There is nothing like kangaroo leather

Weight for weight kangaroo leather is the strongest and lightest natural leather available.   Kangaroo skin has a unique fibre structure that runs parallel to the leather surface to provide exceptional rope-like strength.  With its strength close to the leather surface kangaroo is a naturally thin and light leather that can be up to three times stronger than bovine, cabretta and goat at a similar thickness.  

Thin yet strong

A thin leather is a lighter, more comfortable, form fitting leather. To thin other leathers the corium is shaved down – corium is the thick substance below the surface grain. However the bulk of leather’s strength comes from the corium so shaved leather’s strength is compromised. Thanks to its unique parallel fibre structure kangaroo is already naturally thin and is not shaved, so kangaroo retains its natural strength.

Unbeatable strength

Naturally strong even in thicknesses as low as 0.3-0.35mm, kangaroo leather provides: 
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Soft feel
  • Sweat resistance
  • Superior tensile strength
  • Excellent stitch-tear strength


Kangaroo leather combines light weight and strength for products that require high performance, such as:

  • Football boots
  • Hiking shoes
  • Golf gloves
  • Cycling gloves
  • Firefighters gloves
  • Motorcycle gloves
  • MotoGP suits
  • Fashion leather jackets
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