Paris designer wants to restore leather’s pedigree

The article published in the fashion section of the New York Times starts: My aim is to restore leather’s pedigree,’ said Natalia Brilli, a Parisian jewellry maker who specializes in intricately sheathed leather pieces based on an ancient technique. Although the material ‘had luxurious connotations for centuries, it became vulgarized over the past decades, associated with bondage. This is a perception I’m fighting to change.’

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