Category Archives: Leather Jackets
Time for another iconic Cafe Racer Jacket. This time; Brimaco. Brimaco jackets have had a lot of screen time in recent years, appearing in several films and T.V programs, from Joshua Jacksons “One Week” (worth seeing) to Jamie bell in “Jumper” … Continue reading
‘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
Revivalist groups are prevalent in Japan – versions of every 20th century western youth subculture, from punks to teddy boys, from rockabilly to mods, and of course the ton-up/ cafe-racers. But does a collection of iconic elements really make a … 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