Leather Jackets for Men – Types and Points to Note while buying them

Summary: Leather jackets for men come in different shapes, sizes, and style. What are the points that you should keep in mind while buying a leather jacket? Get all your answers in this article.  

Leather jackets for men come in different shapes and sizes. These are made from animal skin and are not only treat to the eyes but also very tough. The manufacturers process the leather for toughness. The most common forms of leather are sheepskin, horsehide, goatskin, lambskin, and cowhide. Whether it is motorcycle riding, military use or else, leather jackets are in function and fashion for long.

1. Jackets for riding motorcycle
Black leather jackets are the most popular choice for motorcycle riders. Just think about the movie ‘The Wild One’ where Marlon Brando was riding a 750cc Triumph Thunderbird with black leather jacket on his body. Whenever, you name Harley Davidson, the first picture that will come to your mind is that of the riders wearing these exclusive jackets made up of leather.  
Now a day, another important thing that has become popular is the jackets without collars. They are appropriate for the risers of Japanese motorcycles.  These jackets are less hefty and come in different colours.
Let us go through the different types of leather jackets available in the market, used for different purposes:

2. Military
One kind of jacket became very popular among airplane crews. That time was during World War II. The jackets were used by the crew to keep them warm at high altitude. These especially kept the crew comfortable on long missions.
This is where the bomber style jackets came into existence. Though these jackets originated from the military barracks, they are now highly popular among civilians. In fact, these leather jackets have come a long way and have gone through various changes and alterations. They are mainly available in brown and black colours. Are you still trying to figure it out? You simply have to watch the movie called Indiana Jones to have the first impression about the said jacket. In this movie, Harrison Ford wore a military leather jacket throughout the film. In fact, this type of jacket owes a lot to the movie in becoming more popular.

3. Fashion
Fashionable leather jackets are available in the market. They come in various styles. In fact, they are made up of different kinds of leathers. Women can wear jackets that are either formal or casual. Their length can vary too. In fact, their lengths can be anything from hips to knees. These jackets have wide belts that can be fastened across the front. Fashionable jackets made up of leather are available for men too. The style can vary from a military, motorcycle, cowboy duster to longer trench coat. In the cowboy duster style, the full length coat almost comes down to the ground.

How should Men buy Leather Jackets?
There are certain points that men should keep in mind while buying the jackets made up of leather.
This is a very important thing that you should keep in mind at the time of buying the jacket. The jacket should match the wardrobe of clothes you are already having in your closet. When you buy a jacket, you have to wear it with the clothes you are already having. You should keep this aspect in mind. You cannot buy more clothes to match your newly bought jacket. Let us suppose that most of your clothes are bright in colour. In such a case, you can buy a jacket that is black in colour.
Some of the other points that you should keep in mind while buying leather jackets include:
        i.            The jacket should match your body type
     ii.            The sleeve length should be perfect and proper
   iii.            The fabric with which the jacket is made up of should suit you best

Author’s Bio: Mitchell Samuel is an expert on leather Bags, jackets and other leather materials. He shares his information to educate the clients on the best leather accessories available. 

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