Archive : July2011

  • Posted :   Jul 31st, 2011

    Dispel the myth that leather cannot be worn in summers…so let’s break some ice on that…There are leather apparels designed especially for summer and as it has been said before that leather never fades out of fashion.

    Actually leather apparels designed for summer are thin and rugged and also have a thin lining of cloth inside the apparels which still keeps you cool and it definitely makes you stand out from the crowd. This summer is filled with classy leather fabric which is available in various shades and designs.

    So! Let’s take a peek through the summer leather fashion this season and find out what’s being worn by the high street fashion enthusiasts.

    •    Leather Shorts: – Shorts are the best way to beat the summer heat; and leather shorts give you the edge to beat the summer heat in style. Shorts such as knee length; short leather shorts are available in many fashion boutiques; if you do not believe check out the latest summer trends of 2011. Pair it with trendy leather boots and a cute summer top to achieve that true summer chic look.

    •    Leather Tops: – Lightweight leather tops are available in halter neck style and can be worn during this sultry season. They will not only make you look classy and elegant but also make you a showstopper.

    •    Leather Jackets: – One of my personal favorite style…it actually does not matter if it is summer or winter or autumn or spring; I just love wearing them. They are definite attention grabbers and who does not like attention. Lightweight thin leather jackets are available in many colors such as red; blue; pink; green; yellow etc to suit your summer attire; but classic black and brown color jackets still dominate the fashion market.

    •    Leather Pants: – The ultra chic fashion style of summers is now available in the form of loose leather pants. This leather apparel is here to stay as it doesn’t matter what you have to say.

    Who does not want to look like a fashion model walking the high fashion street in style? If this is what you want to be then trust me leather fashion looks cool for all seasons.

  • Posted :   Jul 29th, 2011

    Tough leather is the most fascinating fabric with amazing features however leather fashion without correct accessories is incomplete. Leather accessories like leather shoes; leather wallets, leather wrist bands etc etc can be accessorized easily with regular casual clothing.

    Leather outfits like leather jackets and leather pants are the leather outfits used extensively; as using too much of leather is not a very cool fashion statement. In order to avoid being called as ‘Leather man’ or Leather women’ avoid wearing too much leather for e.g. avoid wearing leather pants with leather jackets always combine leather outfits with casual clothing of different fabric.

    Here are a few guidelines which will help you dress and match better with your trendy leather outfits: –

    Leather Pants: – The categories that you can shop for are tight leather pants, skinny leather or casual straight fit leather pants and now what to pair it with so that your leather pants are highlighted.

    For Men: – If you are looking for a perfect combination for your leather pant then remember that leather boots are a must. Black and white are universal choices. You can top it with a trendy white shirt to go formal or a casual black graphic tee for informal look. Leather wrist bands do go well with leather pants

    For Women: – If you fit into a skinny leather pant then trust me the onlookers will be busy complementing you about your curves and so the top does not matter. A stylish pair of heels or stilettos is a must. Loose top must be preferred with skinny or tight leather pants.

    Leather Jackets: – This is one versatile outfit that fits every trend and every style. The latest in leather jacket styles are slim fit leather jacket and colorful leather jackets.

    For Men: – Slim fits a cool option for men. Try white color shirts or even red looks classy; maroon color shirt is a also a good option. Pair your jacket with denim jeans for casual look and chinos or trousers for formal.

    For Women: – Colorful leather jackets or black slim leather jackets both are good options. Stylish boots and silver accessories are cool and girls please avoid pearls with leather.

  • Posted :   Jul 28th, 2011

    When it comes to kids dressed in leather I just cannot help but just keep smiling. Its always fun to watch little ones trying to behave like adults wearing cute little leather jackets or leather vests. As leather always been associated with bikers and rock stars it is difficult to associate it with kids; but at the same it is adorable to watch kids wearing leather. Here is a little fashion advice for people who wish to buy leather apparels for their kids.

    Latest Leather Style:-

    When it comes to latest leather style, slim leather jackets and colorful leather are the latest trends and if you are worried that it may just be a passing craze then let me tell you this that this fashion is here to stay. The very first leather jacket was introduced in the 50s and it still continues to rock. Leather is one fabric which will never go out of style. It just keeps getting better with every season and every year. Leather apparels for kids are designed using genuine leather as it has to survive the real rough treatment in the kid’s world.


