Made with a nylon shell, this bomber, which comes in four different colors, has a textured matte finish to it that helps it stand out when wearing with denim or a pair of chinos.
New A-2 leather jackets were issued to pilots and remain a part of the pilot uniform. Fashion has frequently copied the A-2 and other styles like it in either leather or fabric. For most people who enjoy these jackets, getting their hands on a real A-2 is a main goal. You can occasionally find these in thrift stores, and now eBay is the common place to look for them.
You should note that you may not be getting a real A-2 bomber jacket, but instead one of those made for non-pilots in England or America. Don't forget, ladies, you can look really good in a bomber jacket too. A nice lambskin bomber jacket can look lovely, yet a little tough, on a woman's body, and the good thing about a bomber jacket is that it looks good on both short and tall women. The only thing you have to remember if you're buying a bomber jacket as a tall woman is to make sure you get one that's long enough.
It just looks silly if you get a normal length bomber jacket, because it can look like the jacket is cropped, if you're particularly tall. The same thing applies for shorter women. If you are shorter, then try to get a shorter jacket , and one that's a little more fitted. Quilted bomber jackets can make even skinny girls look a little poofy, so keep that in mind too.
But on the whole, the bomber jacket is a great fashion statement for both men and women, and with shearling being so in this season, it's a great choice for this winter. Of course, it's not one of the originals, but still, I think it gives him a certain pilot-y cool.
And I think he's happy just to get a jacket that's not a nylon bomber jacket -- he wore one of those for years and got to where he hated it, so I'm sure the shearling will be a big improvement. CopperPipe Post 2 Bomber leather jackets are so cool! I think that a mens bomber jacket is the epitome of all the many things you associate with pilots -- daring, courageous, a little dangerous, but at the same time still the "good guy.
I think that I may just end up settling for something other than the A-2, since you can still get some really nice looking ones even if they're not quite authentic.
I'd go for a black bomber jacket, I think -- definitely not a nylon bomber jacket though, those things just look weird to me. If anybody reading this actually has one of the original A-2s, you have my undying envy! I've been told it is an original coat. I need to sell it. Marah — May 11, KoRussia verified owner — December 5, This pattern was absloutely perfect!
My daughter fit her jacket well and loves it. I am very satisfied, and will be returning. I made sure I wrote about your pattern and your wesite in my blog. You can view it here: Kelly — December 6, Tea — May 29, LOVED how simple the pattern was. I tried the 2T free version, but will be purchasing the multisize pattern.
The Type A-2 leather flight jacket is one of the most classic and immediately recognizable articles of military clothing ever designed. Since the G-1 flight jacket has been regulation issue gear to pilots of the United States Navy.
The WWII-style "nose art" that adorns the back of this jacket is sepia-toned to give it an antiqued appearance. Cockpit B-3 Leather Bomber Jacket.
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