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The ultimate guide to buying a leather jacket

Leather goods are increasing in prices these days. Similar is the case with leather jackets. When ever you go to market to buy Leather jacket, you should always be sure that you will wear this jacket before buying it. Some companies give their customers a choice to choose material and design, these jackets are called as Custom made Jackets.

What are types of Leather Jackets

Craig McGinlay
Actor Craig McGinlay wearing Belstaff jacket during LCM AW16 in London

A leather jacket can have many styles and be associated with various lifestyles, professions and people. Leather jackets are a common among bikers, policemen , people in the army, navy and air force and outlaws.
The jackets are in classic, motorcycle, bomber, leather blazer, scooter, racing styles. These days waterproof jackets are also very common. Very useful for areas having long rainy seasons. Similarly there is great variation in material of leather jackets including buckskin, chamois, calfskin, goatskin, lizard skin, pigskin, ostrich, suede and cowhide.

Some people like jackets with buttons and others with zipper. The number of buttons available may differ. Also, leather jackets are available in hip length and waist length sizes. Leather jackets are also available in trench coats. Collarless leather jackets are also available. Leather jackets are available in many colors, most common colors are black and brown. Even in black and brown , one can find many shades.

These days leather jackets are used as utility jackets and fashion jackets.

The utility leather jackets offer protection to the wearer, while the fashion leather jackets do not offer as much security as a utility leather jacket would. Leather jackets also have large variety of designs, during manufacturing go through various processes to add a distinct taste to the rugged leather. The leather is sometimes distressed, waxed or embossed to imitate crocodile, alligator or snakeskin. Motor bike jackets are heavily embossed with company’s logos and different tattoos logos. Some leather jackets are fur-trimmed or fringed. Leather jackets are also available in single, double-breasted and simple styles.

Other leather clothing and accessories are available, including pants, chokers, collars, chains, cuffs,chaps, shoes, boots, wristwatches, hats and helmets. Some of the major brands making leather jackets include Belstaff, Andrew Marc, Jhane Barnes, Schott etc.

 

One of the easiest ways to buy discount leather jackets is online shopping. Various websites offer leather jackets at a discount as well as expensive ones. Also, there are websites which offer <b>leather jackets</b> at wholesale prices, which are much less than the retail prices. However, one has to be more careful when buying discount jackets than when buying leather jackets at the full retail price. Discount jackets may have not quality so one should be careful while doing online shopping for jackets.

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