    Sizing is a major issue when it comes to selecting kids leather apparels. Your little ones are definitely keep growing and will also grow out of the leather jacket; so what should be the perfect size when selecting a leather jacket or pants for a kid. Always buy one size bigger than your kids actual size as it can be used for extra year and then can be sold at eBay for a good bargain or it can be passed on to the younger one.

    Cleaning and Care:

    Leather care is of utmost importance and this is one thing that should be kept in mind when purchasing a leather jacket for your kid. Remember that leather protects from cold winds and abrasions; but when it comes to ids the leather may have to go through a little extra suffering. Use leather conditioners to keep the leather clean and use it one or twice in a month. To remove crinkles simply use team treatment which can be given while giving shower.

  • Posted :   Jul 25th, 2011

    celebrity leather jacketNothing beats the aura of celebrity styling. Celebrities are capable of bringing the runway fashion to high street fashion. We all share a love and hate relationship with celebrities; love them for their onscreen worn and fashion and hate them for their amazing figures.

    Hollywood celebrities have always swayed away our minds with their fashionable leather jackets. Try to think out of the box when it comes to selecting a regular black leather jacket.

    Celebrities have now come into open and are ready to share their secret recipe of styling. Celebs like Alicia Keys were spotted wearing a classy green color leather jacket with a belt and a zipper closure; Kirsten Stewart looked fabulous in red color leather jacket with a zipper closure when spotted at a local hangout.

    The most preferred way to keep monotony out of your fashion closet is to have some leather jackets in your wardrobe. They are the most versatile universal pieces that are definite head turners and can get you maximum attention.

    The most fascinating about leather jackets is that they can be they can make any commoner look like a celebrity.

    The various leather jacket styles: –

    Vintage-Leather Jacket: – Love nonprofit shops and unique manner finds? Choose a vintage-style buckskin biker jacket for the retro look. It’s all about mixing up it up add accessories with everything from produced t-shirts, to pretty herbal tea dresses. Celeb Fashion spot: Nicole Richie

    Hippie Style Leather Jackets: – Leather jackets produce an easy way to achieve neat festival style. This is the great chance to research your look don with anything via skinny jeans for you to floral tea clothes. Kelly Osborne and They Chung were recently discovered at festivals rocking his or her leather biker coats with quirky playsuits along with skirts.

    Elegant Party Leather Jackets: – A leather motor cyclist jacket is the perfect supplement to your favorite bash dress. For a design and style that will never get older, invest in a simple fashion that suits your design. Black is the most common color available when it comes to leather jackets; but there are more options available, think of selecting a retro darkish leather jacket’s.

    Follow your favorite icons and style like them as leather is what makes everyone look like a celebrity.

  • Posted :   Jul 22nd, 2011

    Leather demands confidence and attitude which the wearer has to posses or else fabric may make the wearer look lousy. Leather dresses and skirts have been the favorite among leather enthusiast this summer season.

    Here is good news for all the die hard leather lovers. The leather apparels for summer are much thinner and colorful so that the wearer can select from the vast collection available.

    Let’s take a look at some of the famous leather collection this summer: –

    The best part about summer leather clothing is that it can be easily transformed into the fall wardrobe.

    •    Leather Tops and Shirts: – The latest summer leather designs and patterns include leather tops for women and leather shirts for men which are not too heavy like a leather bomber jacket or a blazer. The leather shirts are available in many designs and patterns to complement your perfect summer wardrobe. There is also an exquisite collection of leather tops which are available in sleeveless pattern to suit the summer attire.

    •    Classy Leather Shorts: – Nothing beats the fashion of leather shorts. The wearer never goes unnoticed and bound to get loads of compliment if worn right and matched with proper accessories and a top. The best combination is pair black color leather short with high heeled leather boots and a nude color loose summer top. You can also accessorize it with a hippie style necklace to complete the look.

    •    Leather Dress: – This is the hottest leather apparel this summer season. Be ready to sizzle the whole crowd and draw attention towards you wearing a hot and short leather dress. Pair this dress with trendy leather heels or stilettos to complete the look. These leather dresses are available in strapless, thin strapped, halter necks, sleeveless and many other patterns.

    Do not believe in myths and try leather apparels for yourself this season and rock the season in style.

