The leather bomber jacket is a noble and living material, which makes it fragile. He is afraid of humidity, heat, sun, temperature variations, etc. The maintenance of a leather jacket therefore differs from the maintenance of other inert textiles.
There are several types of leather: smooth and supple leathers such as lambskin, calfskin and velvet leathers which are nubuck or suede leathers. Depending on the type of leather in your jacket, its maintenance is different.
In general, it is necessary systematically suspend the jacket on a hanger of the right dimension so as not to deform the leather. If you want to cover it, use cotton covers to let the leather breathe. You should also avoid leaving your leather bomber jacket too long in the sun as this may partly harden the leather and also irreversibly alter its color. Finally, you should never use abrasives on your leather jacket, iron it or put it in a machine.
Find out how to maintain a leather jacket to keep it in good condition.
Waterproof your leather jacket
Be sure to waterproof your bomber jacket leather regularly, and even more in the winter to protect it from the rain. Indeed, regular waterproofing is a protective layer of your jacket, otherwise it may lose some of its original color, proof that the protective layer has become too porous. It will be impossible to recover the color unless you contact a professional.
Remove stains from a leather jacket
Depending on the type of leather in your mens leather bomber jacket and the stain, stick to these tips.
If the stains are oily:
- Apply talc.
- Sprinkle and let pause for several hours so that talc earth absorb the task.
- Rub very gently and repeat the operation as many times as necessary.
- If the stains are more stubborn use gasoline F which is composed of a mixture of hydrocarbons obtained by distillation of oil and which is a very good stain remover and degreaser.