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The four Denver leather jackets every woman should own


June 19, 2019

There are so many leather jacket styles that you can own, and each has its own functionality and benefits. After some wear, each leather jacket develops its own unique character, and creates a unique look. Here are four Denver leather jackets we recommend every woman should own, and why! 

The Motorcycle Jacket
Classic, chic, and timeless, the motorcycle leather jacket is a must have in any closet. Designed for functionality, the Motorcycle Jacket is perfect for those looking for a simple jacket to layer your favorite sweater or blouse with. Often in neutral colors, the Motorcycle Jacket is perfect for those who would like an easy way to dress-up their outfit of the day without going too over the top.The Motorcycle Jacket is a great jacket to start with for those who are looking for a low-maintenance buy.

The Bomber Jacket
Bomber jackets are the perfect jacket for a fitted look. With tapered sleeves, the jacket naturally tapers in at the waist making it a flattering choice for all body types! Bomber Jackets are perfect for staying warm, and the ideal choice for someone who would like to go a step above the classic Motorcycle Jacket. The Bomber Jacket is the perfect way to elevate your style with minimal effort.

The Biker Jacket
Looking for a bold statement? Biker jackets are often edgier with bright colors, unique designs and embellishments that really pop. The Biker Jacket is perfect for a night out on the town, or for a casual look out with friends. While many Biker Jackets will already have the necessary embellishments, but you are welcome to add new embellishments or trinkets to help add some flair to the Biker Jacket.     

Fur-Trimmed Leather Jacket
This one is a unique one that is going to be perfect for a cold winter night or a more formal affair. Fur-trimmed leather jackets do tend to require a little extra care, so be sure to contact your Denver leather jacket store before purchasing. We are always here to help you with your Denver leather jacket care - including those that have fur incorporated.

If you need help purchasing a leather jacket, or caring for the leather jacket(s) you currently own, give our team a call. Our leather jacket repair team is top notch, and ready to help you get your investment back to where it should be. Get started by booking an appointment with us, we are here to give you the perfect Denver leather jacket purchasing experience. Our experts can help guide you through the leather jacket process, from purchasing to day to day leather jacket care we can help you. 
 
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Easy cleaning tips for your Denver leather jackets


June 12, 2019

You’ve purchased your Denver leather jacket, but keeping the jacket clean and well taken care of is important - afterall it is an investment. When looking for a general clean, get a clean, damp cloth and lightly rub it over your leather jacket. When you are finished wiping down the jacket with a wet cloth - take a clean, dry cloth and dry off your leather. There are some things that might require additional attention, such as stains and other abnormalities. These are a few of our DIY remedies that can assist in removing these pesky stains. 

No matter what remedy you try to use, it’s important to remember as you test out your own cleaning solutions to test it out on a small portion of leather and consult with your Denver leather jacket store before you start putting cleaning material on your leather jacket. When testing a small area, be sure it’s an area that is not going to be seen - so maybe a small corner on the inside of your sleeve. Always use your best judgement when testing out DIY cleaning solutions. Each and every leather jacket is unique and can react differently. 

Toothpaste
When using toothpaste, do not use a gel toothpaste - instead grab a paste. Once you grab a paste, apply a small amount to the stain and rub gently with a soft cloth until the stain lifts and disappears. As you are gently rubbing the stain, be careful not to scrub. Scrubbing the stain can scratch or discolor the leather. When the stain has lifted, take a damp cloth and wipe the freshly cleaned area. 

Nail Polish Remover
Nail polish remover is helpful when removing ink stains or scuff marks on the leather jacket. When handling an ink or scuff mark, it’s important to blot to stain and not rub it - as it could ultimately spread. Also use a cotton swab that has been lightly dipped in nail polish remover so you avoid saturating the leather. Once that stain has been removed, grab the damp cloth and wipe down the area that you have freshly cleaned. 

Baking Soda
When it comes to oil and grease stains, gently sprinkle baking soda on the stain and rub gently with a clean damp cloth. While it’s best to let the stain sit overnight, remember to test wet baking soda sitting overnight on a small section of your leather jacket hidden from view. It’s always best to be careful! 

Rubbing Alcohol 
If you have mold growing on your leather jacket, you’ll need to mix one part rubbing alcohol and one part water. Damped a cloth with this solution, and then gently wipe your leather jacket down to help remove any mold and mildew. This cleaning process is two steps, once you clean the jacket with a damp cloth and the jacket is clean - apply a leather conditioner to keep the jacket from cracking.

If you need help caring for your leather jacket, or purchasing a new one contact us, we are here to help. Get started by booking an appointment with us, we are here to give you the perfect Denver leather jacket purchasing experience. Our experts can help guide you through the leather jacket process, from purchasing to day to day leather jacket care we can help you. 
 
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What to ask when looking for Denver leather repair assistance


June 5, 2019

It’s important to care for your Denver leather jacket to the best of your ability, afterall it is an investment. After a few months, or even years, of wearing you might notice some imperfections begin to develop with your leather jacket - maybe even some tears. Fortunately, leather jackets can be repaired and we at Jonval are here to help. However, no matter where you go there are some questions you should ask before settling on your leather repair technician

What are your qualifications? Do you have any recommendations? 
Chances are if you’ve found your leather repair technician online there might be some additional information available in terms of qualifications and recommendations. If you have not seen any of this information, don’t be afraid to ask in your discovery phase. This is your chance to ask the questions you need to prior to committing. 

Are estimates accurate? 
When you take your leather jacket in to a repair shop for an estimate, it’s important to ask if the quote provided will be the price you pay. Sometimes repairing leather takes more time than anticipated, and might even have a few additional hiccups. Make sure that the technician you visit won’t overcharge you and sticks to what they’ve given you. 

