APPLE SKIN is an innovative, vegan material and a great alternative to leather. It is made in Northern Italy from apple residues from the food industry without any chemical process. The apple skins are recovered, dried and powdered. This powder is then mixed with a base of cotton, polyester and polyurethane. This mixture is also made in Italy by a company located near Florence. Thanks to a patented technology, the waste is thus transformed into an extremely resistant material.
The Apple Skin is an animal-friendly material and reinforces our commitment to more sustainable fashion.
There are different APPLE SKIN qualities and we have selected for our bags those with a top-of-the-range finish and a bluffing "leather" look. The colour is obtained exclusively from organic pigments.
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Rive Claire works with the best Italian and French craftsmen to manufacture its products. Carefully selected raw materials and the handmade expertise are a guarantee of quality.