Pittards leather is specified by leading brands around the world and in partnerships that develop for the long term. We work closely with designers, product engineers and testers to deliver leather with technical benefits that will add performance and value to their products.
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A selection of our clients
FootJoy StaSof Glove
The FootJoy StaSof® Golf Glove has been setting the standard for more than thirty years. Created using Pittards performance gloving leather it delivers outstanding grip, ultimate feel and superb moisture management for long-lasting softness. Proven on golf courses the world over, it is the glove choice of champions.
The FootJoy high performance D.N.A. footwear features Pittards’ all new ChromoSkin™ Leather System, a unique full grain leather which is supple, lightweight, thin yet durable and completely waterproof. The product is worn by several world class golfers including Adam Scott. This represents the latest stage in Pittards ongoing relationship with FootJoy, the No 1 golf shoe supplier in the world, which goes back 40 years.
ONA Polo has been providing polo professionals and enthusiasts with the best polo gloves for almost 10 years and Pittards are proud to support the top professionals in their field with high quality performance leather. Pictured: Adolfo Cambiaso celebrates his Triple Crown victory in December 2013. Photo by Sergio Llamera, Buenos Aires, Argentina: slphotosports.com.
Berghaus is a long-established and leading UK company that uses the best technology and performance materials to ensure its customers get the most from their outdoor adventures. Pittards WR100X leathers are a core component in many of its boot styles. www.berghaus.com
Pittards and Franklin have been partnered for over 20 years with leather engineered to deliver enhanced softness and feel in conjunction with hardwearing grip performance through Digital and Armor-Tan technology.
Launching in Spring 2016, the all-new Hi-Tec V-Lite Fast Hike i WP has been developed to provide the perfect balance of lightweight and durability and features Pittards leather as part of its high level specification which includes Vibram sole technology for a natural foot roll to maximise comfort and reduce fatigue, a versatile lacing system and gusseted tongue plus an OrthoLite Impression sockliner with slow recovery foam for superior cushioning. Available from March 2016 from US.HI-TEC.COM.
Pittards WR100X water resistant leather is used in J.Lindeberg premium ski wear collection. Design Director Frederik Dahl explains, “Pittards has been manufacturing leather in the UK since 1826. They are constantly at the cutting edge of leather innovation and this has enable us to offer the most technical leather and in doing so, provide our customers with the best tools to achieve higher performance.”
Jaguar Heritage leather jacket and holdall are crafted in the UK using Pittards premium leathers.
Sennheiser specifies Pittards’ soft gloving leather, incorporating WR100X technology in its premium headphone range. It has also produces special editions including headphones created for the Red Bull Formula 1 team, featuring its logo and team colours.
Skora, the athletic footwear brand uses an innovative combination of Pittards light but durable Armortan leather upper and WR100X lining in its premium models and was polled the best running shoe brand by The Active Times.
VIVOBAREFOOT and Pittards; where ancient wisdom meets modern technology. A revolutionary shoe brand needs materials that look good, perform naturally and to last. We’re excited to have developed a range of shoes using Pittards’ ‘Wild Hide’ African leather. Working with one of Britain’s oldest and World’s best tanneries enables us to produce our revolutionary shoes with high quality Ethiopian leather.
Ruffwear’s mission is to build performance dog gear to enhance and inspire exploration for outdoor adventurers and their human companions. Ruffwear Performance Dog Gear™ combines technology, quality, fit, function, and safety to facilitate its belief that Every dog is an explorer.
Pittards WR100 water resistant technology features in the Ruffwear Frisco line of collars and leashes.
Established in 1996, La new has 160 stores across Taiwan, Japan and Vietnam. Specialising in comfort combined with foot health, the company has invested in research programmes with the national Foot Research Institute to underpin the future development of its products, including its revolutionary DCS air cushioned shoes.
A focus on quality assurance and commitment to its signature comfortable casual shoes, most of which feature Pittards leather sees La new now poised for further international expansion.
Premium hunting brand Kuiu engineers kit for extended use in the most testing conditions. Owner and founder Jason Hairston is uncompromising in his approach to product development, searching out the best materials for a demanding end-use in challenging terrain. Pittards Oil Tac leather meets the Kuiu requirement that calls for a balance of dexterity, durability and protection in its highly specified glove line.
PRYZM Cricket was founded by friends Matt Watkins and Liam Duignan in Worcestershire, UK, following a shared love for cricket, creative design, an interest in revolutionary brands and a passion to create something that challenged the status quo.
Their premium cricket batting gloves are made using Pittards performance leather palms, chosen because it is soft, lightweight, long-lasting, comfortable and tensile, providing the wearer with excellent feel when gripping a cricket bat.
Read their blog on why they choose Pittards leather here.
Fairfax Saddles Ltd combines science and tradition to make innovative saddles, bridles and girths. The cutting edge technology used in development is complemented with the traditional skills and materials its craftsmen employ when making saddles. All Fairfax Performance products are handmade in England by highly skilled saddlers using the finest Pittards hides and butt leather.
“Leather is the best possible choice for Fairfax. Its natural feel, luxury and elegance is matched by its hardwearing nature and sustainability, along with its ability to improve with age,” says Managing Director, Rupert Fairfax. ‘Although steeped in tradition and heritage, we see leather as an essential material of the future.”