How will you protect my leather during repair? 
Hopefully your leather repair is minor and doesn’t require significant altercations. When a technician is fixing an area of leather, how is it being protected? Are they placing large amounts of water on the leather? Is it protected from additional chemicals in the surrounding area or chemicals that might be used on small sections of the jacket? It’s essential to ensure that while your leather imperfections are being repaired that new ones aren’t created. 

Should I do anything different after repair? 
This is an important question. Typically, you won’t have to treat your leather jacket any differently after a repair. If the technician tells you differently, you might want to probe a little further into why they are telling you that and what you should expect after any repairs.

Do you offer any additional support or guarantees?
You should ask if your leather technician offers any additional support or guarantees post-repair. Not only will this help you learn a little more about your technician, but it’ll also help you narrow down your technicians. Additional support after your repair can make it easier to maintain a high quality of leather and help you to protect your investment.

If you need help caring for your leather jacket, or purchasing a new one we are here to help. Our leather jacket repair team is top notch, and ready to help you get your investment back to where it should be. Get started by booking an appointment with us, we are here to give you the perfect Denver leather jacket purchasing experience. Our experts can help guide you through the leather jacket process, from purchasing to day to day leather jacket care we can help you. 
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How to care for your Denver leather jacket


May 29, 2019

So you’ve purchased your leather jacket...now what? It’s important to care for your Denver leather jacket to the best of your ability, afterall it is an investment. While there are some common sense things you already know not to do, these are the six things you should be doing to help keep your leather jacket in top shape.

Seal It
Your first step in caring for your leather jacket will be to seal it with a waterproof sealant. Waterproof sealants will help keep the jacket from staining, and keep water from damaging your leather jacket permanently. Leather as a material is prone to staining, which is why using a waterproof sealant should be at the top of your to do list.

Day to Day Care
Day to day leather care is relatively simple! The first step is wiping your jacket off with a clean, slightly damp cloth. Make sure that the damp cloth has been completely wrung out to keep a large amount of water from damaging your jacket. Wiping down your jacket will keep dirt and stains from staying on your leather jacket. 

Cleaning
When it comes to cleaning your leather jacket, further than just a wipe down, you will need to purchase specific leather jacket cleaner. When purchasing leather cleaners, you’ll be able to removing stains as they appear without damaging your investment. If after using a leather jacket cleaner you are unable to remove the stain, you will need to have your jacket treated and looked at by a professional. We recommend getting your jacket cleaned professionally at least once a month. 

Conditioning 
When purchasing your leather jacket, ask your leather store about purchasing a conditioner. Using a leather conditioning helps to protect your jacket from the elements, and keeps it from drying out. 

Polish
Polishing your jacket can help give it a nice shine - as long as the leather isn’t cracked or damaged at the time of application. Leather polish can also affected the leather jacket negatively, so check with your Denver leather jacket store before applying any polish to your jacket. 

Hanging Your Jacket
Storing your leather jacket is almost as important as proper care and cleaning. When storing your jacket, it should be hanging to avoid any wrinkles and should be hung on a wide padded hanger. Never store your leather jacket in a chest, and don’t fold it. Creasing your jacket can cause more harm to your jacket than good, so always keep that in mind when looking for ways to store! It’s important that your leather jacket also not be hanging in direct sunlight, and is kept somewhere dry and cool as well.

If you need help caring for your leather jacket, or purchasing a new one. Get started by booking an appointment with us, we are here to give you the perfect Denver leather jacket purchasing experience. Our experts can help guide you through the leather jacket process, from purchasing to day to day leather jacket care we can help you. 
 
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The most important things you should know about Denver leather jackets


May 22, 2019

No matter whether you are looking for a new leather jacket or are looking for one to add to your collection Jonval Leather and Fur is here to help. A leather jacket is a unique and exciting purchase, and we can ensure that purchasing your leather jacket is an enjoyable experience. But what do you really know about leather jackets? We’ve compiled some of the most important, and fun facts you need to know about leather jackets. 

The Material
Not all leather jackets are made of cowhide, there are many leather jackets that are made from different materials such as deer, antelope, and sheep. The benefit is that all of these hides have the ability to be durable and breathable, but most of all over time they become even more soft and comfortable. Most of the time, no matter what leather you get and where you live the leather jacket will be breathable and flexible enough to adjust to your body - making your leather more comfortable over time. 

The Variety 
Leather comes in all different colors - from black, brown, and grey to brighter colors you can really find something for everyone. The color of dyed leather can be long lasting, but after time you might need to have it restored after some time. Lucky for you, we have leather restoration services here at Jonval! 

The History
Did you know that leather has been popular since 3000 BC., in fact leather used to be worn by ancient Egyptian women and has even been used as wallpaper? Leather has been a popular commodity for centuries - making it essential in your wardrobe.

Where…? 
Leather is popular all over the world, but it is one of Italy’s biggest exports. In fact, Italy is second in the world when it comes to exporting leather, and leather clothing. Something else to know, is that leather’s texture changes in different locations. So where you buy, and where you wear your leather is important in determining the longevity and comfortability of your Denver leather jacket.

The Popularity
The leather industry is more profitable than you might think - in fact the leather industry has an annual revenue of over $53 billion. Leather sales even exceed rice, coffee, tea, and rubber annually - that’s a lot of leather! It’s suggested that the average consumer is wearing more than four pieces of leather at any time.Think about it, your leather, belt, shoes, and oftentimes watch strap are all made of leather.

Purchasing a leather jacket, whether it be your first jacket or another one to add to your collection, is always an exciting investment. If you are looking for a new leather jacket, be sure to contact us - we are always here to help! You can get started by booking an appointment with us, and remember that we are always here to help guide you through the purchasing process. We are also here to support you after your purchase with leather care, maintenance and repairs. 
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