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An eco-responsible leather goods SME is looking for suppliers of vegetable leather, cork or cellulose in rolls

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Advanced Textile Materials
Non weaving related to Textiles Technology
Textile fibres
Creative products
Clothing and shoe stores
Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)
Other consumer products
Distributors, imports and wholesalers
Textiles (synthetic and natural)
Manufacture of luggage, handbags and the like, saddlery and harness
Manufacture of jewellery and related articles


A French woman entrepreneur had a solid experience in a large luxury house as a leather goods maker. In 2019, she started her own activity on the basis of eco-responsibility, as designer and producer of leather goods and jewelry for men and women. In order to diversify her creations, she is currently looking for new suppliers of vegetable leather, cork or cellulose in rolls in several colours. Supplier agreements are sought with long-term partners offering products of quality and eco-friendly.



French designer in committed leather goods and respectful of the environment, her clients have a sensitivity for aesthetic and practical aspects, as well as an eco-responsible approach in their consumption of goods. They are looking for original and quality articles and they are sometimes in demand of tailor-made. They appreciate the approach and are interested in innovative, sustainable materials, in a framework that also relates to the Social and Solidarity Economy.

The collections are intended for men and women, the pieces are unique or in small series. As part of the manufacturing process, the designer pays the greatest attention to the choice of materials, assembly, stitching and finishes of each element. Finally, it uses the slightest drop to find solutions and present a variety of items from bag to accessory for sustainable production. A decorative range also completes the collection. All items are produced in his workshop in France.

The French company is looking for alternatives to animal leather, which must also be resistant and eco-responsible without petroleum products (no polyester) and be biodegradable:
-Vegetable fiber
Materials must be in rolls in small quantities and in several colours

The French SME is seeking partners providing such eco-friendly products under supllier agreements.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
The materials should be resistant and eco-responsible without petroleum products (no polyester) and be biodegradable in several colours: -Vegetable fiber -Cork -Cellulose The materials must be in rolls in small quantities - delivery directly to the workshop for an average of 2 orders per year (February / September).

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The partners should be manufacturers of alternative animal leather and they should provide either vegetal fibers textile in rolls, cork or cellulose in rolls. The French SME seeks supplier agreements with long-term partners.

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SME 11-50,SME 51-250


Cork textile rolls


Vegetal fibers textile rolls


Ecological unique handbags in vegetal fibers and cork