Introducing Vegetable Tanned Leather

1st March 2019

2019 sees the re-introduction of our vegetable tanned leather jackets.

Vegetable Tanned Leather Coat Vegetable Tanned Leather Coat

What is vegetable tanned leather?

Vegetable tanning is a process that has been around for hundreds of years and is one of the oldest methods used to tan hides. It’s traditional, artisanal and a thorough process, as it can take months to complete. The process utilises tannic acids naturally found in plants, tree bark and other natural elements and begins by immersing the hides in natural tannins to become leather. It creates the most natural feeling leather and will develop a more organic look that will gain more character over time.

What are the benefits of vegetable tanning?

  • It creates leather of high durability and strength which is far more efficient than some synthetic materials
  • Vegetable tanned leather can last an entire lifetime and is bio-degradable, so is not harmful to the environment when no longer used
  • It is a natural process from an eco-sustainable industry
  • Creates individual and unique leather pieces where no two hides are exactly the same
  • The leather produced has remarkable anti-ageing qualities whereby it develops its own ‘patina’, unique to the owner.

Our vegetable tanned leather jackets:

Torver

Meet Torver; expertly crafted in soft touch vegetable tanned aniline leather, it has a traditional field jacket design. Complete with numerous features including a hidden zip and press stud fastening to protect you from the elements, shoulder and elbow stitching to offer contrasting detail and a buckle collar for a youthful edge. A timeless jacket that will complement all men.

 

Vegetable Tanned Leather Coat Torver Leather Coat in Cognac

 

Orton

Orton is a practical dark brown leather coat with zip out padded gilet; well equipped to protect you from colder temperatures. Remove the gilet for a cooler jacket, or simply wear the gilet as a sole outerwear layer for a lightweight option. Complete with a wind guard with hidden zip and press stud fastening, Orton will keep you protected from all elements.

 

vegetable tanned leather coat Orton Leather Coat in Dark Brown

Thursby

The Thursby leather jacket has numerous features synonymous to an authentic biker style. Thursby is lovingly crafted from UK sourced, vegetable tanned aniline leather for an individual piece with remarkable anti-aging qualities. Due to the nature of veg tanned leather, each jacket will change its colour variation and patina over time, which only adds to the Thursby’s unique, natural leather look and character. A perfect go-to outerwear option for all occasions.

thursby Thursby Leather Biker Jacket

Which is your favourite?

 

 

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