  • Posted :   Jul 20th, 2011

    ‘International Youth Day’ commemorates the particular spirit and the vitality of the youth. August 12th is celebrated together with solemnity and fun. It is arranged to stand in solidarity and also discuss constructive youth oriented issues from the ‘United Nations’. A country is fragmentary without high energetic young boys and girls. Knowing the potential of the youth and taking their particular likes and dislikes into consideration can be a commendable act.
    The particular youth has never been affected when it comes to looks. Creating a presentable and a fashionable demeanor has been on top of their priority listing. With ‘International Youth Day’ just about to happen, every young style enthusiast would want to look like great to create his or her identity. The glorious event would definitely require you to don a look that will help you achieve that kind of attention you demand.

    Select a style to create your Individuality: –

    Leather pants, leather shorts, leather skirts, leather combination dresses and leather jackets are a few that you can select from. Let’s see as to what will make you look presentable yet exotic. The point here is creating a look which is decent and yet can make an impact.

    Leather Skirts: – The most admirable and trendy leather outfit. Leather skirts will never make you go unnoticed.

    Leather Jackets: – A lot has already been said about it….but can be handy in making a style statement.

    Leather Pants: – Wear it with caution and usually people who wear it are tend to be taken seriously. The are the ‘do not mess with me types’

    Leather Shorts: – exotic and hot perfect for hot summer months and will get all the attention you need to make with your style statement.

    Leather actually exudes confidence but still a few more tips for an overdose: –

    •    An event with this nature is all about connection. Make sure you communicate properly verbally and get the facts right before chatting.
    •    Be yourself and discuss your heart out there about issues that trouble you and are troubled about genuinely.
    •    Create any presentable image by the right attire.
    •    Try and also adopt positive gestures.
    •    Make friends uninhibitedly, networking takes on a very important role in all areas of life today.
    •    Be participative and greet people who have a warm authentic smile.
    Remember its all about being yourself and exuding confidence in what you wear and if you plan on taking this as a challenge then just do it in style.

  • Posted :   Jul 19th, 2011

    Tribute was paid by many fans of Michael Jackson on his second death anniversary on June 25th.  A day after the 2nd anniversary of MJ’s death, the famous red and black color leather jacket was sold for $ 1.8 million! at auction .

    The famous jacket was bought by a Michael Jackson fan who is a commodities trader at Austin Texas was sold for a whooping price.

    The famous red and black jacket reminds you of the era when 1983 when the whole was rocking to this famous song “Thriller” sung and choreographed by the King Of pop himself.

    There is an interesting story with this jacket. MJ used this jacket for a lot of stage shows and asked his designers to create a similar one so that he had an alternative one as well. When asked by the designers if he could dance in this jacket. Michael just smiled and asked the designers to just watch the video.

    Based on the plot of zombies coming put of their graves and dancing with Michael Jackson was an instant hit which actually took the world by storm. The signature move of MJs ‘ The Moon Walk” was always a hit which he performed especially during all his stage shows and promotional videos during the launch of his new albums.

    After watching the video of ‘Thriller’ there was rage for his red and black color leather jacket as all the Michael Jackson fans wanted to be a part of his huge success; the look alike of the famous jacket was sold at every fashion boutiques and retail outlets by the name of the “Thriller Jacket”.

    Michael Jackson actually performed some of the most iconic moves of that time without any difficulty. Well!! Guys there will never be another Michael Jackson born ever. Its always a pleasure to remember the era where the ‘King of Pop spread his magic.

  • Posted :   Jul 16th, 2011

    Leather blazers are a perfect addition to your fashionable closet. Leather blazers have actually redefined a new leather style which is voguish and classy. Leather being the epitome of the fashion industry has always given the fashion enthusiasts a reason to smile.

    There are many types of leather blazers available, but it is important to have some handy information ready when you want to select the best one for yourself; so you do not get confused by the plethora of leather blazers available in the fashion market.

