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What is Nubuck Leather

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Nubuck leather is very similar to suede, but with a very distinctive difference. Both have been sanded to give them a soft feel. The difference is that Nubuck leather is sanded on the inside part of the leather, whereas suede is sanded on the outside. You can find more information here: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-nubuck.htm

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"NUBUCK" is quite similar to "SUEDE".

It differs in that "SUEDE" is created from the inner side of a hide not outside.

Whereas "NUBUCK" is created from the outer side of a hide not inside..

giving it more strength and thickness along with a fine grain.[2] It is generally

more expensive than suede,

More info http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nubuck
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Nubuck is a type of high quality rawhide leather that is sanded to acheive a bit of a nap. This creates a velvety like texture, that is similar to suede. Cowboys like it because it is wear resistant and lightweight.

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