Leather qualities

Leather diversity at Goosecraft

Every type of leather has its charm and authenticity. That is why we use many different types of leather at Goosecraft. Our designers are experts in the field of leather and carefully choose which type of leather to use for each item. Do you want to learn more about a particular type of leather? Then scroll to the overview below.

Quality: cow plonge
Cow leather is a thicker quality and has a natural visible grain structure. This leather is soft but a bit stiff, because it is thicker than sheep leather. The leather feels nice and soft because the leather is light washed. This leather has a clean and rich look. Because it is slightly thicker, the jacket can feel a bit tight when worn for the first time. After wearing the jacket it forms to your body shape and will get a perfect fit.

Quality: cow rub off
This leather is washed and finished with a rub-off technique. With a rubb-off technique, two colours are visible, the base colour and the upper colour that is darker than the base colour. This creates a two-tone and antique look, especially on edges and seams. The charm of this quality is the unevenness and tweet in colour that contributes to the look of the jacket.

Quality: goat cozzo
This Leather is heavily washed and then slightly waxed. Goat cozzo has a rough textured touch with a slight shimmer. Part of the charm of this quality is the irregularity of structure. This jacket may feel a bit tight when first wearing. This is due to the washing treatment which will make the jacket shrink a bit. After wearing the jacket it will form to your shape and will make the perfect fit.

Quality: goat dip dye
This quality is tumble washed and waxed with a tonal wax. This quality has a grainy optic with a soft touch and natural shine.

Quality: goat netto
This leather is heavily washed with stones and then treated with a wax. This wax creates a slight shine. The charm of this quality are the unevenness and the two-tone colour that contributes to the look of the jacket. This jacket can feel a bit tight when you wear it for the first time. This is due to the wax treatment of the leather causing the jacket to shrink a little. After wearing the jacket it forms to your body and will get a perfect fit.

Quality: goat striker
This quality has been washed and treated with a natural wax. This leather has a grainy optic with a natural shine and feels soft.

Quality: goat suede
Goat suede is very soft, velvety and extremely lightweight. This goat suede is soft and supple. The suede is tumble washed to make this even softer.

Quality: goat suede stone
Goat suede is very soft, velvety and extremely lightweight. This goat suede is washed with stones giving it a more two tone washed effect on edges and seams. This goat suede has a more rough and washed look.

Quality: lamb crusty matteo
This lamb leather quality is lightly washed and treated with wax. After this process the jacket is ground at a cool temperature. Grinding at cool temperature makes the leather supple and soft.

Quality: lamb nubuck
This leather is partially coloured and processed for a unique grain pattern. The leather is then treated with a nubuck treatment giving it a velvety texture. After this process a wax is applied, so that the seams and edges get an extra shine. This leather is strong and smooth. The leather looks robust and suede velvety.

Quality: lamb plonge /lamb plonge grainy
This leather is thin and soft. The leather is slightly tumble washed to create a soft and waxy touch with a natural, clean look.

Quality: lamb veg soft
This quality has been washed and treated with a wax. This gives the leather a rich and matte appearance. It is soft and supple and feels natural.

Quality: turkish lamb
This leather is very soft and supple. The surface of the leather is light coated to get a clean look. The leather is slightly washed and waxed to create a nice soft touch. This leather has a rich look and feel.

Quality: retro shearling
This shearling is tumble washed which gives a cracked and wild look on the outside of the jacket, this inside has a soft and silky wool.
Shearling is a natural insulator and breathes, this makes it the perfect quality for cold winter days. The leather has a vintage weathered look due to the two tone and washed effect. Part of the charm of this quality is the imperfections of the cracked look which contributes to the appearance of the jacket.

Quality: sheep analine
This leather is soft and supple. Due to the sleek and rich look, this is a perfect quality for gloves.

Quality: sheep analine vintage
This leather is soft and supple. Due to the sleek and rich look, this is a perfect quality for gloves. This quality is treated with a contrasting wax which gives it an antique look on the edges and seams.

Quality: sheep atlantic with woolblend
This leather is washed and treated with a natural wax. This gives the leather an antique and matte appearance. The leather is soft and supple and feels natural.

Quality: sheep bristol
This quality is washed and treated with a matte wax. This gives the leather a sleek and matte appearance. It is soft and supple and feels natural.

