Tag: vintage

All Norton, All The Time!

All Norton, All The Time!

Kit yourself out in both these fantastic pieces! Norton Leather was founded in the UK way back in 1898, and continues to produce top-notch pieces inspired by today’s motorcycling culture and fashion. Our Norton leather jacket is styled after a classic biker. Beautiful thick, black…

1940s Horsehide Swedish Army Dispatch set

1940s Horsehide Swedish Army Dispatch set

Circa 1948 horsehide motorcycle courier set. Made for use by the Swedish army during the Cold War, used by Dispatch riders and tank crews. Zipperless button-and-toggle closing. Wool liner. Time-machine condition — almost no condition issues. Leather is flexible and wearable. Wow. Just wow. 13434…

THE Best Ripley

THE Best Ripley

Yes, we have posted Ripleys before, but THIS ripley, is truly the finest of them all.

Tears of joy and respect have preserved this lovely piece!

From the no-longer-existing Ripleys Leathers Vancouver, this jacket has held up ridiculously well besides a pinhole in the lapel and a belt loop that needs a few stitches!

The rare details on this one make it especially desireable – unique belt buckle, metal zipper stops, half belt style and extra long arm zips – wow!

The leather is the quality expected from the brand, being ultra-thick and primo leather cuts, getting that great butter look old, quality leathers do.

Great find!

Size 42-44 – Item # 13044 – Price $279

Superb Vintage Sears Cafe Racer!

Superb Vintage Sears Cafe Racer!

Wowee Zowee! Great lookin’ vintage Sears jacket, circa 70’s! Great wear that adds just the right amount of personality to this well-styled piece! Quilted padding and great snap-back collar – so unique! Main zipper has some major wear and a few missing teeth but still…

WWII South African Sam Browne Belt!

WWII South African Sam Browne Belt!

Wowee!!!! This is an incredible piece right here, a piece of history! Authentic WWII South African Sam Browne Belt! Wonderful build, great brass hardware! Love it!

Vintage Bristol Jacket

Vintage Bristol Jacket

WOWEE!

This one has seen some times!

History all over this sweet vintage Bristol Classic Biker!

Vintage Treen Jacket!

Vintage Treen Jacket!

Great lookin’ vintage riding jacket by Treen! Lovin’ the brass hardware and check that blue leather! Scrumptious!

Cabin In The Woods Vibes

Cabin In The Woods Vibes

Neato jacket! Suede Fringe with wood buttons Moosehide, eh! For those who want to say byeee to the city and go live in the Canadiana woods – or if you got them vintagey hipster alt vibes, yo

Gorgeous Classic Biker Styling!

Gorgeous Classic Biker Styling!

Check out the styling on this jacket!

Classic Biker look with brass hardware, side laces, kidney padding, and zips in all the right places!

Really gorgeous!

Antique Chippewa Circa 1935!

Antique Chippewa Circa 1935!

Holy antiques, Batman! These are amazing! I have never seen a pair of Chippewa like these, but being from the land before time (1935) I guess I wouldn’t! Really incredible Mountain/Ski boot your great PawPaw would have used! How cool! Come on in and check…

Incredible Vintage Schott Perfecto

Incredible Vintage Schott Perfecto

Holy Moly! This is a special find! Gorgeous Vintage Schott Perfecto! Brought in by the original owner who bought it in 1988! A jacket like this needs more exclamation marks!!!! In perfect condition, well taken care of, leather looks like butter! This jacket was loved…

Crashin’ The Fashion!

Crashin’ The Fashion!

Don’t forget we have an entire back section of the shop where you can pick up unique fashion apparel!

A whole slew of different jackets, one-off customs, and vintage specials that are just waiting for  a certain someone who wants to expand their eclectic wardrobe!

Clothing from all across the spectrum that highlights just how individual people can be… cool!

Drop in and check out what we got – like this super rad leather hoodie from Ark Clothing! Most of the staff have tried this one on but alas not the right fit… but maybe for you?

Come say hey! We love company!

Vintage Harley Davidson Jackets

Vintage Harley Davidson Jackets

These two Vintage Harley Davidson Jackets just came in and wow are they beauts! Retro vibes and HD patches galore! Great condition considering they are over almost 30 years old! First up – the Mixed Material Jacket – red and cream leathers, black textile, red…

We Love Vintage Vibes!

We Love Vintage Vibes!

