Category Archives: Horsehide
‘Cafe Racer’ jackets vary hugely in design, deceptively so. At a glance they might look pretty similar, after all they’r all simple slim fitting jackets with two chest pockets and a stand collar, how different can they really be? To … Continue reading
Cafe Racer Jackets #2 Himel Brothers Kensington Racing Shirt 1949, and the dilemma of you get what you pay for.
A double post today, and it’s a bit of a cheat really since this is both one of the best Cafe Racer Jackets ever produced and its also one of those items that I truly covet. Presenting the Kensington Racing Shirt … Continue reading
One of the most iconic designs of leather jacket ever produced, the ‘cafe racer’ conjures up images of the Ton-up boys, greasy spoon cafes and modified Brit bikes. Cafe culture has seen a resurgence in the past few years and along with custom bike … Continue reading
Apparel of Desire, lists items that I covet and hope (probably in vain) to own one day. First up is the Chaparral Blouse from the legend that is Mister Freedom: Slim fitting mid century silhouette that combines both half belt and … Continue reading