5 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR LEATHER JACKET LAST LONGER!
Leather jackets were first used in the military. But during the 1920s and 1930s, leather jackets gained popularity beyond the military, often called “bomber jackets,” and became iconic fashion among civilians. In the 1950s, leather jackets gained popularity, became a symbol of coolness, and caught the attention of the film and music industries. Since then, leather jackets have remained in fashion and have been embraced by both men and women.
Now it comes in many styles and designs, like motorcycle leather jackets, bomber leather jackets, trucker leather jackets, and many more.
Wearing one is well worth it, which is why it needs care too! If you want your staple piece to last a lifetime, just follow these 5 essential tips for proper leather jacket maintenance.
1. Use a hair brush or soft cloth for cleaning unwanted particles, not a washing machine or dry-cleaning methods.
To maintain the quality of your leather jacket, use a soft brush or cloth to clean it. Avoid washing the machine and dry cleaning the leather jacket because it can harm the leather. spot the stain and apply leather conditioner, gently rub on the surface of the leather, and properly hang it after use to maintain the longevity of the jacket.
2. Keep it supple and soft with petroleum jelly or baby oil.
Petroleum jelly or baby oil can be cost-effective and efficient for maintaining the suppleness and softness of your leather jacket, acting as a substitute for leather polish. Apply sparingly in circular motions, buff, and perform a patch test first. These products can help to prevent cracks and dryness on leather jackets and always use them as per the cautions
3. Leather Jackets are vulnerable to heat,
Avoid using heating sources like irons and hairdryers on leather jackets to remove wrinkles. Heat can cause damage to leather, such as melting the texture or scorching the leather. Instead, if you want to get rid of wrinkles, hang the jacket and let it hang for a while. The wrinkles will naturally go away.
4. If it gets wet during rainfall, let it dry naturally.
If the leather jacket gets wet in the rain, hang it in a well-ventilated area and let it dry naturally. Avoid heating items or exposing them to direct sunlight, and be patient with the drying process.
5. Make sure to always hang the jacket inside your closet with a plastic hanger.
To maintain the appearance and shape of your leather jacket, always hang it inside the closet on a hanger. Avoid folding or stuffing it with other clothes, as it can cause wrinkles and cracks. which can cause damage to your leather jacket.
In other stores, a simple leather jacket cost $500 or even more. Think about it for a second, you’re making a lifetime purchase here which requires too much caring and in the end, gets aged and becomes unwearable!
At Fan Jackets, we say “leather jackets are designed for every story and adventure” which should not be expensive.
Our priority is to make more awesome leather jackets that are wearable, easy to maintain, and come under everyone’s budget. Because no closet is complete without one and keeping these in mind, you’ll find the perfect piece in our store that will stay original for many years to come.
Other than sound quality and affordable price, our fashion outerwears are also inspired by celebrities and movie characters. Which means you can easily pick your own copy of jackets to replicate the likes of Badass Negan or sci-fi noir film hero Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner Jacket! And what about the scruffy-looking nerf herder, Han Solo Jacket? It’s all under one roof!
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