Leather jackets have a wide appeal and often bring a touch of the great outdoors and nostalgia with them. These jackets are a part of folklore as cowboys wore them, motorcycle gangs wore them, pilots wore them and police officers wore them. In fact, these people and many more still do wear leather jackets. Leather jackets are worn as work wear, casual wear and also as fashion apparel by men and women of all ages around the world. Because leather jackets have excellent abrasion and wind resistance properties, they are often worn as outerwear items in cold and windy weather. Most of the jackets are made entirely out of leather or are lined with flannel, fleece or linen.
Most people who wear leather jackets as a part of their work uniform or work wear are outside workers as the jackets are designed to keep them warm and comfortable while working in different environments.
Supple and high quality leather is used to make the jackets. Cowhide, lambskin and crocodile skin is often used to make the jackets . The jackets are also available with beautiful trimmings and braids. They are available in different styles such as waist length, full-length, and hip length. They also come in a variety of colors such as: black, brown, tan, red, green, and chocolate, etc. The front flaps are either metal buttons or zipper types. Depending on the jacket, two or four pockets are provided with two slash hand warmer pockets.
If you are wearing a leather jacket at work you should make sure that it doesn't restrict your movement in any way. If it does, it will be hard to perform your job properly. Leather jackets can cost a great deal of money and because there are so many types of leather available, many of the jackets have different properties and characteristics. You should make sure that you take care of your jacket as it may react differently to certain types of weather conditions. It is also a good idea to find out when you buy the jacket if any kind of special treatment or protection is available for it.