The Eternal Leather Jacket

Let’s face it the leather jacket will NEVER EVER stop being stylish, cool and super hip. And now it seems it is more popular than ever. On the train today I saw at least 3 other people (not including myself) wearing leather jackets and what is even funnier is that they were all basically in the same style!

So why do we love the leather jacket? Here is a quick summary of the garment we know and love.

Materials: hide of various animals

Colours: usually black but can be any colour we like 🙂

Associations: Punks, policemen, motorcyclists, ‘indie’ kids and Goths

Appearance: supposingly intimidating?? Hard and cool?

Made mostly in… : Italy, Pakistan, India, Canada, Mexico and the United States

History: First in early 20th century

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