The leather-based industry in particular leather goods industry (apparel, shoe, leather goods) is very much fashion oriented nowadays. The bulk of the leather goods and footwear industry is mainly dominated by large-scale operations. This is because leather is a very high margin product with excellent quality and comes in varied styles. Therefore, large-scale manufacturers use these items as an item for sale which means they need a good amount of distributors in order to get the items supplied by them cheaply and at reasonable prices.
In order to get leather goods cheaply, distributors must keep their overhead costs low. This can be done by procuring raw hides from farmers who raise, process and tan animals. These hides are then bound together into different products like belts, shoes, bags, wallets etc. Different leather hides have different characteristics like sheen, tannin etc., hence manufacturers look for raw hides that best suits their products.
Leather products such as wallets, belts etc. fit into so many categories that it can be said that a single leather product can be used for more than one purpose. For example, wallets are used to carry cash & important documents while belt is used to hold the buckle of the trousers. Apart from these items, leather goods can also be used for other purposes. For example, wallets are made to be used as garment bags while belt is used to carry items such as shoes, bags etc tui xach da bo nu.
Some of the more common leather goods items include wallets, belts, handbags, hobo & shoulder bags, wallets & shoulder belts made from solid brass, brushed nickel, solid bronze, brass plated, leather purses with fur, suede trims etc. Some examples of the above-mentioned leather goods are mentioned below. A brief description of each product type is given below:
wallets – The wallet is an important leather goods item and it is mainly used to carry money. The shape of wallets generally depends on the purpose. Wallets come in several shapes such as full-grain leather wallets which have square corners, slanted wallets with sharp corners, wallets with lids, pocket-like wallets etc. Wallets made from full-grain leather have extra soft grain giving them a nice look and feel while wallets made from cowhide leather give a classy touch to your personality.
Belts – This item of leather goods is often used as a chain especially in western countries. But nowadays, belts are made from different materials such as leathers made from suede, nylon, cotton etc. Nylon belts are usually used in sports events. But cotton belts are used for everyday wear or for parties where there would be lots of people. Wallets are mostly seen with laces but they are also available with flat and full grain buckles.