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A simple and easy access to the what and how to pertaining to leather, outerwear and any element related to style. What is genuine leather? How do you maintain your leather jacket? Lots to be learned here.

FYI- The What and How to…

How to Clean your Leather Jacket at Home. Simple.

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Many will agree that leather has rapidly made itself synonymous to a lifestyle, possessing a luxury element. Making itself accessible to all, while having a multitude of options for each gender no matter what temperament.

You have a favourite leather jacket or coat that is either relatively new or one that has been with you for a considerable amount of time. Either way, there arises a point where you need to care for and maintain this style staple and cleaning it is an important part of the routine.

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What is Top Grain Leather? How is it Different from Full Grain Leather?

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Let’s jump right into the subject without any delay. Top grain leather, apart from being common; is the second highest grade or quality of leather on the list. Contrary to its name, it is not the top or outermost section of the animal it has been taken from. This is mainly due to the top layer that is split away, leaving no visible scars, scrapes or marks that would be seen ordinarily.

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What are the Different Finishes of Genuine Leather? Answered

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Aside from the fact that genuine leather is the third kind of real leather based on type. It is available in several different ‘finishes’ resulting in different looks and feel that may throw you off, mistaking it for fake leather. Aniline and Semi Aniline, Waxed or Oil, Fully Pigmented Finish, Antique Finish or Wyper Finish, Full Grain Finish and Corrected Grain Finish to name a few common types.

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How to tell if the Leather is Genuine in 7 Simple Steps.

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Leather goods is one industry, independent and having a loyal, diverse and progressive group of consumers who look for leather pieces that they can identify with and more importantly that help enhance the look they go for.

However, in this vast field of luxury goods that are now accessible, many are caught clueless between pinpointing genuine leather from a multitude of pieces and shopping by price presuming the higher the cost the product will surely be genuine.

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