Festival Season – Your Ultimate Luggage Guide

Festival season is around the corner, and so is Summer! So whether you’re preparing to spend five days in a crowded field, trudging through the mud to watch your favourite artists to perform in all sorts of weather (hopefully sunny and warm), or perhaps you’re planning your first, second, third time trip to enjoy the…

A Leather-Loving Wedding Ceremony

Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Henderson who got marred on the 6th April! We’re proud to say that we had the opportunity to be a part of your ceremony- perhaps not in reality, but through the beautiful leather jacket that we made to make sure that your wedding was exactly what you wanted it to…

The Custom ‘Lincoln Brigade Jacket’ – A Customer’s Testimonial

My “Lincoln Brigade Jacket” – by Wested Leather Leather jackets of the 1930s are iconic, especially those worn by the volunteers of the International Brigade, who rallied to the cause of anti-Fascism and the Republic during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). It has been a long-cherished ambition of mine to have a copy made of…

Tailoring: How do you actually make your jackets?

“So, as simple as you can, how do you actually make a jacket?” First we catch a mythical creature seen in Alice in Wonderland… It is known as the Jabberwocky, Here is a jabberwocky made jacket in it’s prime, just before it turns brown or black: Jabberwockies were created when Chewy and one of the…

The battle of the Standards: Raiders vs Crusade

Round two in the world of jacket vs jacket DING DING DING In one corner we have the heavy weight (or light weight if you’re ordering lamb) RAIDERS jacket! In the other corner we have… wait isn’t that the same jacket but with studs? It’s not. It’s a Crusade. …But if we had a pound…

The Emotional Experience of Leather Jacket Buying

Here we go again, the useful Wested blog you all know and love! Originally we were going to April Fool’s you all and post something like this: But the boss was all like “YOU’RE GOING TO GIVE THEM A HEART ATTACK”… …Plus we have a couple of regular visitors on our social media so we’d…

The Most Frequently Asked Questions

We get it. It’s confusing ordering a leather jacket. So many options… So many measurements… Do you want top grain? What on earth is top grain? Can’t we just all be happy, simple, leather jacket owning people? So we’re going to run over a couple of frequently asked questions; a.k.a FAQs. A lot of them…

The Hero Vs The Standard : Raiders Edition

“There are two rules for success; 1) Never tell anyone everything” So with that being said, guess what we’re going to do? Keep some secrets. Don’t want our designs leaked after all! Some people have been anticipating a post like this since we reintroduce the Raiders Hero into the Indiana Jones collection, some people are…

What leather jacket is my leather jacket?!

Welcome to our first blog, Hurrah! You’ll be treated to new jacket designs, the long awaited Indiana Jones jacket comparison, some 3D rotating images (getting all technical on you) and much much more. Have faith, we will succeed in blogging! BUT first, we’re here to address a question. Some may think it’s important, some may…