Quality: sheep bugatti
This leather is very soft and supple. The leather is slightly splash washed and waxed to create a nice soft touch. This leather quality has a clean and rich look and feel.

Quality: sheep california
This leather is washed and then heavily treated with a wax. This creates a darker effect on the seams and edges. The charm of this quality is the unevenness and two-tone in colour on the seams and edges. It gives the jacket an antique look and contributes to the look of the jacket.

Quality: sheep cotton
Sheep Cotton is very soft, velvety and extremely lightweight. It is not treated, washed or waxed. It is thin leather with a dry touch and an almost suede look and feel. This quality feels like an nubuck sanded quality.

Quality: sheep cracker
This leather is dry tumble washed. The leather is metallic and gets a cracked look after the washing treatment. Part of the charm of this quality is irregularity of the cracked metallic structure.

Quality: sheep crystal wax
This leather is washed and treated with a matte wax. It gives the leather a sleek and matte look and feels soft, supple and natural.

Once the jacket is made, a shiny wax is applied to the seams and edges, thus emphasizing the seams and edges with a beautiful shine.

Quality: sheep dd dull
This leather is washed and waxed with a dull wax. This gives the leather a clean and dull look and feel. The leather is soft and supple and has a natural touch.

Quality: sheep dd stone wax
This leather is dip washed with stones and waxed. This creates a used and matt look. Part of the charm of this quality is the imperfections and two tone in colour which contributes to the appearance of the jacket. This jacket may feel a bit tight when first wearing this is due to the washing treatment which will make the jacket shrink a bit, after wearing the jacket it will form to your shape and will be the perfect fit.

Quality: sheep distrace
This quality has been washed and treated with a wax. This quality is a thicker and somewhat stiffer quality. The waxing process gives the leather an almost nubuck-like appearance. It has a matte look and feels dry and greasy. Because of this process some imperfections and two-tone in colour are visible, this contributes to the appearance of the jacket.

Quality: sheep drum dyed
After the jacket is completed it is tumble washed with stones. This gives the jacket a used and sanded look especially on the seams and edges. Not all the seams will be straight and even after the washing this is part of the charm of this quality. The imperfections is what makes the appearance of this jacket. This jacket may feel a bit tight when first wearing it. It is due to the washing treatment which will make the jacket shrink a bit, after wearing the jacket it will form to your shape and will be the perfect fit.

Quality: sheep ecco
This leather is washed and lightly sprayed with a coating. This coating gives a white cloud effect. The charm of this quality is the unevenness and the cloud-like tweet in color created by this treatment.

Quality: sheep vegitano
This leather is washed and treated with a matte wax. This gives the jacket a sleek and matte appearance. This quality is soft and supple and feels natural.

Quality: sheep velvet
This leather is tumble washed and waxed. This leather has a dull and velvet like look and feel.

Quality: sheep waxy
This quality has been washed. It gives the leather a sleek and matte appearance. The leather is nice and soft and supple and feels natural.

Quality:faux fur69% acrylic, 6% modacrylic, 25% poly (multi color) This quality has been knitted. The composition of the used yarns is 69% acrylic, 6% mod acrylic & 25% polyester.

Quality:faux fur 42% acrylic, 33% modacrylic, 25% poly (used in the black and white stars) This quality has been knitted. The composition of the used yarns is 42% acrylic, 33% mod acrylic & 25% polyester.

Quality:faux fur 90% modacrylic, 10% poly (used for the jacket with the stripes) This quality is knitted, the composition of the used yarns is 90% mod acrylic and 10% polyester.

Quality: faux fur 80% acrylic, 20% poly (natural brown & wild panther) This quality is knitted, the composition of the used yarns is 80% acrylic and 20% polyester.

Quality: faux fur shearling 100% polyester This quality is knitted, the composition of the used yarns is 100% polyester.

Quality: faux fur 80% acrylic, 20% poly (teddy) This quality is knitted, the composition of the used yarns is 80% acrylic and 20% polyester.

Quality: stretch nappa
This leather is pasted on a stretch base to make it stretchy, which is perfect for leggings and pants. The leather is top waxed and has a smooth grain with a soft and supple touch.

Quality: pig split
Pig leather is thick therefore the pig skin is split, this gives it a suede look and feel. This pig suede is strong and supple.

Quality: cloudy pig split
The pig leather is thick, therefore the pig skin is split. Through this treatment it looks and feels like suede. This pig suede is strong and smooth.