The hides that we process are 100% buffalo leather, from animals that have lived free and were not bred for their hides. Hides are basically residual material. A qualification that may sound a bit inferior, but it is precisely where the strength of sustainability lies. The hides are processed by us in-house, in a responsible manner, into the leather we use. At Alphenberg sustainability and creativity go hand in hand. Thus, providing not only responsible but also special solutions, of which BRAID is our most recent example.