usually comes from the underside layer of the animal skin. It is one of the most popular types of leathers
as the quality of this one is different from others. The difference is mostly of the texture as suede is more velvety and the finishing differs from all other types of leather. Thin, flowy, softer leather is created by using the underside of the animal skin separated from the top. Leather is then treated with oils and waxes through complex procedures to produce the most elegant end result.
What is suede leather made of?
Suede is usually obtained from the smaller animals i.e. lamb, goat, sheep, deer or calf. Underside layer of these animals is tanned, dyed and then treated a bit more to obtain that perfect velvet, fabric-like texture. Sanding process plays a vital role in the appearance of this type of leather.
Is suede leather good quality?
Suede might differ from all other types of leather but the quality of this one is as good as the others. Most high-end products are made out of suede leather such as footwear and jackets. Because of its thin texture, it might not last as long as the cowhide
or sheep leather
as it is more vulnerable to damage but with proper care
, you can enjoy it for a long time.
Is suede leather waterproof?
Just like all other types of leather
, suede is naturally resistant to a small amount of water because of the oil and wax layers, however, it is not fully waterproof. Suede leather has a thin texture which is way too much water exposure may cause it to lose the moisture and start to crack. In order to keep your suede jacket as good as new for a long time, you should never wear it on a rainy day. If it’s absolutely necessary, apply waterproofing spray for suede on your jacket and when it comes to drying a wet suede jacket, never use a hair dryer or hang it out in the sun. let it dry naturally.
Is suede leather expensive?
As it is obtained from the animal skin which is cheaper as compared to the animal hide, the prices are lower. Which is one of the reasons why it is commonly used in jackets
, coats and shoes. Soft texture, thin layer and not as durable as other types of leather makes suede much cheaper.
What is the difference between suede and nubuck leather?
Quality, texture, tanning process, price and durability, these are the main differences between suede and nubuck
. Nubuck is more expensive as it comes from the cowhide that gives it the thicker and stronger texture. Suede, on the other hand, is obtained from animal skin and sanded on the inner layer of the skin hence it is much thinner and not as durable as nubuck.
How to clean suede leather?
Remember to use only the products that are specifically designed for suede leather such as a brush, cleaner, conditioner
and moisturizer. Use a damp cloth to clean the stains or wipe off the dust. Once dry, use the brush to fluff up the fabric. There are a number of spray suede polishes available in the market, use that every time before wearing your suede leather shoes. Apart from a cleaner, vinegar has proved to be effective for cleaning suede.
When cleaning the suede shoes, don't forget to put shoe trees in your shoes to maintain the shape.
Are suede jackets in style?
never got out of fashion since they arrived in the 1960's. Initially they were only popular among men but lately they have gained popularity among women as well. The fact that they go perfectly well with any outfit on any occasion makes a suede jacket an ideal choice for everyone. Pairing a suede jacket with suede shoes for a night out or business meeting would take your fashion statement up a notch. That pretty much answers the question if suede jackets are in style or not.
How to soften suede jacket?
To avoid stiffness
, always make sure to moisturize your suede jacket. It can be affected by extreme weather conditions which is why applying leather conditioner
every once in a while followed by a moisturizer on your jacket is recommended. To regain the velvety texture of suede, brush it in different directions to raise the nap. Try keeping your jacket in a warm place (not direct sunlight), this will help moisturizer get into the pores and soften the jacket.
Our Top Three Suede Leather Jackets
Brown Leather Suede Jacket
Stylish brown leather jacket made out of suede leather is the perfect pick for you if you like to stay ahead of fashion trends. We can safely say that it is one of those items you’ll never regret spending your money on. Standing snap tab collar along with full-length zipper till the waist will provide you with unmatchable comfort. Stitching has been done to perfection by highly skilled staff and high-quality threads have been used for that.
Beatles Brown Leather Suede Jacket
Elevate your wardrobe with this best-seller, highly comfortable and functional leather jacket. A five buttoned front closure and shirt style collar makes it a unique article in our collection. This brown Suede leather jacket is designed by a highly skilled professional and it shows in the perfect cutting and stitching. Soft, smooth and super comfortable leather of this jacket is something you should definitely get your hands on.
Black Leather Suede Jacket
Made with cowhide leather and partly with suede, this jacket comes straight out of a dream. Not only does it have a stylish drape collar bringing up the party look to the jacket but it also offers two shades of black in one outfit. The jacket is stitched well with perfection and dedication hence is guaranteed to serve you for a very long time. Contrasting silver zippers throughout the jacket is the highlight of this garment.