The Most Common Types of Shoe Leather (IV)

In this seire article we share with you the most used types of shoe leather around the world

Horsehide leather

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Horsehide leather


It’s a heavy leather and a little rougher, but as rare as Cordovan. Made with the front of horse skin, it is water resistant and ideal for boots and jackets in bad weather.

Calfskin

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Calfskin


The valuable leather made from the skin of young cattle (calves) is fine, malleable, smooth, without stains and with little grain. It is widely used in shoes as it acquires a beautiful appearance, especially when polished. If well taken care of, its durability is high.

Patent leather

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Patent leather

The varnish shoes are known for their elegance and luxury, the most curious thing is that currently few receive the same varnish treatment as the material was replaced by a layer of plastic. The varnish shoes, due to their sophisticated look, are reserved for more formal moments.

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The Most Common Types of Shoe Leather (III)

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