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 wanting to put them on …

Frye Engineer Boots

These Frye boots have been around the block. They’ve been around, like, a few hundred thousand blocks. They’re what you’d call “weathered” or, for the less tactful among us, “thrashed to hell”. These boots were made for walking, and walk they did… and run… and jump… and possibly skydive? They’ve …

Simmons Bilt : Patina You Can Hang on a Gallery Wall

Simmons Bilt of Scotland is all about making the holy grail leather jacket — the one you’ll own forever and remember for even longer. Something that is a precious item: wearable art. This is a contemporary jacket, model “The Fortune Hunter”, modeled after the explorer’s jackets of the 1930s and …

Exotic Leathers in Search of a Rock Star

Now, I myself came of age in the late 1970s and early 80s, and it’s important to note that, because you’ll understand what’s in my mind when I look at this jacket. I wonder what David Lee Roth is doin’, you know? I think, Robert Plant would have arm-wrestled David …