What is coated canvas?
Coated canvas is not leather. It is made from a woven fabric, typically a heavy cotton or polyester canvas that is coated with wax or resin and then treated with heat. Depending on the materials used, the finish can be permanent: (glazed and/or pvc-coated) or temporary: (wax). Coating materials in a permanent way is integral to high-quality designer handbag brands, as it will allow the bag to last much longer than faux leather or polyurethane and is ecologically preferable.