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What is this , what is the "A" jacket?What am I blabbing about??
This is "the one" that one you have been saving for, your first true love, that Leather jacket of our dreams, your investment buy, not just any, but the Napa lamb skin , lined in the softest of shearling, the one you live in from October to march ( mine makes me catch my breath each time).
Swung over your shoulders on top of your chloe'inspired boho dress, skinny high waisted and Tshirt and then worn over your cable knit in winter all through, day in day out until spring.
The shearling jacket in all its glory in whatever colour you choose , depending on how deep your pocket is, if buying on a budget, I would go for black ,as it ages it will get better but other colours not necessarily.
Also bearing in mind cost, you don't want a pale shade that will need daily specialist cleaning and conditioning WTH !!!!!!!! as you will wear this jacket daily. My preference of course would be black, brown, tan, grey....!!!!!!!.I love them all, but really black is awesome.
Quality is really important as you don't want hard leather, you want soft leather which once well broken into will be just perfect, the perfect rock chic jacket , the wardrobe icon, the heirloom that will just keep giving.
Ebay is a Fantastic source for vintage ( my preferred choice) but you need to know your measurements, read the tiniest details and before buying ensure you can return. Visit your local vintage stores or online vintage stores too if you are lucky enough to have a good one near you.
If not inclined towards leather , the high street is full of faux versions , go in and try some on.
Style for me obviously is oversized, biker, aviator chic, if it's good enough for our RAF boys it's good enough for me.Shall we say boyfriend androgynous chic.
So to our inner Kate Moss, Cara Delvigne, the ultimate rock chics of our time ....
As always , enjoy some current and past collections from acne studio and Balmain, examples mainly via Pinterest
Velocite metallic Gold shearling jacket ;Acne Studio
⚡️⚡️⚡️yup, totally shearling mad⚡️⚡️
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