A Leather Nehru Jacket – fit for a Bond Villain

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This leather Nehru jacket is one I loved creating. 

I call it SPECTRE, for James Bond’s global adversary in the quest for World Domination…

I mean who wouldn’t want to take over the world in this jacket?

Face it, somehow the villains always look the coolest.  The best tailoring, the sharpest style.  It’s why we’ve all emulated them all for years.  Besides, edgeless gets very boring, very quickly.

This dangerously detailed Nehru Jacket, is finely tailored in a foreboding ( yet deceptively fine & very light weight) matte black lambskin. It’s an authoritative silhouette that can go elegant or undercover. Very Dr. No, no?

This leather Nehru jacket has the semi-relaxed fit the client requested, and I could easily see this style further tailored and more fitted on the client who goes for a more body conscious fit.

It also features unique cuff detailing, a clean completely hidden front closure and multiple interior pockets.

As far as leather jackets go this is one of the most versatile shapes you could think of.

Contrary to conventional thought, the Nehru collar on this leather jacket can easily transition from a casual to a more formal look depending on how you style it. 

One day I’d love to do a version of this leather Nehru Jacket in Baby alligator. 

How regal would that be?  It would truly be a leather jacket fit for a prince – exceedingly rare & priced accordingly…

Our American Alligator is custom dyed to order and finished for us in upstate NY,  using the same artisan techniques that Hermes’  has become know for, where each skin is hand dyed & then buffed with an agate to achieve the desired finish.  Hermes has been moving away from this couture “Agate” finish to a production oriented sprayed finish,  reserving this very skill and  labor intensive technique only for their rarest skins and bags,  because of the difficulty of finding the skilled hands (and eyes) needed.

Because all of our work is  bespoke, or 100% custom made,  there are endless options possible as far as both style and the choice of leather for every commissioned project we create –  and you don’t have to be royalty or even a villain , as our custom designed, fit and hand-tailored jackets start at $5000.00. 

You can see more of our bespoke leather wear here.

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