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Vintage vs. New:  How To Pick Out a Jacket

Vintage vs. New: How To Pick Out a Jacket

Everyday I speak to potential buyers of leather jackets.  The two most common inquiries by buyers relate to sizing and whether to buy a vintage jacket or a new one.  The answers would seem obvious to both questions, but this is not the case.  Firstly sizing is about the most difficult issue when dealing with […]

Score: Tapper … Updated Photos

Score: Tapper … Updated Photos

Sitting in my office today I spent the morning with my sewing machine mechanic Henry.  Henry is a tinkering genius.  He immigrated from Poland to South Africa, and then to Canada.  Henry is one of the last of of his kind here in Toronto; he can fix a Reece button hole machine!.  As Henry puts […]

Score Sportswear and The Tapper: Developing New Models

Score Sportswear and The Tapper: Developing New Models

Part of the fun of starting this “heritage” project is developing new ideas for leather jackets.  I am very committed to having a solid concept behind every single design that I do.  A huge part of that philosophy is applying the knowledge and history that I have accumulated into the creation of a jacket.  Each […]

Himel Brothers Vintage Leather