Are you planning to buy a leather jacket? By now you know that it is not as easy as it sounds. There are so many different varieties out there that you are sure to get spoiled for choices. And let me make it clear to you, that a good quality leather jacket (which you want to be a part of wardrobe for several years before you are done with it) will not come cheap. So be ready to shell out more, if required.
Why own a leather jacket?
Considering the fact that a good leather jacket will set you back by several hundred dollars, and is really difficult to find compared to a woolen coat, is it really worth the money invested? Well, if you are looking for an answer, well then it is definitely Yes! The reasons are mentioned below:
Attitude: well it tops the list for several reasons. Firstly the right leather jacket will make you look more masculine.
Protection: we all know how good leather is when it comes to adaptability and long lasting. In, fact it is highly durable and will last for several years before you even contemplate buying another one. Leather is water resistant, offers excellent protection from the chilly winds and will keep you warm at all times.
Durability and Longevity: there are no second thoughts when it comes to durability and longevity of leather jackets. What works in favor of leather is that it is not woven together like wool rather all the fibers are pressed together.
Leather Jacket and their different Styles:
Leather jackets come in different styles and each one of them is distinct and has an unique appeal of its own. Some popular styles are discussed below:
Bomber ?Flight? Jacket:
These jackets were originally created for the flight crew members and hence this name. Over the years, they became available for the consumers and gained popularity. This type of jacket is the no frill style one. They are meant to keep the wearer warm and has a soft inner lining that is either curdouys or flannel. These jackets have a zip in the front and two side pockets. These jackets fall under the casual wear.
?Double Rider? Motorcycle Jackets:
This jacket is perfect for the rider in you. Stylish, attractive ? this jacket is a must have. They have a side zip with lots of buckles, snaps, and other flashy extra bits. The number of zips and buckles generally vary depending on the brand and the style the company wants to highlight.
Moto ?Racer? Jacket: these are small, streamlined jackets with or without a collar. They have the warm inner lining similar to that of the bomber jackets. This one is recommended only if you have a bike to ride on otherwise you will look out of place.
There are some other styles as well, where the jackets are mid-length, come in different colors and so on. However, when you are making the purchase you need to keep in mind the size, fit and comfort level and then select the one that you would like tow ear and flaunt for years to come!
About the Author: The above fashion article has been composed by Kimberly Littleton.