Definitions

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  • n. A type of brushed leather, similar to suede. Differs from suede in that while suede is created from the flesh (inner) side of a hide, nubuck is created using the grain (outer) side, giving it added strength and durability.

Etymologies

Perhaps from new and buck (as in buckskin). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • More information at www.beadyeyemusic.com photography Fab.collection Above, a red nubuck bag by Fabienne Chapot at the Tassenmuseum in Amsterdam.

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  • High style meets high function with Rosie Pope's lightweight nubuck and leather diaper bag.

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  • According to The Gap, Moon Walk would be “a sumptuous tapestry of soft, nuzzly notes like creamy paperwhites, vanilla orchid, nubuck suede, and a touch of clean musk”.

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  • Soft suede uppers and nubuck overlays offer support and structure with a touch of style

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  • The tights won the day, and I wore it with black flats, or my black nubuck split-toe oxfords.

    Boden, Boden, Boden - A Dress A Day

  • All of the furniture is white: ivory nubuck, as soft as suede, covers all the slip chairs, princess-style sofas, and chaise lounges.

    Kickboxing Geishas

  • Unfortunately, having given up on nubuck suede, I decided on black leather, which of course they didn't have in stock but did have on order.

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  • She advised against the nubuck suede that I had been thinking about in Birks, suggesting that they might not give as much support, and was generally just sweet and helpful, but not high pressure.

    A Tale of Two Salespeople

  • They didn't have black leather, but they did have the nubuck suede that I had wanted originally, so I decided to try it.

    A Tale of Two Salespeople

  • Can't Post | we manufacture and sell various kinds of labor protection shoes and clothes with excellent quality and competitive price. if you like, i will send you some items for your reference. shoe upper: buffalo leather/suede leather/nubuck leather, SOLE: PU. Please kindly note that all article are CE Certified. our goods are very popular with USA, European Countries, Mid-east, Southeast Asia.

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