Microsoft purposefully chose to use Italian-made Alcantara fabric on its Signature Type Cover for the Surface Pro and now on the new Surface Laptop, and it's become a well-known feature of the Surface brand.
Alcantara is nothing if not noticeable. It's soft and not unlike suede. And it's sure to draw attention. But what exactly is Alcantara? Read this:
Everything you need to know about Alcantara
Full story from the WindowsCentral blog...