sales of EUR 7,7 billion in 2016 and employs about 19 200 people in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 75 production sites worldwide. LANXESS is also listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.

“Whether you are involved in research and development, production or service, you can always rely on LANXESS,” concludes Khanyile.

Tel: 011 457 4019
Website: http://lanxess.co.za


Caption main image: Some of the leather fashions that are expected to filter through to interiors in the next year.

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