What Is Nubuck Leather


The top grain of the animal hide is used in the making of nubuck leather which is why it’s more durable as compared to suede. Both have a similar feel to it but the difference mostly lies in the characteristics. A number of high-end fashion brands use nubuck to produce world-class leather products. The outermost layer of calfskin is used to make nubuck jackets and bags. This is one of the main reasons behind its resistance against water and heat damage. The outer layer of the animal skin may contain some imperfections but these natural scars make it more real and give it a vintage look.

What Is The Difference Between Leather And Nubuck?

What Is The Difference Between Leather And Nubuck?
Nubuck is a type of leather that is made from the outer layer of animal hide. The top grain layer contains a number of extraordinary features including toughness that protects it from damage along with a vintage vibe. The hide is buffed and sanded after the tanning process to provide a consistent look and texture. Real leather in its natural form is more durable as compared to the Nubuck but cheaper. So the people who don't want to spend a lot on their leather jackets but are looking for an unmatchable comfort, Nubuck is perfect for them.

Is Nubuck Leather Durable?

Is Nubuck Leather Durable?
Slightly tougher and more durable than suede leather. Nubuck is pure leather, unlike bonded leather which is why the quality is high grade and lasts for a long time. However, rough, scarred and velvety outer surface is more vulnerable to damage. If treated regularly, you can enjoy it for a really long time.

How Do You Care For Nubuck Leather?

How Do You Care For Nubuck Leather?
Nubuck leather is usually used in the making of shoes hence the cleaning process is different than that of leather jackets and bags. Always make sure to clean your shoes before putting them in the closet after a long day. Remove laces before cleaning and use products that are specifically designed for leather. Use lukewarm water to rub off the dirt, then apply leather cleaner followed by a moisturizer. Nubuck generally doesn’t need to be conditioned which makes it easier to maintain. When it comes to maintaining a nubuck leather jacket, always store them at moderate room temperature and use a padded hanger to hang them.

Is Nubuck Leather Water-resistant?

Is Nubuck Leather Water-resistant?
Since nubuck is natural leather, it contains basic qualities of being water and heat resistant to some extent. This buffed down version of full-grain leather can resist a small amount of water and will not damage your jacket at all. However, if you want your nubuck jacket to be waterproof, go for waterproofing spray.

MONT5 Nubuck Leather Jacket

MONT5 Nubuck Leather Jacket

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We have picked some of the top quality Nubuck leather jackets from LJS collection. Have a look at this high neck banded collar jacket that is the perfect definition of elegance and class. This nubuck finish leather jacket with a tailored cut is such a treat for the eyes and pocket. Highly reasonable price of this jacket is another reason for you to grab it right away. Hispar is rugged and will age gracefully with years of wear so basically it is a great investment.

LJS Nubuck Leather Jacket

LJS Nubuck Leather Jacket

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Here’s another one. With this nubuck leather jacket for men , we offer a lot of uniqueness and great looks as it has a non-conventional design to make you fall for it at first sight. It’s handcrafted using the best quality leather, heavy-duty add-on and the stitching has been done to perfection. You won’t have to run to the tailor to get it fixed every once in a while like other jackets because our skilful craftsmen have used durable nylon strings.