    Selecting a good leather blazer is not a technique but is an art and trust me after reading this article you will be smart to select this piece of art.
    •    It is important that you opt for a leather blazer that suits your body type and a color that matches with you all the clothes you have in your closet. Always remember that blazers are though a style statement but if not worn properly or with matching innerwear then this fashion statement can go terribly wrong.
    •    The length of the leather blazer is obviously below waist and should give a relaxed fit over your shoulders. Do not buy a blazer which will hang loose on your shoulders and make shoulders look droopy. Purchase a perfect size but see to it that you are comfortable in it and the blazer is not too tight; as it is important to breathe.
    •    Always a purchase one size bigger because I am sure you will not be wearing that blazer alone; the leather blazer has to be combined with a shirt or a tee inside; so select a size that will fit on your shoulders perfectly with your shirt on.
    •    Now when selecting the color, please do not buy black; this is one of the most common color available and every second person wears it. There are many beautiful shades of brown like light brown ,camel color, bust color, dark brown to tan; explore these options as these colors can be paired with any clothing.
    •    Pair you leather blazer with a shirt and trousers to attain formal attire and pair it with tee and denims for casual attire.

    Leather blazers definitely add to your social status; and they also provide protection from cold harsh winds during fall.

  • Posted :   Jul 11th, 2011

    The rugged and stylish feel of leather is what makes leather shorts a high fashion statement. The hot weather actually demands the removal of some clothes. To survive this torment you need to wear comfortable and loose clothes which will allow your skin to breathe and cool off.

    The leather shorts is one way to look stylish in this hot weather which will not only make you feel comfortable but will make you stand out from the crowd. Leather short paired with sexy blouse and flat shoes is the perfect summer evening attire.

    Leather shorts are versatile and can be paired with trendy tops and footwear:

    •    A perfect pair of trendy canvas shoes will make the perfect choice for leather short attire. This is the most comfortable and trendy style, but when opting for the shoe color opt for green, red or yellow as these colors will complement the summer heat. This combination will definitely enhance your appearance.

    •    Leather shorts can also be paired with the plain tees, but the latest trend of the season is the graphic tees. Select a tee that will complement you personality and a color that will complement your complexion. Simple stylish attire would be a plain white or black tee combined with black or red leather short.

    •    A perfect military style would be combining your leather shorts with a leather jacket. A military green color tee inside the jacket is the perfect combination and a dog tag as an accessory to complete the look.

    •    A comfortable short summer shirt in white color when paired with your leather shorts will definitely turn some heads.

    •    If you want to stand out from the crowd then pair your leather shorts with tight body hugging tee and combine it with boots.

    •    A perfect rock star look would be pairing your leather short with loose tee and heeled footwear, it reminds of Madonna from the 80s.

    Leather shorts are the perfect option for leather enthusiasts. The latest summer trend is back in style and is available in many colors that will complement the summer look. Leather shorts is the perfect ideal wear for hot summers.

  • Posted :   Jul 6th, 2011

    sew leather jacketAre you shocked? But this achievable and actually very simple…All you need is leather sewing machines and fine leather that will fit into the sewing compartment of your machine.

    Correct needles and a leather which is 1/8th inch thick. As thin leather is much easy to glide through and it will also not break the sewing needles. Well! You can call this article as a crash course on being a leather jacket designer.

    Just keep reading for more tips as you will lean slowly and gradually. Remember leather is a fabric which is very fashionable and it is absolutely fine if your first jacket is not very flashy. Design a simple jacket and later when you learn the art you can opt for the complicated one.

    Here are a few tips for designing leather jackets: –

    •    Leather is a fabric which will not stretch. Opt for a simple to design pattern as this is you first project do not try to design anything complicated as this will only ruin your confidence. Remember this whenever you are stitching leather even the smallest mistake can make the jacket unbearable.

    •    First cut the pieces of leather and start storing the leather pieces together at a place where you will not be confused. Get all these pieces together and start matching them up with a masking tape. It is always advisable to use a masking tape a d pinning the leather pieces will only cause holes in leather.

    •    Once you have finished designing the paper patterns put leather pieces on the paper pattern and start to cut your leather with scissors. Use sharp scissors for the task.
    •    For sewing leather on sewing machine it is always better to use a size 11 needle. These size 11 needles are much stronger than the regular size small needles. These needles are designed to sew leather and hard materials like leather and they will not break.

    •    Now add the same color matching thread to your sewing machine as the color of leather. It is always better to purchase leather sewing threads for sewing leather as these threads are much stronger and capable of keeping the pieces intact.

    •    Never force the leather to stretch and start sewing the pieces that you had cut out from the paper patterns.

    •    Add leather glue to the task before you start sewing a particular leather part. It is important that you keep your head together and be patient. Slowly and steadily you will end up designing a beautiful leather jacket.

    Designing is a leather is a very simple task provided you remain calm and patient and you will end up designing the most amazing pattern one day.

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