How to Maintain a Red Leather Jacket

Red is a stylish, as well as versatile, color in which leather jackets are made. As shown in the photo above, red leather jackets are bright and vibrant, allowing for a more attention-grabbing appearance when worn. Unfortunately, red garments tend to show stains more easily than other-colored garments. You can keep your red leather jacket looking clean and new, however, by giving it a little TLC. Just follow these maintenance tips, and you’ll be rewarded with a better-looking, longer-lasting red leather jacket. Store It on a Clothes Hanger When you aren’t wearing it, try to get into the habit of storing your red leather jacket on a clothes hanger. Doing so is beneficial for several reasons. First, storing your red leather jacket on a clothes hanger allows it to retain its shape. It won’t develop wrinkles or creases but, rather, its shape will stay the same. Second, storing your red leather jacket on a clothes hanger protects it from dirt, dust and debris. If you toss your red leather jacket on the floor, a table, a sofa or elsewhere in your home, it may get dirty. To keep your red leather jacket clean, you should store in a clothes hanger Don’t just store your red leather jacket on any clothes hanger, though. For maximum protection against deformation, choose a heavy-duty clothes hanger that’s made of solid wood. Cheap clothes hangers are typically made of plastic. If you store your red leather jacket on a cheap hanger such as this, the hanger may break. And if the hanger breaks, conventional wisdom should lead you to believe that it won’t retain...

9 Reasons to Choose a Black Leather Dress

If you’re tired of wearing the same cotton or linen dresses day after day, perhaps you should invest in a black leather dress. Featuring a genuine leather construction, it’s a versatile garment that offers countless years of use and enjoyment. In this post, you’ll discover nine benefits of black leather dresses. #1) Timeless Style There’s no denying the fact that black leather dresses offer a timeless style. Women have been wearing black dresses for over a century. There’s even a term used to describe this classic garment: a little black dress (LBD). As a result, it’s safe to say that black leather dresses are here to stay. They offer a timeless and classic style that’s synonymous with women’s fashion. #2) High-Quality Leather Black leather dresses are available in different types of leathers, including high-quality leather like napa. Napa leather, of course, is renowned for its superior softness. It features a finer grain than other, lower-quality types of leather, resulting in a super-soft texture that’s gentle on your skin. #3) Wear Year-Round You can wear a black leather dress at any time of the year. Some women assume that black leather dresses should only be worn during the spring and summer. While you can always wear a black leather dress during the spring and summer, you can always it during the cooler seasons. From January to December, there’s no “wrong” time to wear a black leather dress. You can wear this classic garment year-round, regardless of the season of weather. #4) Conceals Stains There’s no such thing as a stain-proof dress. With that said, black leather dresses are less likely...

How to Choose a Leather Blazer

If you’re planning to purchase a new coat or jacket in the future, you should consider choosing a leather blazer. Featuring a leather construction, it’s a versatile form of outerwear that’s perfect for all fashion-conscious men and women. With that said, there are dozens of different types of leather blazers. While they are all made of leather, there are subtle nuances between the different types. How do you know which leather blazer is right for you? Refer to the following guide to find the perfect leather blazer. What Is a Leather Blazer? A leather blazer is a type of semi-casual jacket that’s made mostly or entirely of leather. They are similar to leather jackets, except they feature a slightly more formal appearance. All blazers are semi-casual, and leather blazers are no exception. They are less formal than suit jackets, but they are more formal than sports coats. As a result, leather blazers offer a balance between casual and formal attire. This balance allows them to be worn for nearly any occasion. Whether you’re going out to dinner with friends or headed to a business meeting, you can wear a leather blazer. Of course, you’ll need to choose the right type of leather blazer to take full advantage of this attractive, versatile form of outerwear. Make Sure It’s Real Leather Don’t assume a blazer is made of real leather just because it’s labeled with “leather.” Some blazers are made of an artificial material that’s designed to look like real leather. Known as faux leather or Eco leather, it features a similar texture and overall appearance as real leather. Unfortunately, though,...

