What type of leather???

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  1. Hi. I have been through the leather reference and can't find anything like this.
    I bought a rose shocking vision II at the sale. It cannot be photographed to show the color well, let alone the leather. So, I will try to describe it as best I can.
    The hand of the leather is not smooth, like box or togo; it is more suede-like. But not a true suede. It has veining in it. I have no idea what it is, but there is a definite non-smoothness to it. I have seen H suede and this doesn't look like suede. It was rose shocking and I had to have it, but now it is mystery leather!! I will take it into H next time I go there.
    Any ideas?
     
  2. H's Doblis is not like a true suede, but it does feel velvety-soft. :shrugs: I have no idea what it could be if not doblis, but I'd love to see it!!! :yes:
     
  3. Taurillon gaucho.
     
  4. Thanks, Lala and Pepper. I have attached two photos. They are not great at showing either color or leather -- but are pretty!
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    for color reference the pocket square in the right hand corner is rouge H, the color on the open wallet looks better, but shakier. I'll work on them later.
     

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  5. BBL, I'm no help with leather, but I love it! Was the size on the tag? I've been looking for the right size.... :thinking:
     
  6. Pugsy, no size on the tag: Vision II Zip Diary Cover.
    I measured it, though 5" x 7". It will hold a checkbook, which was my goal.
     
  7. Pepper is an expert----I'm sure she's right. :yes:
     
  8. it sounds a bit like rodeo
     
  9. Cinder, aw, thanks! :flowers:
    BBL: The reason I say taurillon gaucho is I just tried on a CDC in this very leather, in indigo, a few days ago, and had to ask what it was as I had no idea, either. Had never heard of it before, even (hate to admit that I have been a bit out of the loop and not staying current). It was thick, matte, suede-y, almost like nubuck, but it had veins. So that is why I am pretty sure this is the leather you are asking about.
     

  10. So very thankful for your expertise, Pepper. I have never heard about this type of leather before. The date code inside the diary is J, 2006. When did they start to rest rose shocking?
     
  11. I didn't know Rose Shocking was being rested! [I'm so glad I got my RS bag when I did!!!]
     
  12. I went back to the sale Friday and saw a few agendas like that... I think the leather was listed as "eversoft" if that helps
     
  13. Does eversoft have veining? Am not familiar with it.
     
  14. Now that I think about it, the agendas did have light veining ( or it could be the suggestive powers of Pepper)

    They reminded me of doblis but a thinner feel, more leathery than doblis, and a very soft matte look (very nice to the touch)