Suede Leather Jackets

Nothing says classic in winter apparel as suede leather jackets. Even if its just cheap leather jackets or the less conventional hooded leather jacket, coats of its kind remain as a status symbol and have kept their popularity, even in other seasons. It has even shifted from being the exclusive mens leather jacket and now also features tailored versions for women. While the black leather jacket is the most commonly known of its kind, suede leather jackets is not too far behind it in terms of popularity.

Suede is actually a type of leather with a napped finish, which simply means that its surface is raised to appear and/or feel fuzzy to the touch. Unlike other kinds of leather, suede does not include the tough exterior skin of the hide and the unfinished side is turned up, giving it a soft texture but also makes it less durable than its counterparts. That is why owners of suede leather jackets need to be extra careful in handling and wearing these.

A Few Issues You Might Have with Suede Leather Jackets:

Suede Leather Jackets

A problem with leather jackets is that dirt adheres to these quickly. Suede leather jackets in particular are sensitive to moisture. Humidity can damage it badly, and that is why it is highly recommended to keep it in a cool, dry place when not in use. Small drops of water can leave stains to it if not handled quickly. Owners of suede jackets should immediately take steps to pat off the moisture when it becomes wet so as to prevent any lasting harm to it. The same goes for stains on it. If not handled immediately, the jackets may end up discolored.

Suede leather jackets, when not cleaned regularly, will a shorter life span. It is highly recommended to bring these jackets to professional cleaners when they become dirty. However, it is also possible to wash them at home, as long as the owners take particular care in cleaning them. It is possible to damage suede leather while trying to wash it. So do not, in any way, use regular detergent  to clean it. Suede leather cleaner is available for the sole purpose of cleaning suede leather. Home treatments might also be used, but again, great care must be taken because of the fabrics sensitivity.

Suede Leather Jackets Alternatives:


For the animal lovers out there, faux/synthetic versions of suede leather jackets are also available in the market. These suede leather jackets are more durable and less pricey than the ones made from animal hides.