Embossed Grain Leather

Loake Otterburn - a Classic English brogue

Loake Otterburn – a Classic English brogue

Occasionally, a heavier-than-real artificial grain pattern is embossed on to the leather after tanning. This “country-style” look can be seen here on the Loake Otterburn. The shoe at the front is burnished calf leather, while the one behind it is calf leather with an embossed grain