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Nubuck is top-grain cattle leather that has been sanded or buffed on the grain side, or outside, to give a slight nap of short protein fibers, producing a velvet-like...
New Soho Showroom coming soon
We are proud to announce the opening of our new showroom in Soho, NYC. Stay tuned for more detail on the grand opening of our new location.
FULL GRAIN LEATHER
Leather that has its surface left completely intact, showing all natural characteristics of the hide.
FULL ANILINE FINISHES
Dyes and finishes that contain no pigment. When used on leather they provide a rich, clear stain that allows the natural character of the article to be seen.
From the start, when bigger-than-life founder Mitch Alfus opened the family-business, he introduced a healthy dose of creativity and passion for skins in the very heart of the company, united behind the slug “Raw Beauty.”
Often operated in stark contrast to the traditional tenets of the fashion industry, Libra became the go-to source for fashion and interior designers looking for the best leather available in America by providing a widely-coveted luxury service based on the art of importing the world’s finest leather. With a keen ability in sensing the next “it” leather treatments and colors, Mitch grew Libra Leather into a wholesale powerhouse.
The tradition continues until today, bigger and better, by offering an ever-increasing array of intricate and exotic leathers that cannot be found anywhere else. The original 12,000 square foot space in New York’s Garment District and the newest venture, a 7000 square feet showroom in L.A. offers an unrivaled and ever-growing library of skins dense with the legends of the designer who wielded them.