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^^^Please hide shots above for full grain, veg. tanned hides.  It's really nice stuff!  We don't know what Hermes carries...
What you'll find is that the latter brands have heavily corrected and thinner leather...some people really like it...  Vanson and Aero's leather, while still corrected a bit, has a more natural grain and finish...both Vanson and Aero use leather that is quite thick...packed with oils!  On the most expensive (expensive not necessarily equaling best) side of  things, we have full grain leather and that isn't corrected at all, which allows for the leather to maintain the...
Our Italian full grain veg-tanned horsehide has arrived!  The colors came through even better than we imagined and the feel of the leather is amazing...here are few pics to show the color and grain.   The Russet full grain veg-tanned horsehide:           The Seal Brown full grain veg-tanned horsehide:           The Black full grain veg-tanned horsehide:         Contrast shot of Russet / Seal Brown / Black full grain veg-tanned...
We wanted to post up photos of some new leathers...Hides are Full Grain and vegetable-tanned, following the traditional Tuscan method of slow tanning (pit tanning), using only natural vegetable extract. The result of this tanning process is an extremely natural and high quality product!   Full Grain Horsehide Vegetable-tanned Traditional Tuscan method of slow tanning (pit tanning) using only natural vegetable extract Thickness: 1,1 – 1,2 mm     The Russet is a very...
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Here are some bright, Vanson Blues...  The first two are the Surf Blue and the third is the Candy Blue   
Something like diamond-quilting on the shoulders and elbows could be cool, but it would also limit the the appeal...  Features like yokes, faux kidney panels, split backs, action backs, sleeve gusset zip placement, and toll pockets can add to (or take away from!) a cool design...
Here's the same back style, but on an Aero Board Racer....the lower back panel is slightly smaller...   
We've got a number of Aero Highwayman jackets in stock in multiple sizes that are perfect for either a fit jacket or an off-the-rack sale (extra body and arm length!). Give us a call at (206) 550-3545 if you'd like to try one on to get your custom Aero Highwayman order started for July production...there's just enough time to get one shipped to you before the deadline and we have 9 spots still...
On our end of things, we really like the way multi-paneled backs look!  Add to that the better fit, and they're a WIN!
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