Every man’s wardrobe will definitely contain at least one men’s leather jacket. These jackets are perfect for expressing his innate personality and style. Classic leather jackets never really go out of style. They have been in vogue for ages and will remain evergreen.

Apart from style, leather jackets offer enhanced functionality too. They help keep men warm and comfortable on chilly days. They help them look sophisticated and classy and are also timeless and durable. If maintained well, they can be used for years. Choose the best men’s leather jacket that offers a perfect fit. Leather jackets for men are a valuable investment and must be chosen with great care keeping in mind a few vital aspects.

Consider these important aspects before you purchase a leather jacket for your specific need –

First and foremost, as you venture shopping for a leather jacket, have a flexible budget in mind. Leather jackets are quite expensive especially the good quality ones. It is highly recommended not to compromise on the quality to ensure that the jacket you purchase serves you well for a long time to come.

Take time browsing around online or at the offline stores to choose a classy style, such as the zip-up jacket, blazer or bomber. One of the best models that will enhance your personality is the one that is of medium length and reaches just above your thigh. Hip or waist length jackets are versatile and can be complemented with different types of pants and boots. You can wear a shirt inside or a simple T-shirt, leaving the jacket partly open for that casual look. If you have the perfect figure for it, you can choose the trench coat that is sure to make you look slim, masculine and sleek.

Choose your men’s leather jacket from a range of different colours. Though you can find a riot of colours in the market, the best and most popular colour in leather jackets have always been black. If you want to look different, then you can choose from a variety of different shades of brown.

Similarly, depending on your needs, choose from a range of textures. You can find thin jackets, soft jackets, suede jackets and the durable thick jackets. If you are willing to put in enough effort in caring for your jacket, you can choose the stylish suede jacket.

Jacket construction is another aspect to consider. Check to see if the seams are perfect and strong and the hem of the jacket is straight. Also, ensure that the pockets and collar of the jacket are flat and the seams on the lining are strong especially at the pockets as these will be used the most.

If you are purchasing a motorcycle men’s leather jacket, then ensure that there is a padded kidney panel and vents. Also ensure that the leather used is tough and the jacket offers a comfortable ride with ample room around the armpits so you can extend your arms and have flexibility.

After purchasing your leather jacket, you must also know how to care for it to ensure it lasts for a long time. Use a padded, sturdy, wire hanger to store the leather jacket and to prevent stretch marks. Another option is to store the jacket flat in the wardrobe. Never cover the jacket with a plastic cover as humidity and moisture can lead to formation of fungus.

If you stain the jacket, ensure that it is cleaned as soon as possible. You can give the jacket to the dry-cleaner who will remove the stain for you.

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by zoomar

Jackets will never go out of fashion. Like women, men are also becoming brand as well as fashion conscious. When it comes to jackets, men prefer Barbour jackets because they are so stylish. Jackets from Barbour have created their own reputation in the world of fashion and this jacket will be the first choice of people who are fashion conscious. Since the year 1936 Barbour International is satisfying people who are fashion lovers not only in the UK but all over the world. One of the famous brands in the fashion world is Barbour International. Whether you want to have a classic look or sport a retro appearance you will get a wide range of collections from Barbour.

The best winter wear that one wears is the Jacket. Wearing a jacket will keep your body protected from the chilly winds in winter time. You will get jackets in different styles, designs and brands but most popular and reliable is Barbour jackets. You can wear the jackets for any occasions. The garment that has become the latest craze of the fashion world today is jackets of Barbour. Most of the fashionable people in UK will surely have this brand’s jacket in their wardrobe.

An exceptional depth can be added to a man’s character and he can also enhance his personality by wearing Barbour jackets. A man looks sophisticated when he wears these stylish jackets of Barbour. You will get a classy image when you wear this exclusive jacket. Many people are wearing them as a status symbol as well. Earlier jackets were worn only by the intellectual and middle aged people but today the young crowd is also crazy about wearing these jackets.

You can get various designs of Barbour Jackets. Choose the style that suits your personality the most. Barbour brand has added some trendy colours to their jacket collections. Now you can get the colour of your choice. They have colours like red, black, brown and many more. You can choose the jacket to match your shoes, shirt and jeans. If you are going for a date with your girlfriend wearing this jacket will create an impression on her. Wearing this jacket for any other event or occasion will make you look stunning.

