Buckle up: How 3D Printing Innovation Helped Bring a 100-Year-Old Buckle Design Back to Life
During the design evolution of the Rucksack, we wanted to create a buckle that combined simplicity, reliability and strength.
Skin-Deep Beauty: From Rawhide to Vegetable-Tanned
The process of making these hides of leather so special does not start in our Italian tanneries, but rather on the farms of Northern Europe.
Raccagni Unzipped: A Look at these Legendary Zipper Manufacturers
The effortlessly smooth glide of the zipper on every Troubadour bag is a testament to more than 30 years of research and innovation at Raccagni, one of the world’s preeminent zipper-manufacturers.
What Happens Here: The Conceria 800 Tannery
In the beautiful Tuscan village of Santa Croce sull’Arno, Luigi Caroti and Rose Marie Moya spend their days creating exceptional leather at the Conceria 800 tannery
A Leather Bound Business: La Bretagna Tannery, est. 1961
In the early days La Bretagna could only afford one employee, so Giovanni and his wife worked there seven days a week to keep production moving.