Europe Leather Goods Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Report Covers Europe Leather Goods Companies and the market is segmented by Type (Footwear, Luggage, and Accessories); Distribution Channel (Offline Retail Stores, and Online Retail Stores); and Geography (United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Russia, and the Rest of Europe). The Market Size and Values Are Provided in Terms of Value (USD Million) for All the Above Segments.

Europe Leather Goods Market Size

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Europe Leather Goods Market Summary
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Base Year For Estimation 2023
Market Size (2024) USD 71.94 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 84.86 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 3.36 %
Market Concentration Low

Major Players

Europe Leather Goods Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Europe Leather Goods Market Analysis

The Europe Leather Goods Market size is estimated at USD 71.94 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 84.86 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 3.36% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

Europe is a region with great potential for the leather products market because its major countries, especially Spain & Italy, have high and convenient access to European raw resources. In addition, a number of these nations are leading the way in terms of creating innovative and superior designs. Additionally, a lot of well-known fashion companies that frequently sell leather products have stores in this nation, which is favorable for further growth & demand. Innovations in design and the use of exotic leather to manufacture products have enabled manufacturers to cater to the demand of high-end and premium customers. Additionally, key market players are focused on designing personalized and customized leather goods to attract consumers to spend more on exclusive products. Manufacturers are employing cutting-edge technology like the automated cutting process to provide variety and customization options.

The adoption of omnichannel retailing will be a significant factor expected to drive the leather goods industry growth. Product improvement, use of social media platforms to increase consumer engagement and awareness about product launches, and adopting appropriate distribution channels are some of the strategies that leather handbag manufacturers adopt to promote their products. Furthermore, the leather goods market is also supported by the tourism sector. Europe is experiencing a sharp rise in tourism. European leather goods are more popular among tourists. The demand for personalized leather luggage, trolley bags, and backpacks is rising as a result of the booming travel and tourism sector and the new trend of travel vlogging. Additionally, the growing popularity of fashion shows that feature leather purses, jackets, pants, and shoes are providing manufacturers with attractive growth potential.

Europe Leather Goods Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Europe Leather Goods Market according to our research experts:

Demand for Personalized Leather Goods Increasing Consumption

Increased demand for personalized, customized services focused on attracting high-end, premium customers is anticipated to boost the expansion of the leather goods market. With the trend of personalization and customization, market players have started designing customized leather goods to increase their customer base and sales. Key players are using customer interaction platforms to get customers' feedback regularly. Specializing in customization and personalization, major players have developed working relationships with individual and corporate customers across the region. All leather goods are made-to-order, tailored based on customers' choice of preferences, and can be personalized with their name, corporate logo, and monogram. Itlay is the largest market for customized shoes. Key market players are focused on designing personalized and customized leather goods to attract consumers to consume and spend more on exclusive products by using traditional vegetable-tanned, environment-friendly leather, further driving the demand for personalized leather goods.

Europe Leather Goods Market - Consumer Spending, In USD Billion, European Union, 2018-2021

The United Kingdom is Leading the European Leather Goods Market

The increased number of working professionals and young millennials is majorly driving the leather footwear market in the United Kingdom. Majorly driven by the fashion industry, European countries, such as the United Kingdom, France, and Italy, are witnessing an extensive dependency on leather goods, from production to trading in the footwear industry. The high-end, specialized manufacturers of upholstery, shoe uppers and soles, gloves, cushions, equestrian, and wet blue leather comprise the United Kingdom leather industry. In addition, to the rise in customer spending power, evolving lifestyles contribute to the market's growth. Also, in 2021, European Commission published a study stating that the leather footwear segment accounts for the major production share in the leather industry.

As the demand for flexible and lightweight products is growing rapidly, numerous innovations and technological advancements help surge the product demand in the United Kingdom. Leather footwear has high durability and stands strong even in heavy-duty work, along with casual, designer shoes. It can be used for indoor and outdoor applications, making it more popular among United Kingdom's consumers. The rising leather product popularity and rising online sales in the United Kingdom are anticipated to be driven the leather goods market in the future. It is also anticipated that the growing population of athletes and fitness enthusiasts will boost business expansion. The main distribution channels for leather goods in the United Kingdom are department stores, outlet stores, factory outlets, and e-commerce websites.