The Complete Guide to Leather Skirts

When most people think of leather garments, they immediately envision classic leather jackets. While leather jackets are popular, however, you can find dozens of other garments made of the same genuine leather material. In recent years, leather skirts have become a popular alternative to traditional women’s skirts. What Is a Leather Skirt? As the name suggests, a leather skirt is a women’s skirt featuring a leather construction. Like other skirts, it’s worn around the waist from which it hangs down. The difference is that while other skirts are made of traditional materials like cotton or wool, leather skirts are made of genuine leather. Some leather skirts are made of cowhide leather, whereas others are made of sheepskin or deerskin leather. Regardless, they are all made of high-quality animal hide that’s been tanned and processed. The end result is a premium skirt that’s both stylish and comfortable. The Benefits of Wearing a Leather Skirt Why should you wear a leather skirt exactly? It’s difficult to describe the superior level of softness offered by a leather skirt without experiencing it for yourself. Cotton and wool are undoubtedly soft, but they pale in comparison to genuine leather. Whether you wear it for a few hours or the entire day, a leather skirt will offer you a high level of comfort. Leather skirts are also attractive. Leather is synonymous with high-end fashion, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise to learn that leather skirts are stylish. Wearing a leather skirt will enhance your appearance while potentially creating a slimmer and taller figure in the process. It’s also worth mentioning that leather skirts are...

9 Tips on Wearing a Red Leather Jacket

Who says leather jackets are only available in traditional colors like black and brown? While black and brown are undoubtedly popular colors, you can find leather jackets available in dozens of other colors. Red leather jackets, for example, have become an increasingly popular choice among fashion-conscious women. With their red color, they offer a brighter and more attention-grabbing appearance that many women prefer. If you’re planning to wear a red leather jacket, though, you should consider the nine following tips. #1) Pair With Dark Pants or Trousers Because red leather jackets are bright, they tend to look best when paired with dark pants or trousers. In other words, don’t wear yellow, red or other bright-colored pants or trousers with your red leather jacket. Instead, choose dark-colored pants or trousers. Indigo or black jeans, for example, will complement your otherwise bright red leather jacket. #2) Choose a High-Quality Red Leather Jacket Not all red leather jackets are the same same. Some are made using higher-quality leather than others. If you’re looking to create an attractive outfit, you should choose a red leather jacket made of high-quality leather. The Leather Jacket #210 sold here at LeatherCult, for example, features a premium construction consisting of genuine napa sheepskin leather. With its napa sheepskin leather construction, you can rest assured knowing the Leather Jacket #210 won’t degrade. #3) When In Doubt, Wear a White Shirt If you’re struggling to find the perfect shirt to wear with your red leather jacket, choose a white shirt. Whether it’s a t-shirt, a dress shirt or a blouse, white shirts look amazing when worn in conjunction with...

The Definitive Guide to Dungarees

Dungarees have become a popular alternative to traditional pants and trousers. They feature a similar style as overalls and suspenders but with an emphasis on aesthetics. If you’re looking to enhance the appearance of your outfits, you should consider investing in dungarees. Whether it’s spring, summer, fall or winter, dungarees will help you create better-looking outfits, all while keeping you comfortable in the process. With that said, you might have some questions regarding dungarees. What Are Dungarees? Dungarees are essentially pants — or a dress, depending on the style — with an extra piece of material that covers the chest when worn. Like all other pants, they feature two leg openings. They are distinguished, however, by the presence of an extra piece of material on the front. The extra material is designed to partially cover your chest when worn. It’s held in place by two straps, resulting in a similar style as suspenders and overalls. To wear dungarees, you must pull the straps over your shoulders. You can then adjust the straps to create the perfect fit. The length of dungarees varies. Some dungarees only extend to the thighs, whereas others extend all the way to the ankles. And there are plenty of dungarees that fall somewhere in the middle. You can also find dungarees available in countless colors and designs. Regardless, they all have an extra piece of material on the front, which is held in by place by two shoulder straps. Why Should I Wear Dungarees? With dungarees, you won’t have to worry about your pants falling or sliding down. Because they are worn over the shoulders...

