faux leather, unforgiveable or tolerable?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by BriansAWildDowner, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. BriansAWildDowner

    BriansAWildDowner Active Member

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    I'm looking for a fall jacket, and since I just graduated and am job hunting I don't have much to spend.

    I know I should hate faux leather but I keep thinking "that's not SO bad."

    So I need to hear some other opinions. What do y'all think?
     
  2. AAJJLLPP

    AAJJLLPP Senior member

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    Some faux leather jackets do not look to bad when new. But the whole point of buying a leather jacket is that it will last a long time and stay looking good, and it is breathable yet weather resistant. When you compare it to faux leather which will look worse with wear rather than better, will not last as long, and will not be very breathable. I think you should wait until you can afford a nice real leather one, (the expenditure is really no that much considering how long it can last you), and for now just wear fabric jackets.
     
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    brad-t Bae Blade

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    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    There are so many nice jackets you can find with materials that don't imitate something they aren't.
     
  5. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    There is not much more to say, really. The only faux leather jackets that I've seen that are cool and interesting were this bonded matte material that was deliberately made so you couldn't tell what the material was. Of course, that jacket was $2K+.
     
  6. chinesealpha

    chinesealpha Senior member

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    I have an ultrasuede bomber and I like it
     

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