Europe Leather Goods Market - Raw Leather Import in United Kingdom from United States, In USD Million, 2018-2021

Europe Leather Goods Industry Overview

The leather goods market is highly competitive in the organized sector. The companies like Kering SA, LVMH, Chanel SA, Prada, and Hermès International SA are the most active among all the key players in the market. The major companies increasing their product line and expanding their presence in the European region. Expansion is the strategy preferred by companies to strengthen their leather goods market dominance. Major players are constantly trying to expand their production facilities or retail outlets to accommodate the growing demand, launch new designs, and strengthen their strategies for market development. For instance, in October 2022, Prada launched the new leather bag Supernova Handbags. New Supernova handbags include SLGs and leather purses made of smooth, brushed leather.

Europe Leather Goods Market Leaders

  1. LVMH

  2. Kering SA

  3. Hermès International S.A.

  4. Chanel SA

  5. Prada

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Europe Leather Goods Market News

  • In September 2022, LVMH Métiers d'art announced major investments in two renowned Italian manufacturers: Robins and Ally Projects. The exotic leather tannery Ally Projects and the high-end leather ready-to-wear maker Robins has acquired by LVMH Métiers d'art. This is the most recent investment in a long progression.
  • In February 2022, Hermes announced opening new leather goods factories in France to meet the demand for leather Birkin bags. The company intends to increase production capacity by opening new sites as products like the Birkin and Kelly bag have grown more difficult to find in stores.
  • In January 2022, Chanel launched a new bag design called the CHANEL 22 Bag. It is composed of incredibly flexible yet durable leather and is designed to be both functional and lightweight. This bag is available in three sizes (small, medium, and large).
  • In October 2021, British designer Anya Hindmarch was launching a collection of biodegradable leather bags. After two years of research and development, the London-based brand will debut the range in a bid to create pieces that are naturally biodegradable instead of recirculating items stopped from going into landfills in Spain.
  • In March 2021, Hermès and Stella McCartney launched mushroom leather products. Both brands use vegan, sustainable, animal-free leather alternatives made from mycelium, the infinitely renewable underground root of fungi in France.

Europe Leather Goods Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Footwear

      2. 5.1.2 Luggage

      3. 5.1.3 Accessories

    2. 5.2 Distribution Channel

      1. 5.2.1 Offline Retail Stores

      2. 5.2.2 Online Retail Stores

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 United Kingdom

      2. 5.3.2 Germany

      3. 5.3.3 Spain

      4. 5.3.4 France

      5. 5.3.5 Italy

      6. 5.3.6 Russia

      7. 5.3.7 Rest of Europe


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 LVMH

      2. 6.3.2 Kering SA

      3. 6.3.3 Hermes International SA

      4. 6.3.4 Prada SpA

      5. 6.3.5 Chanel SA

      6. 6.3.6 Ralph Lauren Corporation

      7. 6.3.7 Michael Kors Holdings Ltd

      8. 6.3.8 Samsonite International SA

      9. 6.3.9 Capri Holdings Limited

      10. 6.3.10 Bata Corporation

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

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Europe Leather Goods Industry Segmentation

Leather goods are products made from tanning hides and the skin of animals, mainly from cattle. The Europe leather goods market is segmented by type, distribution channel, and geography. Based on type the market is segmented into footwear, luggage, and accessories. Based on distribution channels, the market is segmented into offline and online retail stores. Based on geography, the market is segmented into the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Russia, and the Rest of Europe. For each segment, the market sizing and forecasts have been done based on value (in USD Million).

Distribution Channel
Offline Retail Stores
Online Retail Stores
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
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Europe Leather Goods Market Research FAQs

The Europe Leather Goods Market size is expected to reach USD 71.94 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 3.36% to reach USD 84.86 billion by 2029.

In 2024, the Europe Leather Goods Market size is expected to reach USD 71.94 billion.

LVMH, Kering SA, Hermès International S.A., Chanel SA and Prada are the major companies operating in the Europe Leather Goods Market.

In 2023, the Europe Leather Goods Market size was estimated at USD 69.60 billion. The report covers the Europe Leather Goods Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Europe Leather Goods Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

Europe Leather Goods Industry Report

Statistics for the 2024 Europe Leather Goods market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Europe Leather Goods analysis includes a market forecast outlook to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry analysis as a free report PDF download.

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Europe Leather Goods Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)