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Leather Chaps: Everything You Need to Know

Leather Chaps: Everything You Need to Know

Leather is used to make dozens of garments. In addition to jackets and trousers, you can find chaps made of leather. Leather chaps have been around for centuries. In the 1800s, cowboys in Texas and the surrounding southern states often wore them. Leather chaps, however, have since become a popular fashion garment among the general population. Even if you have no plans of herding cattle, you can still wear leather chaps. What Are Leather Chaps? Leather chaps are defined as a lower-body covering consisting of leggings and a built-in belt, both of which are made of leather. Chaps are available in other materials. Some of them are made of artificial leather, for instance. Artificial leather chaps look like their real leather counterparts, but they are made of a synthetic material rather than organic and real leather. Regardless, all leather chaps are lower-body coverings with legs and a built-in belt. Leather Chaps vs Leather Trousers While they are both lower-body garments, leather chaps aren’t the same as leather trousers. The main difference between them is that leather chaps aren’t joined at the crotch. They have an open front and back section at the crotch. In comparison, leather trousers — as well as other types have trousers — are joined at the crotch. Another difference between leather chaps and leather trousers is that the former has a built-in belt, whereas the latter does not. Most leather chaps are designed with a built-in belt. You can see an example of a built-in belt by checking the photos above and below. The leather chaps depicted in these photos have a built-in belt. Using...
Kick Off 2020 With a New Leather Jacket

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 The 2020 new year offers the perfect opportunity to clean up your wardrobe by removing outdated garments and replacing them with more modern, fashionable garments.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...
Prepare for Winter With a Hooded Leather Jacket

Prepare for Winter With a Hooded Leather Jacket

It’s almost winter time, which means you can expect cooler temperatures in the coming weeks. While any type of high-quality coat or jacket can help protect you from the cold winter temperatures, hooded leather jackets are particularly useful for this purpose. Featuring a genuine leather construction, they offer a superior level of warmth. As a result, you should consider investing in a hooded leather jacket to better prepare yourself for the winter season. What Is a Hooded Leather Jacket? A hooded leather jacket is a form of outerwear that features a leather construction as well as a hood. Most leather jackets, of course, don’t have a hood. And without a hood, they don’t offer any protection for your head. Rather, your head will be exposed to the elements at all times. A hooded leather jacket, on the other hand, allows you to cover your head if it’s cold or raining outside. You distinguish hooded leather jackets from traditional hooded leather jackets by looking for a hood. Like other hooded garments — sweaters, sweatshirts, coats, etc. — they have a piece of fitted material at the top that you can pull over the top of your head. If you see this material on a leather jacket, it’s classified as a hooded leather jacket. If it doesn’t feature a hood, it’s not a hooded leather jacket. How a Hooded Leather Jacket Keeps You Warm If you’re looking for a jacket that will keep you warm this winter, you can’t go wrong with a hooded leather jacket. Leather itself is a particularly warm material, making it ideal to wear during the winter...
8 Leather Fashion Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

8 Leather Fashion Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

It’s not secret that cotton is the most common fabric in which clothes are made. From t-shirts and sweaters to suits, dresses, blouses and more, countless men’s and women’s garments are made of cotton. As a result, many people are skeptical of wearing clothes made of other fabrics. This has lead to a great deal of confusion surrounding leather fashion. To help clear up this confusion, we’re going to explore eight of the most common myths surrounding leather fashion. Eight of the most common myths surrounding leather fashion #1) Leather Clothes Are Scratchy and Uncomfortable Leather certainly feels different than cotton, but it’s not scratchy, nor is it uncomfortable to wear. On the contrary, leather offers a superior level of softness that many people find even more comfortable to wear than cotton. Assuming it’s genuine, authentic leather and not fake or faux leather, it will feel incredibly soft and supple against your skin. You can wear a leather garment all day long without worrying it about scratching your skin or otherwise causing discomfort. The unique properties of this textile make it incredibly comfortable to wear. #2) Leather Clothes Are Only Available in Black and Brown You can find a variety of leather clothes in black and brown. For over a century, leather garments have been made primarily in these two colors. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that black and brown are the only colors in which leather clothes are made. As the demand for leather garments in alternative colors has increased, manufacturers have responded by producing and selling leather garments in other colors. Here at LeatherCult, for example, you...
Leather Fashion Goes Beyond Jackets

Leather Fashion Goes Beyond Jackets

To say that leather jackets are popular would be an understatement. They’ve been around for many decades. And in that time, they’ve only become more and more popular. Whether you’re a man, woman, young or old, you can’t go wrong wearing a genuine leather jacket. It’s a classic, timeless style that’s guaranteed to enhance your appearance. However, jackets are just one of many garments to feature a leather construction. You can define your personal style by exploring other, lesser known leather garments and accessories, which is something that we’re going to talk about in this blog post. Leather Pants Leather pants offer a superior level of comfort with a unique, stylish appearance. Available in countless colors — ranging from yellow and red to black and white — they offer a fun alternative to traditional trousers and jeans. And because they are made of leather, you can compliment your leather pants with a matching leather jacket. Assuming the two garments match, it will create a cohesive outfit in which everything flows naturally together. Leather Shirts There are also leather shirts available. Like leather pants, these shirts are made of the same genuine leather materials as leather jackets. Upon hearing this information, you may assume that leather shirts are the same as leather jackets. Although they share some similarities, such as their leather construction, they are two unique garments with their own characteristics. Leather jackets are larger, heavier and more durable, whereas leather shirts are lighter and more form fitting. If you’re searching for a new garment to keep you warm during winter, stick with a leather jacket. But if you...
10 Reasons to Invest in a Leather Shirt

10 Reasons to Invest in a Leather Shirt

When you think of leather garments, a shirt probably isn’t the first to come to mind. Rather, most people associate leather with jackets. The leather jacket has been around for more than a century, and even today it remains one of the most popular styles of outwear worn by both men and women alike. But leather is used to create many other garments, including shirts. If you’re still skeptical of leather shirts, keep reading to learn six undeniable reasons why leather shirts are a smart investment. Leather Shirts are Unique Let’s first get one of the most obvious reasons out of the way: they are unique. Just ask yourself, how many people do you know who own a leather shirt? Chances are it’s not too many. That’s because leather shirts are still a relatively new fashion trend that’s just recently garnered mainstream attention. So if you want to create a unique look while differentiating yourself from the crowd, a leather shirt is the right choice. There are simply no other garments or fabrics that achieve the same unique appearance as a leather shirt. It’s Cool Some people assume that leather is too hot to comfortably wear during the summer, but this isn’t necessarily true. Granted, leather jackets are typically with thicker leather, making them ideal for cold weather. Leather shirts, on the other hand, are made with lighter, more breathable leather, making them an excellent choice for the otherwise warm spring and summer months. The soft and lightweight texture feels cool and comfortable on the skin — a characteristic that’s not found in many other fabrics or textiles. Easy...