Leather Colour Trends for 2024

Leather has always been synonymous with luxury and sophistication, and in 2024, it continues to reign supreme in the fashion world. Whilst the material is timeless, colours will always come in and out of style. As a leather merchant, we live and breathe the leather industry whilst gaining a unique insight into what is currently on trend and what is up and coming. Read on to find out what we know to be truly timeless, what you should consider to keep up with current trends and more on our best sellers. Neutral tones In 2024, neutral tones continue to hold …

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J. Wood Leathers Embarks on a New Journey

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Discover the exciting developments underway at J. Wood Leathers. With new ownership and a refreshed look, we remain steadfast in our commitment to delivering the finest quality leathers and hides to every customer; from novice leatherworkers to established, high-street brands. J. Wood Leathers, a well-established presence in the industry, is forging a new chapter led by Jack Wood, who brings 15 years of experience to his new role following a buy-out of the company. We’re thrilled about this transition and its promising prospects for our valuable customers and the future of J. Wood Leathers. “I feel honoured to take over …

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The History of Leather

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Leather has played a significant role in human history, evolving alongside civilisations and adapting to the changing needs of societies. J.Wood Leathers is the latest business from a long line of leather merchants, the history of leather has always been a topic of interest to our team. Let’s take a look at how leather has developed from a survival tool to the modern material it is today.    Where it all started The story of leather began with the early humans who used primitive tools to craft clothing and tools from animal hides. The Stone Age marked the emergence of …

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Christmas 2023

      Our warehouse will be closing at 1600 on Thursday 21st December.  CUT OFF FOR PRE-CHRISTMAS DELIVERY IS 1300 THURSDAY 21st DECEMBER. This is dependent on couriers however, as there are currently seasonal delays with delivery, so we are unable to guarantee delivery times. Last day to collect online orders from the warehouse will be Thursday 21st December, up to 1300. The warehouse will re-open on Tuesday 2nd  January.  During the shutdown period the online shopping function will remain active, so you can place orders throughout the festive holiday. Any orders placed during this time will be dispatched as …

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Merry Christmas 2022

  Our warehouse will be closing at 1600 on Thursday 22nd December.  CUT OFF FOR PRE-CHRISTMAS DELIVERY IS 1300 THURSDAY 22nd DECEMBER. This is dependent on couriers however, as there are currently delays with delivery due to strikes, weather and Christmas back log, so we are unable to guarantee delivery times. Last day to collect online orders from the warehouse will be Thursday 22nd December, up to 1300. The warehouse will re-open on Tuesday 3rd of January.  During the shutdown period the online shopping function will remain active, so you can place orders throughout the festive holiday. Any orders placed during this time will …

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Everyone here at J. Wood Leathers is deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty The Queen. She Faithfully served the nation as our Sovereign during her long, happy and glorious reign. Thank you Ma’am for everything and Rest in Peace. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to The Royal Family.  We will be closed on Monday 19th September, as a mark of respect for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. This will allow our team to mourn the nation’s loss.  We will open as normal on Tuesday 20th September.  God Save The King. 

Christmas 2021

  Our warehouse will be closing at 1600 on Thursday 23rd December.  CUT OFF FOR PRE-CHRISTMAS ORDERS IS 11AM THURSDAY 23rd DECEMBER.  Last day to collect online orders from the warehouse will be Wednesday 22nd December. The warehouse will re-open on Tuesday 4th of January.  During the shutdown period we will be disabling the online shopping function from 11am on Thursday 23rd December. The online shopping function will be re-activated on Saturday 1st January 2021, so you can get your orders in over that first weekend to be dispatched as soon as we re-open on the Tuesday.  Finally, we just …

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Halloween Competition 2021

IT’S COMPETITION TIME 🚨 As Halloween is right around the corner, we thought we’d celebrate the spooky season by throwing a Halloween themed competition! 🎃👻 WIN one Full side of our best selling Regular Grade Natural Veg Tan Leather, (winner can select preferred thickness), plus a full set of swatch cards with free UK delivery. To enter: ✅ Follow @jwoodleathers 👍  Like our Facebook Page 💬 Tag a friend in the comments 🔄 Share to your story (Tag us!)   T&C’s apply (see below) Competition ends 28/10/21 Winner announced 29/10/21  #JWL   Good luck! 🎃👻 Terms & Conditions: By entering …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: OUR WAREHOUSE IS OPENING AGAIN TO VISITORS!

As the national lockdown finally begins to ease, and with non-essential shops now having the greenlight to reopen, we are pleased to announce that as of Monday April 19th we will finally be opening our doors and admitting visitors back in to the warehouse- happy days!!  Obviously, as with all aspects of life, a lot has changed in the past 12 months. Visitors to the warehouse remain strictly by appointment only, and we have now limited this to one visitor in the morning and one in the afternoon. This is just to begin with, the health and safety of our …

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COVID 19 – JANUARY LOCKDOWN UPDATE

In light of the Government announcement last night (04/01/21), we want to reassure all our customers that we will be operating usual business hours to keep you stocked up with leather throughout the new lockdown. • The health and wellbeing of the team here will always be our first priority. Therefore, in line with Government guidelines, we will not be able to accept any visitors to our warehouse. No exceptions. Please don’t just turn up- we will not let you in! We have also had to suspend our “collect from warehouse” service, as this encourages non-essential travel. • Any online …

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