Friday, December 10, 2010

Combining Comfort and Masculine Style with Shearling Jackets

Shearling coats and jackets for men don’t always have to be formal and, certainly, not old-fashioned. With the rise of a classic aesthetic that plays with texture, shearling can be a great way to go not only for winter outerwear, but for pieces that can be worn during fall and spring.

As compared to the glossy, rock star attitude that comes with leather, sheepskin has a suede finish, promising a rustic, laid-back feel. Some might even call it romantic and inviting, thanks to its plush texture. Even so, there are some jackets that strike the balance between gloss and plush comfort. Some are given an edge with leather accents or an all-out Napa finish while retaining the plush texture of the sheared wool lining.

Of course, the key to perfect shearling jackets is all in the fit and the quality of pelts used to make them. While the material alone exudes luxury, comfort and romantic warmth, a perfect fit brings out the jacket’s masculine style.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Merino Shearling: Coats for Cool Weather

While shearling coats may be seen as only wintertime wear, what some don’t see is the way the material can adapt and still be comfortable in warmer weather. In fact, when it comes to moisture retention, wool has this ability to either retain or wick it away, making any sheepskin garment comfortable during fall and spring.

Merino shearling is a perfect selection for its smooth, suede exterior and plush, velvety interior because with the short sheared wool on the inside, the coat wouldn’t look out of place when worn in times other than winter. The quality of the Merino’s finish also gives it a lightweight look and feel which still warm the body well in winter while doubling as a formal coat to wear when the occasion calls for it.

With that kind of wearable quality, shearling coats are definitely a must-have investment for anyone who likes the balance of comfort and opulent style.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Finding an Investment in Tailor-made Shearling Jackets

Those who know the importance of having at least one high-end item in a wardrobe might want to look into tailor-made shearling jackets as a definite investment piece. While fur coats serve the same purpose of keeping one warm during winter, shearling outerwear is a more humane alternative which doesn’t sacrifice the luxurious feel of pelt against skin.

Another reason why shearling coats and jackets make good investment pieces is in the way the wool regulates moisture. Depending on the humidity, the wool on the pelt can either wick away moisture or retain it. This makes it perfect not only for winter wear but also for autumn and spring.

Tailor-made shearling jackets have that added benefit of giving the body a snug fit to suit one’s height and size. By fitting snugly on the body, the jacket is able to keep one perfectly warm and comfortable. This perfect fit is essential in a luxurious investment piece, making it all the more worth its price.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Luxurious Shearling Coats as an Alternative to Fur

While fur is seen around the world as a luxurious way to keep warm during colder months, shearling coats can serve as a more humane alternative. Usually, fur clothing draws from animals farmed and bred for the material alone, which is why it gained so much attention from animal rights groups. On the other hand sheepskin shearling is a by-product from the sheep farmed for mutton.

When processed into a complete garment, shearling clothes have a special quality that fur clothing can’t offer. Wool fibers can either wick away moisture or retain it depending on the humidity. So, while shearling keeps the body comfortably warm for the winter, it could also be worn for spring and autumn.

Getting tailor-made shearling coats can be a great investment for their flexibility and luxurious appearance. As opposed to taking the material from an animal in the wild, shearling merely makes use of materials that would have otherwise gone to waste.

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