It is important to note that while leather jackets have won the hearts of people, they are oftentimes exceedingly expensive and it can be quite a struggle to store leather in your home considering one’s lifestyle and the weather conditions in UK. So to make life easier for you and your leather jacket, we have offered 4 best ways in which you can store these jackets to make them look as new as they were on their first day.
1. Store the leather jackets in your suitcases
The best and easiest way to prevent your leather from wearing out is to zip it in your suitcase. When you are not travelling to your favorite winter destination, you can put your leather delights in a wide suitcase and slide it under your bed. Leather is a thick-layered fabric and it needs room to breathe, thus it is advised that it should be placed either in a wooden exterior or a fabric so that it does not lose its invigorating shine and newness.
2. Keep your leather away from sunlight and water (they are not plants!)
Both sunlight and water can damage your snazzy leather jackets. Women if you truly admire the immaculate vampire-like black leather on yourselves please do not let the sun shine on them. Sunlight can drastically change the color of the leather to a dull brown or dirty grey. It is a relief in this sense then that UK is not home to plenty of sunny days!
It is strictly advised that your leather must not come in contact with water. Dampness and humidity can cause your leather to shrink, it can also become perturbingly creased and you know that just takes away the essence of leather jackets. So if you do not want to get trapped in a Ross-stuck-in-the-bathroom situation (hint: Friends) you must store your leather buddies in cool, dry cupboards.
3. Don’t forget to condition the leather jackets every few months
If climate conditions are not in your favor for a long period of time then it is advisable that to keep your leather as good as new, you should indulge in frequent conditioning and cleaning of it. Just like ones skin, leather also needs to be hydrated in order to breathe and prevent itself from shrinking or cracking.
There are many affordable conditioners that can be used for this task. However, according to “Bob Vila” there are easy home remedies that can be employed in the conditioning of your leather jacket. For instance, soaking a cloth in a blend of luke-warm water, liquid soap and vinegar and wiping it on your leather jacket can work wonders!
4. Use Wide Wooden Hangers
Another economical and effective way to prevent your leather from damage is to hang your chic leather jackets on a wide wooden hanger. Wooden hangers may be easily available at your home if you often send your other formal clothes for dry-cleaning. Make sure to keep the jackets away from other clothes in your wardrobe. In fact, you can allocate a separate portion in the closet for your leather jackets where you can hang them on a wooden hanger and separate each of your fashionable leather delight with an acid-free paper sheet.
Here’s a secret:
For a long-lasting relationship with your trendy leather jackets, invest in Modora’s black notched collar faux-leather jacket. Of course, you have to follow all the ways mentioned above to store this jacket but the plus-point is that you can buy this.