The first people to wear leather as clothing were Egyptian women during the time of the Roman Empire. Today, every woman with means and good tastes owns a smooth leather bag, a sophisticated pair of leather boots, and sheik leather jacket. But leather is an essential product for fashionable men as well. In fact, men led the way in turning leather into a fashion trend. During World War II, General Patton’s leather aviator jacket sparked a global interest in leather. The same is true for the black leather jacket James Dean wore in the 1950s.
Plenty of high-end clothing stores have leather for sale for men. Here are five leather products that every man needs in his wardrobe:
1. Leather Shoes
Leather lends itself very well to men’s shoes. Men can get boots, loafers, Oxfords, or simple dr
Dating back to the Roman Empire, fine leather goods and products have been in wide use. From its humble beginnings as sails on boats to tents, furniture, body armor, and weapons, and ultimately into the wardrobes of the most fashionable of Egyptian women, leather has had a long and varied role in mankind’s history. Today, it makes up four items in the average consumers outfit at any given time.
If you’ve ever shopped for fine leather goods, you’ve probably asked yourself at one point or other if what you were holding was top quality leather or an imitation knockoff. Perhaps you’ve seen those stamped brands – - genuine leather, top-grain leather, or full-grain leather – - inside your bags or on the