Leather coats are very popular items of clothing among men and women of all ages throughout most parts of the world. Leather coats have a romantic appeal about them and are ideal coats for people who have refined tastes in fashion wear. Leather coats are worn by people as casual wear, fashion wear and sometimes as work wear. Because leather coats have a very good resistance to wind and to abrasions they are commonly worn by people who work in the cold outdoors, by military personnel, by police officers, by motorcycle riders, and by ranch and farm hands, etc.
There are many types of leather in the world as many different animals may be used to produce the material. However, leather coats are generally made out of supple and soft lambskin or out of tough cowhide. They are also available with fleece lining for wear in cold climates. The coats often have a lining of wool and linen for added comfort. The front flaps usually have strong zippers or metal or snap buttons and have ample and roomy pockets. Inside pockets are also provided in most leather coats. In some coats, the collars and cuffs are lined with fleece.
Leather coats are available in a wide variety of sizes and come in a range of colors such as: black, tan, green, brown, beige, white, red, blue, and yellow, etc. Suitable braids and trimmings are also provided to give the wearer a dashing look. The coats are also available in a variety of styles such as short coats and long coats. Some of the long models of leather coats also come with a leather waist belt attached.
Leather coats are sold off of the rack at many stores however some people like to have their leather coats custom designed and made. If you do wear a leather coat as a part of your work wear make sure that it doesn't inhibit your movements as that may affect your ability to perform your job.
Leather coats are designed to keep people warm in cold weather and they have also become cult symbols around the world. The coats can be expensive and it's a good idea to take good care of them and treat them with leather treatment products if needed.