It’s always cool when pieces of Vancouver’s Leather History come through the shop, like this 70’s Jacket by Gastown Talk LTD. The leather is aged and thick and has the look of 100’s of untold stories from bombing around Vancouver. If vintage vibes and clothing…

Believe It Or Not – It’s a Ripleys!

Believe It Or Not – It’s a Ripleys!

OOOH! A RIPLEYS!

Out of Business local Vancouver Company – known for high quality leather that lasts and looks amazing.

This good un’ is super sweet and needs to be held in person to be truly appreciated.

Super collectible and desirable.

Come down and see it in person!

 

Heiliger Strohsack!! Vintage German Military Boots

Heiliger Strohsack!! Vintage German Military Boots

WOW! These are so rad! Vintage German Military pull-on boots with steel heel plates – much woah. Size 42.5 – 9.5 mens – 11 womens Item # 11455 Currently priced at $59 these won’t be kickin’ around long! Come drop in and check us out…

Old-School WWII Leather Bomber Flight Jacket

Old-School WWII Leather Bomber Flight Jacket

This is a rare original WW2 Leather Flight Jacket – Nice leather and brand new lining put in recently – Overall condition for a jacket this age is very nice, the leather is stiff with stories. Double pockets, horsehide. Starting at $529 and dropping. Size…

The Sales Rack is baaaaackk!

The Sales Rack is baaaaackk!

The Sales Rack is back! Come take a peek through and find “that thing you were looking for” at an **extra** friendly price!

Antique Daoust Boots

Antique Daoust Boots

We estimate these Daoust Ruf Rider (logger-style) boots as 1950s-era. Lots of signs of age; these are far from new condition (like 70 years far). The leather is (especially on the foot/ toe) dry and aged, and there is oxidation on the hardware. The original…

ABC Custom Vintage Race Jacket

ABC Custom Vintage Race Jacket

An amazing, vintage 1960’s, incredibly orange racing jacket. Talon zip, made in USA, with some very cool retro patches and stripes and whatnot. It’s a little beat up (it’s 60 years old for Pete’s sake) but it’s structurally sound and so, so cute. Size 32-36ish, as…

Vintage 1960’s Punk Jacket

Vintage 1960’s Punk Jacket

…And I do mean punk. This thing is absolutely thrashed and absolutely beautiful. A little slice of rocker history, complete with hand-painted demonic back piece, stapled-together tears, junk metal decorations, patches and pins. Beaten, stepped on, ripped and stitched back together, this jacket has a hell of a story – probably a lot of stories, mostly drunk.

NYNCO zippers and wool batting lead us to believe the jacket itself is vintage 1960’s, but I couldn’t tell you when the Anti-Flag patch was thrown on. Either way, this piece was carefully crafted and clearly well-loved. Now it needs a new home. And maybe a few studs or spikes? That’s up to you.

Men’s size Small, Item #11011, $219.

 

(Special thanks to our friend Willa, who did a little modelling for us today!)

 

Superhero Twin Retro Racing Suits

Superhero Twin Retro Racing Suits

You read that correctly… we have two of these. Two. From different consignors. Long-lost twins! A seriously bold Barney purple/Easter yellow colour scheme for some seriously bold stuntin’. Admittedly this isn’t what you’d call a subtle look, I wouldn’t be surprised if you could spot…

Are you too big for these britches?

Are you too big for these britches?

Okay, people. These here vintage britches (try saying that three times fast) have a patina of age, a patina of wear, and a patina of mystery. Despite their age, which is apparent from every angle, the leather is still soft, thick, flexible, and wearable. You’ll be…

If you turned a teddy bear into a jacket, it’d probably look a little something like this

If you turned a teddy bear into a jacket, it’d probably look a little something like this

These two were dropped off today: the biggest, fluffiest, warmest, coziest shearling pilot jackets! It’s like someone skinned an enormous teddy bear. You could curl right up in one of these and take a nap. Not to mention they’re gorgeous.

Left (lighter tan) is an extra long Men’s XXL, right (darker brown) is a Men’s XL.

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This Vintage Belstaff jacket just turned 35 years old…

This Vintage Belstaff jacket just turned 35 years old…

Vintage 1980’s Belstaff weatherproof four pocket motorcycle jacket in fair-for-its-age vintage condition. Hi-vis safety orange and black nylon cordura textile (not the waxed cotton / oilskin of yesteryear). All brass hardware, snaps and zips present and working. Includes original belt ( a rare find). Some…