Our aniline leathers are sourced from within Europe using European hides. The term aniline means that very little finish is applied to the grain.
The high shine rub off Bookbinder effect is a coated treatment applied to the leather. Apart from the black, all colours have a darker top and then a lighter shade on the base.
C.Shade originates from back in the 1960s when Trickers put together a collection of browns. The collection was shaded A to E and C was the chosen colour.
Calf leather is finer grained, and lighter in weight than the hide of older cattle.
Castorino Suede is a high-quality, full reverse suede. Reverse suede - also known as full-grain suede - is better quality than split suede which some shoemakers use.
Cordovan is horsehide leather, made from the hindquarters of the animal and is the most non-porous leather available. The pores of a horse’s hindquarters are so dense that they are not visible to the naked eye. This makes cordovan leather incredibly water-resistant.
Funchal is a high quality, French calf leather. It has a soft texture and handle and is perfect leather when wanting to add a burnished finish to the shoe or boot.
Due to their grazing habits mainly amongst thorn trees, Kudu hide becomes scratched and scarred. These marks give the leather an inimitable character making each pair of shoes and boots unique.
Muflone is a deeply grained, yearling leather that is softened in wet drums, and then tumbled in dry drums which give it its softness and texture.
This high-quality leather is distinctive by its beautiful variations in dark and light patterns. Museum Calf is created by hand when a sponge is used to frame the marble, mottled effect while the hide is still wet.
In 2017 Tricker’s began a partnership with Weinheimer, a worldwide renowned tannery in Germany and Wet-Green, a team of tanning liquor specialists again in Germany. The partnership began as a leap of faith towards sustainably tanned leather that is genuinely the real deal.
A fine nap suede made from calfskin. The hide is split and aniline-dyed to create a velvety effect on both sides of the leather.
Suede is the soft, fibrous underside of a cow’s hide. We use top quality suede which has a dense, healthy fibre structure. The leather can be quite thick, so it is split into different pieces of varying quality. We use top quality suede which has a dense, healthy fibre structure.