May we introduce an exceptional made to order opportunity! Crafted in Scotland by the esteemed Aero Leathers, this handsome Cafe Racer jacket is available for individual design in a range of leathers, liners, pockets, and hardware configurations. It's a true heirloom piece that's designed to last for decades, and our pricing for this piece is extremely competitive.
This minimal banded-collar cafe racer is designed to fit consistently with our typical Epaulet shirts and jackets. With both whole and half chest sizes, and a variance of up to 2" in both body and sleeve length, we can provide you with an entirely customized fit. Matched to jeans, chinos, or trousers, this versatile piece will quickly become a beloved staple in your wardrobe.
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To style your jacket, start with one of Aero's gorgeous full-grain leathers:
Lightweight Front Quarter Horsehide (Black or Cordovan): Soft, supple, and light, it gives a slim fit and a versatile 4-season weight
Oiled Mid-Weight Front Quarter Horsehide (Brown): A bit heavier with a soft, matte finish. The skin has great natural variations in color and tone, and will age beautifully
Horween Front Quarter Horsehide Chromexcel (Brown & Oxblood): Heavyweight and thick, with Chromexcel's famous finish and deep color The leather has pronounced grain and character, and is extremely resistant to water and stains.
Roughout (Walnut): Reversed Steerhide with a natural soft finish. It gives the ease and look of suede but the strength and thickness of a thick smooth leather. This is a great option for more refined looks and pairing with fabrics such as flannel & tweed
After that, choose your hardware color, pocket layout, and liner. Your jacket will be made expressly for you and delivered within approximately 6 to 16 weeks.
Detailed measurements are available, and we are always happy to assist customers via phone or email to achieve the best sizing.
Working with our Cafe Racer exclusive model, you'll be able to customize your leather jacket with these options:
Jacket Leather: Choose from 6 leathers
Body Length & Sleeve Length: Order our standard, or adjust length in .5" increments from dropdown menu.
Chest Pockets: Choose horizontal or slanted, 1 pocket, 2 pockets or none.
Hip Pockets: Order standard slanted pockets or none.
Zipper: Choose Talon flat zipper pull or Valden chain pull. Also, choose brass or nickel.
Liners: Choose from solid cotton or a classic Scottish tartan.
All measurements are shown in inches.
Chest is measured from the front, laid flat, from one side to the other at 1 inch below the armpit seam
Shoulder is measured from the back, laid flat, from one shoulder seam to the other
Sleeve is measured from the shoulder seam to the end of the cuff
Length is measured from the back, laid flat, from where the collar attaches to the jacket to the bottom of the tail
Please note: you must allow up to 0.5" in variance from all measurements shown. Folding and sewing thick pieces of leather can and will result in slight differences from the cut piece measurements. This is unavoidable for the initial make of the jacket, but it becomes a non-issue with a bit of wear. Each leather jacket molds to you and softens with use. Measurements change and tend to even out. Small inconsistencies tend to go away as the jacket takes on your personal shape and develops its own character.
1. All sales are final. Each piece is cut to order.
2. Delivery is scheduled approximately 6 to 16 weeks from order placement.
3. All jackets will ship to Epaulet from Aero and be inspected before shipment to you.
4. Leather availability can change on a daily basis. After you place your order, we'll immediately submit it with Southwick. If the fabric is unavailable, you will be notified and refunded within 2 working days.