A Guide to Buying Vintage Leather

Well made leather lasts a long time and unlike most man-made, or synthetic materials it gets better with age, acquiring a depth of patina and wear pattern that is individual to the user – much like a favourite pair of jeans.

As we mindfully look for ways to lower consumption, leather very much fits with the ethos of ‘buy less, buy better’. Investing in quality leather products, is investing for the future.

Echoing the Leather Naturally sentiment that ‘some things just get better with age’ Coveteur has published a guide on how to shop for vintage leather. Calling on advice from vintage experts at Vestiaire Collective and The RealReal as well as a leather care expert, the piece explain what to look for and how the worn imperfections in leather can add to the appeal of one-of-a-kind items.

Featuring style advice, care tips and Intsa inspo, the Coveteur feature is a great place to start your quest for the perfect vintage leather investment.

Read the article here.