Himel Bros. Leather Jacket Review

I have waited years to write a review for this jacket. It was something I always wanted to get around to reviewing, but it always seemed too special for some reason. So many people have called it my signature piece, so how can I review it? Well, I have to review it now, because I… Continue reading Himel Bros. Leather Jacket Review

The Real McCoys Horsehide A2 Leather Jacket Review

This review will be a little bittersweet. Today, I am reviewing the leather jacket that I owned for the longest period of time. Unfortunately, I have recently had to sell due to sizing issues. However, I owned it for nearly 4 years so I still want to review it.  The specific jacket in question is… Continue reading The Real McCoys Horsehide A2 Leather Jacket Review

Freewheelers Caboose Half Belt Leather Jacket Review

We are now well into winter and that means that it is jacket weather, my absolute favorite time of the year. What better way to celebrate this than by reviewing a leather jacket? Today, we will be looking at my Caboose jacket in dead leaf brown Shinki vegetable tanned horsehide from Freewheelers. I received this… Continue reading Freewheelers Caboose Half Belt Leather Jacket Review

An Interview with Ken Calder of Aero Leather

Starting Almost Vintage Style has been quite a journey so far. I have met a myriad of awesome people and have learned a lot and hopefully helped some people out along the way. Even though my articles are written for people interested in wearing high quality clothing, I must admit that the most flattering occurrences… Continue reading An Interview with Ken Calder of Aero Leather

The Top Ten Leather Jacket Brands List

Now that we have talked about why leather jackets are awesome and what to actually look for in a great one, it’s time to talk about what brands you should be looking at when buying a leather jacket. If you’re expecting any designer labels, or anything you would see on a runway or in a mall,… Continue reading The Top Ten Leather Jacket Brands List

What to Look For in a High End Leather Jacket

With the last article covering why leather jackets are so great, hopefully you are now interested in purchasing one yourself or maybe a second one if you already have one (you can check out that article here: https://almostvintagestyle.com/2018/09/14/what-makes-leather-jackets-so-special/ ). Thanks to a very fruitful discussion with my friends Rob AKA @raw.denim.ocd and Noah AKA @leatherandraw… Continue reading What to Look For in a High End Leather Jacket

What Makes Leather Jackets So Special?

Leather jackets are a strange animal in the world of raw denim, boots, and heritage menswear. They are a niche within a niche, just like engineer boots are. There are groups of people who love leather jackets and care little for other aspects of clothing, which is not usually true of denim heads. While at… Continue reading What Makes Leather Jackets So Special?

Conners Sewing Factory WWII Type I Denim Jacket Review

Unlike many in the raw denim world, I own very few denim jackets. As of right now, I own one, the very jacket that I am reviewing today. Before that, I only owned one previously in my adult life. In fact, it took me four years of wearing raw denim to buy that first raw… Continue reading Conners Sewing Factory WWII Type I Denim Jacket Review

Himel Brothers Cossack/Campus Leather Jacket Review

Over two years ago, I went to Inspiration in Los Angeles for the sole reason of trying on  Himel Brothers jackets. At the time, I was most interested in the Kensington café racer and Canuck car coat jackets. Partly as a joke, I tried on his Wolverine grizzly jacket. I expected to feel absolutely ridiculous… Continue reading Himel Brothers Cossack/Campus Leather Jacket Review

Clobber Calm Supply Co. Modified M-59 Jacket Review

The name of this blog is Almost Vintage Style. The point of stating this stupidly obvious fact is to point out that ‘almost’ is the key word of that phrase in this case. While my style is very vintage inspired, I did not own any actual vintage pieces until I purchased the item that I… Continue reading Clobber Calm Supply Co. Modified M-59 Jacket Review