Moore & Giles
Founded in 1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia, Moore & Giles is dedicated to designing and developing the most innovative and luxurious natural leathers for the high-end hospitality, aviation/automotive and residential interior design industries.
Moore & Giles also crafts a collection of luxury leather bags and accessories as an additional avenue to showcase the inherent beauty and timeless appeal of its natural leathers.
Sold at fine retailers across the country and online on the Moore & Giles website, this collection, just like our leather offerings, is constantly evolving.
LN: Why is leather so important as a material for the company?
Leather is the original sustainable solution for our company and the products produced with it. We do not miss an opportunity to remind everyone that the hide starts off as a waste material and the tanner steps in at the end of the food chain and makes functional, lasting luxury out of a waste product. That is a story worth telling, that every hide is valuable and should be used in some capacity before the first piece of something artificial is manufactured.
If you have a passion for leather material and even a little bit of curiosity, you become the beneficiary of its endless possibilities from a creative point of view. Once the science of preserving the hide is perfected, an artistic endeavor ensues that rewards patience and creativity, resulting in an array of rich colors, textures and surfaces that work beautifully across a broad range of markets and industries.
There is so much to like about leather and the more immersed you are in the product, the more you believe in it. Leather is who we are as a company, and it has been with us since the dawn of time. The same qualities that made it essential to early humans are the same qualities that make it a luxury material today – durability, breathability, softness, and longevity – growing more beautiful with time. Leather is a humble material that does not ask for or need much and will stand by you over time.