The most popular type of Barbour jackets available in the market today are the waxed jackets and the quilted jackets. Barbour Washed International jacket, Barbour Chelsea jacket and Barbour carbon jacket are some of the bestseller jackets in the Barbour gallery. These jackets are popular because of the material used in their construction. The designers have used double pure cotton lining in the inner part of the jacket and double wax cotton lining in the outer part of the jacket. The materials that are used in the jackets of this brand are of excellent quality. These jackets are unique and the cuts and pattern make this jacket favourite of every man.

Her dress is turquoise on the top (bodice) and navy or royal blue bottom. What is a good color sports jacket and pants to wear? I will be wearing a turquoise tie. Thanks!

The dress is turquoise top with sequins (bodice) and the bottom is navy blue. I need a sports jacket and pants but not a suit. What is a good color combination?

I’m going to the zoo today and I am wearing a plaid flannel collared shirt and jeans. I planned on it being warm enough to just wear that, but it looks like it’s going to be about 50-60 throughout the day, so I’m gonna need a jacket. The problem is, I don’t know what kind of jacket would look good what that kind of shirt? It only needs to be a light jacket. Ideas?

I am attempting to patch some areas and I have matched the stain but I am having a hard time matching the clear coat finish. From your experience is it a satin, semi-satin, semi-gloss, or some other type of finish? I am working with a red oak gunstock style of hardwood floor.

How long does it take a 3 years old pure maltese coat to get long. When we got him at the shelter his coat was short and not long. I brush him a lot of times. People say about 6 months and im not sure. Please Help Me!

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by moriza

It is not easy to find the time to research the latest fashions, and with spring just around the corner, us ladies will soon be turning our minds to fashionable ladies jackets. Well, we have done the hard work for you and researched the latest trends in women’s jackets for spring 2011, and here they are:

Leather Jackets

In recent years, leather jackets have gone from grungy to sexy, making them the ideal item for women who want to look great. Leather jackets are incredibly versatile, suiting a wide range of outfits, whether you love the grunge look, or love the more sophisticated feminine fashions, you will find a leather jacket that suits your tastes. In fact, a decent leather jacket is transferable between looks, which makes them the ultimate jacket: the Queen of ladies jackets.

Of particular interest in fashion circles, are the hooded leather jackets, and you should expect to see a great many on sale this season. Cropped versions will also feature heavily, and will make the ideal jacket for eveningwear.

Denim Jackets

Denim jackets have been out of favour recently, but this season, they are back with a vengeance. Not quite as elegant as a leather jacket, denim jackets are rugged and suit the urban look.

There are a few things to bear in mind when choosing a denim jacket. Firstly, make sure that you select a tailored jacket; denim tends to be a heavyset material, and can add bulk to your frame.

Denim jackets can be hard to wear with jeans, and many fashion mistakes come when people do not match their jeans and jackets correctly. In general, the greater the contrast between your jeans and your denim jacket the better. The best way to achieve this is by selecting a jacket that is different in colour to your jeans, if you do opt for the same colour then make sure that they are at the opposite end of the spectrum, e.g. light blue jeans, and dark blue jacket.

Baseball Jackets

As far as ladies jackets go, nobody has expected this trend. Many of the fashionista accredit this recent trend to programmes like Glee, which have popularised American high school fashions.

This year, even Louis Vuitton has released a version of the baseball jacket, but this is probably out of most people’s price range for a jacket, at £1,500! Topshop released a more reasonably priced jacket, at £40, which are selling fast. Expect to see many baseball jackets this spring, even in the UK where we do not even play baseball.

Bomber jacket

Bomber jackets are popular this year; they make for a great jacket because they are fashionable and comfortable too. There are many different styles of bomber jacket available, meaning that you will find one to suit practically any fashion taste. From aviator bomber jackets, to military bomber jackets, bomber jackets are hot!

 

Among jackets made using different materials the leather bomber jackets are very popular among men and women.

Men’s bomber jacket are also called as flight jacket, flying jacket, aviator jacket and also as Royal Air Force jacket . Men’s jacket is based on the model of flying jacket used by air crops. Among the military and people across the world, this model jacket is the most popular. The men’s bomber jacket was originally designed at the First World War time and was mostly worn by the pilots.

