HBL Analysis: Leathertrends

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Reep as seen in Elle Decoration South Africa, February 2011

Leather is a key material for interiors: natural, supple, comfortable, beautiful and eminently transformable. WGSN-homebuildlife's latest materials report outlines the twelve trends, both current and future, that will influence the leather furniture industry - and subscribers can read it right here.

Raymond Meier for Vogue, February 2011
Reep's simple leather pouches (top image) show how modern and pared-back the material can look, while Raymond Meier's shoot for the February 2011 issue of Vogue (above), and Balenciaga's S/S 11 campaign (below) both illustrate the vibrant cross-fertilisation between fashion and interiors that leather provides the perfect canvas for.

Balenciaga, S/S 11 campaign