Developed in partnership with German tannery Weinheimer, Olivvia leather uses an all-natural tanning procedure. In this process, an essence from olive leaves is used for tanning. The olive leaves provide a completely chrome-free tanning alternative and are a bi-product of the olive industry, diverted from being burnt as a waste product, thereby avoiding the environmental impact of that process. This chemical-free leather combines the natural smell of leather with the warm undertone of olives.
One of the newest leathers in the market place, Tricker’s is honoured to be the only shoemaker in the world using Olivvia leather. Not only that, we have also secured a two-year deal enabling us exclusive use of this innovative leather within the footwear market. Until now, Olivvia has been used for watch straps and other leather goods, furniture, wall coverings and interior art projects.
Over the last few years, we have wanted to expand our Women’s footwear range. Olivvia has allowed us to do just that, by adding this finish to our best-known styles.
Stephy – lace-up brogue boot
Silvia – elastic sided brogue boot
Anne – brogue Derby shoe
Linda – plain Derby shoe
As England’s oldest shoemaker since 1829, Tricker’s is honoured to be at the forefront of such an exciting evolution of a new finish for the footwear industry.
Please note: all AW17 women’s Olivvia styles come with pairs of orange and black laces.
How to care for your Olivvia footwear:
- Remove dirt or marks then polish with a clean cloth.
- Once a fortnight use shoe cream to nourish the leather.
- Once a fortnight use polish for weatherproofing. Use black for black leather and neutral for all other colours.
- Keep your footwear in their shoe bags provided to prevent damage.
- Use shoe trees to help maintain shape.
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