The two popular varieties of men’s bomber jacket are A2 and G1. The A2 type of bomber jacket was used during 1930. This flight jackets are available with different sizes and varieties and is made of goatskin.A2 is the most comfortable type of jacket used by men now.On the model of A2 bomber jacket, many companies manufacture the men’s bomber jacket. Some bomber jacket has side hand warmer pocket and some has the vertical entry pocket with the inner wallet pocket. The bomber jacket has pocket of different varieties of side hand warmer pocket, vertical entry pocket and inner wallet pocket.

The commonly used military jacket is G1 type men’s bomber jacket ,which was popular during 1938. This jacket is very fashionable and it has the most modern aspects in it which is preferred by men in current days. It is made up of sheepskin with a strap in shoulders.

Women’s bomber jacket has become popular among women with jacket.The bomber jacket gave more comfort and suited with modern trends is the reason why women adapted the fashion jacket. The bomber jackets make many women and girls look great and fashionable and thereby have become their daily outfit. There are many different types of bomber jackets are available for women and here follows the most popular bomber jackets for women: the Genuine military jacket has passed on from the generation to generation and are made of shearing leather which is very soft and durable as well.

Different types of bomber jackets are Replicas and Nostalgia which is also known as Craftsmen bomber jacket for women, Leather bomber jacket which well suits and the most preferred type of bomber jackets with the latest style and fashion, Aviator bomber jackets, Motorcycle bomber jacket, Hooded bomber jackets, White, black or brown bomber jacket, Red bomber jacket, Leather vest and many more. In any women’s wardrobe the bomber jacket can be seen as the best collection of fashionable and style.

Down is a great insulator, but it is a delicate and difficult material to clean. You can clean your down jackets in a washing machine or hand-wash it in a bath tub, but both methods require a lengthy and careful process to avoid damaging the insulation. If you’re too far from either tub or laundromat for a full washing, cleaning is the answer. Regular upkeep will lengthen the life of your down jackets. Then, how to clean your precious down jackets? I would like to show you the proper cleaning method.

Part 1: How to clean down jackets

If the down jacket is not too dirty, you can take the dry cleaning method. Now I’d like to show you the way how to wash your down jackets .

Gently wipe the collar, cuffs, breast, etc. with a towel dipped in gasoline. After the removal of dirt, then wipe the down jackets with a dry towel to remove the gasoline. After waiting a long time to complete evaporation of gasoline, you can wear you clean down jackets again!

If the down jacket is very dirty, the only way is taking the overall washing method:

First, soak your down jacket in cold water for 20 minutes, then, put it into the warm water which temperature is 20 to 30 degrees warm water, and then add two spoonfuls of washing powder, rub it gently. You can scrub the place which is difficult to clean with a soft hair brush.

When your down jackets become clean, you should suck out the water with a dry towel gently; then, put it in the sun or a ventilated place to dry. After the jacket dry, you can tap it with a stick to restore the flexibility of the jacket.

When you finish these steps, your jacket will looks like a new one.

 

Part:2 How to remove the bad smell of down jackets

Clothing store for a long time, no drying out, there will be an unpleasant smell. When you buy the down jackets , please not only depend on the price, you should pay attention to the cold-proof, the inferior down coat can not reach the cold-proof result, may influence the health yet. Even if you take good care of you down jackets,it is still hard to keep it smell faint scent .If your precious down jackets unfortunately get a bad smell, do you know how to do and how to remove the smell? Now I have a good idea for you!

First, add detergent and perfume to warm water at 20 degrees, and then soak your moncler down jackets in water for 20 minutes.

Second ,rub the jacket clean, and rinse it with clean water, until there is no detergent residue. Pay attention that that the process of cleaning should not be too hard, and do not wash the moncler jackets too often, or the jackets will be damaged.

After that, you should dry your down jackets. Remember that don’t wring out the clothes, but to air dry, or dry with a dryer, or placed the down jackets in a special drying machine. Otherwise, your down jackets will be deformed.

After drying, the down jackets will become flat. You can beat the down jackets with both hands, or close to the heating grill for a while, it will instantly restore the soft state. Of course the smell will disappear then. Your down jackets look like the new one.

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