9 Ways to Revitalize an Old Leather Jacket

Does your leather jacket look worn and degraded? If you wear any type of jacket or coat for long enough, it will eventually show signs of wear — and leather jackets are no exception. With that said, you can revitalize an otherwise old and worn leather jacket by following a few simple steps. Clean it You can’t expect to revitalize the appearance of an old leather jacket without cleaning it. Over time, leather jackets will accumulate dirt, dust and debris that, when left unchecked, will result in a degraded appearance. You can typically clean an old leather jacket, however, by wiping down the surface with a damp washcloth and gentle-formulated dish soap. Alternatively, there are leather soaps and detergents available that are designed specifically for leather products. Inspect for damage In addition to cleaning it, you’ll also need to inspect your leather jacket for damage. High-quality leather jackets — those made of genuine leather — are naturally protected against damage. With that said, they can still sustain damage when exposed to physical stress. Therefore, you should take a few minutes to inspect your leather jacket for damage. Look around the seams for signs of frayed stitching or other forms of damage. If you discover any damage, you’ll need to repair it. Otherwise, it will may spread while causing additional damage in the process. Store it on a clothes hanger Assuming you aren’t doing so already, you should get into the habit of storing your leather jacket on a clothes hanger. While tossing your leather jacket on the floor, your bed or elsewhere in your home may sound harmless, it...

Kick Off 2020 With a New Leather Jacket

As we approach the end of another year — or decade for that matter — you should reevaluate your wardrobe to ensure it’s up to date. The 2020 new year offers the perfect opportunity to clean up your wardrobe by removing outdated garments and replacing them with more modern, fashionable garments. While fashion trends constantly change from year to year, there’s one trend that safe from the hands of time: leather jackets. What Is a Leather Jacket? A leather jacket, as the name suggests, is a type of men’s and women’s outerwear that features a leather construction. Most jackets available for sale are made of conventional textile materials like polyester, wool and cotton (or a combination thereof). Leather jackets are unique, however, because they are made of animal hide. Some leather jackets are made of deerskin, whereas others are made of cowskin or sheepskin. Regardless, all leather jackets feature a leather construction that’s characterized by the use of animal hide. Why You Should Invest in a Leather Jacket for 2020 Considering that there are dozens of other coats and jackets available for sale, you might be wondering why you should choose a leather jacket for your 2020 wardrobe. For starters, leather jackets feature a naturally soft and supple texture that’s not found in other coats and jackets. During production, leather is tanned to achieve a smoother surface. The end result is a superior level of softness that makes leather jackets exceptionally comfortable. Leather jackets also feature a timeless style, so you can rest assured knowing that they’ll be popular in 2020 and the years to come. Unfortunately, the same...

What Is a Leather Duster?

If you’re looking for a new jacket to wear this winter, you should consider purchasing a leather duster. Not to be confused with leather trenchcoats (see below), leather dusters offer the perfect balance of style and comfort. So, what is a leather duster exactly, and why should you include one in your daily outfits this winter? Overview of Leather Dusters A leather duster is a type of loose-fitted, long-length jacket that’s characterized by a leather construction. Not all jackets are designed to fit loosely when worn. Some feature a looser fit than others. Leather dusters embrace this loose-fitting design while also featuring a long length and a leather construction. The Leather Duster With Cape, for instance, is a high-end leather duster. Available for sale here at LeatherCult, it features a long length with a genuine leather construction. And like all leather dusters, it’s designed to fit loosely when worn. Leather Duster vs Leather Trenchcoat Many people assume leather dusters are the same as leather trenchcoats. While both coats feature a long length, as well as a leather construction, they aren’t necessarily the same. Both leather dusters and leather trenchcoats are unique, and it’s important to familiarize yourself with their differences if you’re thinking about purchasing one. Leather trenchcoats typically offer a tighter fit than leather dusters. It’s also worth mentioning that leather trenchcoats are more rugged than their duster counterparts. In fact, most leather trenchcoats are designed for use in the rain, sleet and snow. You can still wear a leather duster in these conditions, but leather trenchcoats are designed with an emphasis on weather resistance. Aside from these...