Category Archives: Crocodile & Alligator

Offenses and threats to those who sell exotic leather goods: how to respond?

Increasingly more often, a number of organizations concerned with animal welfare and protection express their arguments and points of view in provocative and denigrating ways against those who trade in all types of animal products.

These publications are often accompanied by bloody and graphic images, aimed to provoke immediate shock in even the most indifferent readers, who feel they must, immediately and concretely, manifest their dissent. To whom? Naturally, any company selling that particular product. Such a company, which could be yours, is suddenly overwhelmed by a storm of negative comments, abuses and threats. At this point, since we are all human, it is easy for an employee or supporter, likely being faced with an emotional limit, to lose ability to sustain a discussion. How do we respond to this?

Offenses and threats, in fact, affect everyone deeply, especially when the subject in question is the welfare and preservation of animals. So how can we respond to this situation while maintaining calm and peace of mind? What can the company do to protect the emotional well-being of its workers? Continue reading

Crocodile or Alligator: which leather best suits a handbag?

There is no doubt that in Italy, and in many other European countries, the expression “crocodile bag” is used as a general term: it is used whether the bag is made of genuine crocodile, alligator, or even caiman, which differs so much from the first two kinds of leather. The issue becomes even more complicated when the expression “crocodile bag” is used to indicate an item made with some kind of leather that has nothing to do with genuine crocodile, but it is just embossed leather.
We will discuss the distinction between genuine leather and embossed leather in one of our next articles, together with a series of useful tips and advice on how to avoid being disappointed in your choice!

Crocodile handbags

In this article we would like to focus our attention on the differences between a genuine crocodile leather item and a genuine alligator one.

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Alligators – no longer endangered thanks to well-organized conservation programs.

Alligator leatherWhile on the one hand, the trade in exotic leather goods is much appreciated by lovers of luxury and refinement, on the other hand there are some leading questions and doubts raised by those who care about the environment, nature and the animals that inhabit it, which cannot be ignored.

Many people fear that the trade in exotic leather goods endangers certain animal species which, according to public opinion – not necessarily well informed – could be in danger of extinction. Continue reading

Genuine alligator / crocodile products: a purchase that lasts a lifetime

Alligator crocodile productsVery often we want to put across an individual and respectable image to those around us, both at work meetings with commercial partners or with important clients, and for romantic dinners or a social event. At times like these, we can’t possibly fail to show the most fashionable clothes and accessories, which, as well as being incredibly in vogue and top quality, can also reveal and highlight our unique and original style, testifying to our taste in beauty and our ability in making the wisest choices. Continue reading