Swatch Warehouse: Italhide S.p.A
Italhide S.p.A. – Milano, Italy
Italhide was formed in 1987 by Ceipemsa Company to offer a wide variety of luxury leathers to fashion deisgners. Italhide’s business objective has shifted from offering high-quality leathers made by foreign tanneries to Italian manufactures of leather goods to now address the global market. Their represented tanneries are in France, South Africa, Mexico, and Japan. By sourcing leather all over the world and representing these high quality tanners, italhide becomes the only company able to offer a wide variaty of luxury materials as well as a high degree of customization on special items for its customer base.
Italhide sources fabric all over the world to provide eel, stingray, shark, elephant, reptiles, zebra, ostrich, hippo, spring boy, peccary, along with other exotic materials for fabric buyers. Eco-leather products, which eliminates zero waste during the leather tanning process, are also available for purchase. Italhide’s leathers are commonly used as accessories, shoes, goods, upholstery, and apparel for fashion applications.
Italhide has presented in three trade shows this year including Lineapelle Italy, Première Vision Paris, and most recently Asia Pacific Leather Fair hosted in Hong Kong. At these events Italhide showcased their two latest collection; their 2018/2019 Fall Winter Collection “Unusual Places” and their 2017/2018 Spring Summer Collection featuring their “Cotton Candy” and “Desert Dream” lines.
In 2007, Italhide launched its own finishing operation facility after investing in new machinery and equipment. They hired leather technicians to work in its new tannery located outside of Milan, which reflects Italhide’s desire to respond rapidly and effectively to the requests of most demanding customers looking for “tailor made” products Made in Italy. By directly controlling all the production phases and experimenting new and innovative techniques on a wide variety of exotic materials, they can fulfill all customized orders.
The tannery applies authentic gold and diamond dust their their most luxurious leather, offering customers the widest variaty of items and treatments to satisfy the changing fashion world requirements, even the most extravagant ones.