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Leather Jackets: Post Pictures of the Best You've Seen/Owned?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by RatherAnOddball, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. RatherAnOddball

    RatherAnOddball Senior member

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    I'm just curious what are the coolest leather jackets in existence. Any style, any season, doesn't matter. Show me?

    Thanks.

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  2. kookydooky

    kookydooky Senior member

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    Tyler Durdens one. Cmon everyone who has seen that movie would have wanted one afterwards
     
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  3. insOma

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    I just bought a jacket from the Aero Leather Company and its definitely the nicest leather jacket I've ever seen. Handmade to my measurements, made of front quarter horsehide, custom worsted wool lining and extra pockets. . . this jacket is amazing and I think Aero might make the finest leather ever.
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  4. Hard2Fit

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    That's a great jacket.
    Which model is it?
    Also, how many measurements does Aero ask for?
     
  5. insOma

    insOma Member

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    Its a "Highwayman." Aero needed maybe 4 measurements and nailed it.
     
  6. davo10375

    davo10375 Senior member

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    that truely is a fine jacket - mind telling me around how much it was?

    I got a leather jacket made in thailand a few years back... ok quality, but wouldnt mind adding a pocket or two somewhere; anyone have any idea the easiest way to approach this? Also, given the fact I live in a generally bloody warm climate I haven't had a chance to wear it much and so it looks way too new. Any products (sadly needed) that I could use to make it appear more "broken in"? Or ways to speed up this process
     
  7. insOma

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    Aero recommends not doing anything to their jackets, just wear it and "don't baby it" and the rest takes care of itself. Horsehide is different than other leathers, though. I think generally when you try to artificially age something it ends up looking that way: artificial. You might be able to have some pockets added by a good tailor or by someone in a leather shop. You can get an idea of Aero's prices here
     
  8. davo10375

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    I wish I lived somewhere colder :| maybe I'll just have to wear it everytime it rains and box in it haha

    Those aren't bad prices at all considering how nice the jackets are. The website has some cool other vintage pieces as well that I saw
     
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    yeah, that jacket posted above is the nicest looking leather I've ever seen.

    edit: the details (zippers and gaudy gold chains) are sort of annoying though.
     
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    i have a real nice paul stuart leather bomber jacket ill post soon.
     
  13. redmania

    redmania Senior member

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    I hate you guys. Now I have to buy one.
     
  14. West24

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    I hate you guys. Now I have to buy one.

    i dont know where you live, but if you live in a somewhat big city, all the thrift stores have tons of them for dirt cheap. i would look there first.
     
  15. redmania

    redmania Senior member

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    What does one wear with the jacket. Does it go well with denim and shoes or I don't know.

    What do you wear it with I guess?
     
  16. redmania

    redmania Senior member

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    i dont know where you live, but if you live in a somewhat big city, all the thrift stores have tons of them for dirt cheap. i would look there first.

    Melbourne!!!
     
  17. West24

    West24 Senior member

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    well i dont really like the look of a leather jacket with dress pants and dress shoes. you always see those guys who dont know how to dress wearing over-sized leather jackets with baggy dress pants etc. i like to wear my leather jacket with jeans and boots etc.
     
  18. davo10375

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    "All thrift stores have tons of them for dirt cheap"... when I visit the US at the end of the year, I'm expecting to be able to walk into all thrift stores and be met with a glorious range of cheap leather jackets and awesome clothing/shoes.

    On a scale of not-crazy to Michael Jackson what am I? Are there a few good thrift stores amongst large amounts of garbage ones?
     
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    My favourite:
    Jacket - 4B SB caramel nubuck, hidden zipper + belted collar (Brunello Cucinelli)

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