Posts Tagged ‘ motorcycle ’

sid mashburn moto jacket

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i need a new leather jacket.  i’m currently selling my old one on ebay (long story).  this motorcycle jacket from sid mashburn is the perfect candidate to replace the other one.  the write-up on sid’s website said they were tired of searching for the “perfect” leather jacket, so they made their own.  it’s brown cowhide (obviously) rather than black which means it goes with more things in your closet.  it’s also slim fit with no chest pockets to give it more of a tailored look.  i like it.  i just need the old jacket to go ahead and sell so i can jump on this one before they sell out (it’s a limited run).

perfecto brand by schott spring 2011

schott makes two of my favorite jackets ever – the pea coat and the one star perfecto motorcycle jacket (613).  under the creative direction of greg chapman, they’re releasing the first line of the “perfecto brand” to focus on customers with more refined taste that understand and appreciate the history and construction of the garments.  here are a few of my favorite pieces from the perfecto brand:

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style icon: paul newman

i couldn’t decide whether or not to call paul newman a style icon or the coolest guy that ever walked the face of the planet.  newman made casual cool.  i’m not talking oversized sweat pants and hoodies.  i’m talking about fitted jeans and t-shirts.  newman was comfortable in his own skin and probably didn’t think too much about what he looked like to other people.  confidence is king when it comes to style and newman had it.

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